Sweet Carrot Sauce

Combining eggs, carrots, juice, and a veritable cocktail of sweeteners.

A few weeks ago, I saw a recipe for Carrot Curd on Anatomy of a Dinner Party .  Never heard of it… didn’t really know what the hell a curd was apart from a cheese by-product… but it looked darn good, and I have been dying to make a “lighter” version of it ever since. […]

Lazy Glazed Parsnips

Fish shaped bowl not mandatory.

The often overlooked parsnip can provide a fine alternative to the usual mundane side dish and offers a good smack of fiber.  My favorite way to cook parsnips is by roasting them in a honey mustard glaze.  This Mustard and Honey Glazed Parsnips recipe on RecipeZaar is pretty much how I do it, though I […]

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 […]