Food for Thought – Festive isn't always about food.

Food for thought.... or not!

Believe me, I love to cook in Autumn and Winter.  I adore the tastes, the smells, and the warmth of holiday cooking.  I love to gather friends and family around a festive table in celebration.  I especially enjoyed planning and cooking Thanksgiving dinner with my mother.  I could easily stretch the holidays into an excuse […]

Autumn Gold Pumpkin Butter No Sugar Added

All you need is a slow cooker!

What could be better than a spoonful of creamy pumpkin butter sprinkled with chopped pecans?  The answer is, slow cooked pumpkin butter with no sugar added. Once again, my slow cooker brings me great joy.  I usually make pumpkin butter in a pan on the stove.  This year I decided to give the slow cooker […]

Pumpkin Surprise

Tigger says dis shiz is da bomb.

I thought twice about blogging this one. I adore this recipe, but a version of it exists on just about every diet forum in existence. However, this is the beauty of it… it’s that easy. Incredibly easy. Give something resembling a bowl to a monkey, and the monkey could make it for you. (Although, it […]

Sweet Pumpkin Protein Muffins

Sweet Pumpkin Protein Muffins

This recipe was inspired by my friend Joni who is experimenting with donut recipes. She bought a cute little donut pan and everything. I don’t have one yet, so I just made sweet muffins out of them. Don’t go into these expecting a Krispy Kreme, but they’re really nice and sweet enough for me. Of […]