Serves 12 Ingredients 6 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped 3 cups cooked delicata squash*, seeds and skins removed, mashed 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice or equal parts ground nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon 1 tablespoon vanilla 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup whole […]
Raspberry Fool Serves 4 Ingredients 1 1/2 pints raspberries 1/4 cup rum 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon powdered sugar 1 cup heavy whipping cream Instructions Mash berries with a fork, add rum and marinate for at least 1 hour, or overnight. Whip vanilla extract, powdered sugar and whipping cream until soft peaks […]
Blackberry Fool Serves 4 Ingredients 1 1/2 pints blackberries 1/4 cup rum 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon powdered sugar 1 cup heavy whipping cream Instructions Mash berries with a fork, add rum and let sit for at least 1 hour, or overnight. Whip vanilla extract, powdered sugar and whipping cream until soft […]
Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cup cantaloupe chunks 1 cup seedless watermelon chunks 1 cup cucumber, peeled and chopped 1 cup strawberries, hulled 1/4 cup cold water 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Serve over ice, if desired, or make popsicles.
Spicy, Sweet and Salty Candied Pecans Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1/2 cup powdered sugar 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 cups chopped pecans 2 tablespoons water Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sugar, salt and cayenne pepper. […]
Chocolate Strawberry Parfait with Spicy Pecans Serves 4 Ingredients 8 tablespoons spicy cayenne pecans, chopped 4 cups plain Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon honey 2 cups frozen strawberries (not in syrup), thawed and chopped medium 1/2 cup dark chocolate, melted–Use chocolate with 70% cocoa or greater Directions Thoroughly combine yogurt and honey. Layer 1/2 cup yogurt, […]
4 servings Ingredients 1/2 pound grapes, stems removed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 4 teaspoons honey, warmed 2 tablespoons dark chocolate, shaved Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees. On a foil- or parchment-lined sheet pan, combine grapes and olive oil; toss to coat. Roast grapes until blistered, about 15 […]
Watermelon Mango Ice Pops Ingredients: 3 cups watermelon 1 cup mango, fresh or frozen (thawed) Directions: Blend watermelon and mango together in a blender until smooth. Pour into ice pop holders and freeze overnight.
Serves 4 Ingredients 8 tablespoons pistachios, shelled and coarsely chopped 8 tablespoons raw almonds, coarsely chopped 4 cups plain Greek yogurt 3 1/2 teaspoons honey 2 cups fresh or frozen (thawed) berries of your choice – raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, etc. 4 tablespoons dark chocolate, chopped – Use chocolate with 70% cocoa or higher for immune-boosting […]
Happy Halloween! Autumn is the favorite season for many of us, and for good reason. With fall comes the beautiful foliage, apple orchards, the return of everything pumpkin, plus one of our favorite holidays—Halloween! Kids especially love Halloween for the costumes, parties and of course, the candy. And while adults enjoy seeing their precious little […]