Thai Basil Coconut Curry Stir Fry
Dairy Free / Egg free / Fresh Produce / Gluten Free / Main Dishes / Savory and Splendid! / Vegetables

Thai Basil Coconut Curry Stir Fry

The recipe that I am sharing with you today actually resulted from a variety of things that we needed to use up in the fridge. Week old Thai basil. Even older leeks…not even going to mention how much older. Freshly picked broccoli. Half of a can of coconut milk, being stored in a container from … Continue reading

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…

Candied Sweet Potato Casserole
Baking Goodness! / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Goodness on the Side! / Vegetables

Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

This recipe for a Candied Sweet Potato Casserole has become a regular side dish at dinners for Thanksgiving and Christmas in our family. I wasn’t sure whether to call it “Sweet Potato Bake,” “Candied Sweet Potatoes,” or “Sweet Potato Casserole.” Because I couldn’t decide between the three, combining the names seemed logical to me…and so … Continue reading

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

Pumpkin Coconut Milk Dump Cake
Baking Goodness! / Cakes / Desserts / For the Holidays! / Fresh Produce / Sweet Treats! / Using Coconut Oil / Vegetables

Pumpkin Coconut Milk Dump Cake

Tonight I was making a meal for some friends who lost a loved one and was trying to come up with a quick and easy dessert. I remembered I had seen another friend on Facebook post a picture of a pumpkin dump cake they had made. I knew we had some canned pumpkin and a … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cinnamon Bread {Mom’s Pumpkin Bread}
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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cinnamon Bread {Mom’s Pumpkin Bread}

I always remember what a special treat it was to have pumpkin bread when I was a kid, and I still love it to this day! Those memories, and my longing to continue with my pumpkin-baking-spree, prompted me to open up my “family cookbook” that one of my sisters made for the rest of us … Continue reading