There’s something extraordinary about pastry. It’s the perfect combination of crisp, delicate, flaky and tender. Ready-to-bake versions from the store promise convenience but you can make your own in a matter of minutes. Something this special deserves a homemade touch — make yours now and freeze it for Thanksgiving.
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It’s virtually impossible to avoid sugar during trick-or-treat season. Sweet treats can be part of a healthy diet, but some are more spooky than others — pass on these 5 types of candy and you’ll be off to a smart start.
Sweet treats abound throughout Halloween season. Our handmade goodies may not be sugar-free, but they sure will stand out – they are made with real ingredients and have that homemade touch.
Recipes to Try:
Sweet and Spicy Pepitas Popcorn Balls
Chocolate Dipped Clementines
Dark Chocolate Bark
Roll up your sleeves and dive into a seafood fest this holiday weekend. Whether you’ll be celebrating in the sand, poolside, or indoors, these recipes can’t be beat.
Crowd-Pleasing Main Courses
Mustard Roasted Salmon
Grilled Shrimp with Chili Cocktail Sauce
Yellow Trio Salad
Smoky Corn on the Cob
Tomato Salad with Herbs
Mixed Berries with Limoncello
Angel Food Cake and Berries
Make Your Own Margaritas
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April 1st is tomorrow — do you have your prank planned? Have fun with your food and trick the kids and kids at heart with one of these April Fools’ Day dishes. Remember some of these treats are heavy on the sugar, so stick to smaller portions.
In my experience, healthy and Passover don’t always go together, but registered dietitian Bonnie Giller doesn’t agree. Here she shares tips (and a recipe!) from her new book, Passover the Healthy Way.
Keep this year’s Easter celebration seasonal with the flavors of spring. Here are a few simple, fresh recipes to serve at your holiday meal — plus, a couple classic choices.
- Radishes With Butter and Salt
- Steamed Artichokes with Almond Saffron Dip
- Rack of Lamb
- Robin’s Egg Easter Basket Cupcakes (shown above)
Need suggestions for a whole spread? Check out our full Easter menu.
During the week of Passover, celebrants typically skip oats, wheat, rye, corn and other grains. Without those options, Passover food can get boring, and your diet might end up a little imbalanced. Here are a few delicious Passover-friendly recipes to shake things up this year.
- Recipes to Try:
- Moroccan Carrot and Spinach Salad
- Quinoa Pilaf With Crimini Mushrooms
- Chocolate Chip Smooches
- Meringues (Plain and Chocolate Filled)
- Passover Pancakes
- Passover Rolls
- Healthy Broccoli Knishes
Looking for ideas for your seder? Check out our Passover menu suggestions.