Hoppin’ John (A traditional New Year’s meal)
Dairy Free / Egg free / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Gluten Free / Main Dishes / Savory and Splendid! / Vegetables

Hoppin’ John (A traditional New Year’s meal)

Happy New Year! Today, I made Hoppin’ John! This a traditional New Year’s meal, incorporating black eyed peas, or pigeon peas. I had always heard that eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day was traditional, but never knew why. So, I went to Wikipedia and learned what it had to say: “Hoppin’ John is…

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Spice Muffins
Baking Goodness! / Breakfast / Cakes / Dairy Free / Desserts / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Snacks / Sweet Treats! / Using Freshly Ground Flour / Vegetables

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Not too long ago I posted a recipe for Whole Wheat Pumpkin Oat Muffins. They were good, but had a lighter and chewier texture. What I was in the mood for the other day was a pumpkin muffin that had more of a cake-like crumb and consistency. I played around a bit and came up … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Oat Muffins
Baking Goodness! / Breakfast / Dairy Free / Fresh Produce / Snacks / Sweet Treats! / Using Freshly Ground Flour / Vegetables

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Oat Muffins

Today’s post is an addition to the Fall series that I am doing on using pumpkin. It seems like the everyone goes crazy for pumpkin when the air starts to cool and the leaves start to turn, and for some reason I am no exception. The oven has been turned off pretty much all summer, … Continue reading

Pumpkin Curry Soup
Dairy Free / Egg free / Fresh Produce / Savory and Splendid! / Soups / Vegetables

Pumpkin Curry Soup

Fall. Cool air. Soups. Pumpkin. All of these things were swirling around in my head one night recently as I was thinking about what to make for dinner. It all came together with this bold-flavored soup with a curry flare. I had no problem throwing the soup together with it’s many flavor-inducing components, but honestly … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes
Breakfast / Dairy Free / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Using Freshly Ground Flour

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes

This past weekend I woke up and felt the crispness of the fall breeze coming through my open bedroom window and suddenly I had this incredible urge to make something very pumpkiny. I happened to have some frozen pumpkin puree in the freezer that I made last year, which ended up working out perfectly for … Continue reading