Marble Almond Bark

Desserts & Baking, Holiday Dishes, Recipes

Marble almond bark from Fraiche Nutrition

I have been making this marble almond bark for years, and am so happy to be passing on this easy and glamorous recipe to you!  It is incredibly impressive to add to your cookie platters or to package up in a clear bag with some pretty ribbon for a hostess gift!

Gingerbread Pancakes

Breakfast, Holiday Dishes, Recipes

Gingerbread Pancakes

I simply couldn’t resist.  I LOVE gingerbread, and my new introduction to the Epicure Gingerbread spice has somehow sparked a world of holiday foodie creativity in me! Gingerbread pancakes for breakfast?  Sure, why the heck not.

Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread Cake

Desserts & Baking, Holiday Dishes, Recipes

Upside-Down Pear Gingerbread Cake

There are few things that define the holidays more than gingerbread. The smell and taste instantly take me back to my childhood and hours spent putting together (and eating) gingerbread houses. I’ve tried so many different versions of upside down cakes, but never one with gingerbread.  Of course pear and gingerbread seemed like a match made in heaven, and the … View The Post

Lemon Almond Ricotta Cake

Desserts & Baking, Holiday Dishes, Recipes

Lemon almond ricotta cake

I was walking through the grocery store, and out of nowhere I had this crazy impulse to buy ricotta.  Now, don’t ask me why.  At first I thought, am I pregnant?  Nope.  But there was no doubt I was leaving that store with the biggest container they sell.  Maybe it’s all of this research that I’m reading about the benefits … View The Post

Parmesan Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Holiday Dishes, Recipes, Sides

Parmesan Lemon Brussel Sprouts

You either love them or hate them. Yes, I’m talking about brussels sprouts. And I confess, until recently I was in the ‘hate them’ group. I had been subjected to years of the mushy cold version (aren’t all veggies cold on the Christmas table by the time we get to them?), so I really had no clue how yummy these … View The Post