Exotic Orange Cake
First off, Happy Valentine's Day. Unfortunately, I didn't bake or cook anything as much as I wanted to. We just had dinner at Sweet Tomatoes with my brothers' and their family. DH surprised me with flowers though (and a dozen donut later on though this is not a surprise). It might be normal for others, but not for him. He is not the romantic kind usually, so I was surprised. I had a lot of plans, a lot. But very few goes to reality lately. Take this for example. We were planing to go back to…
Gingerbread Marshmallows & Christmas Cocoa
I first made marshmallows almost a year ago. Remember the Toasted Coconut Marshmallows? They were so good. Homemade marshmallows blow those store-bought nuggets out of the water. I don’t know why I don’t make them more often. When I saw my friend Julia over at Fat Girl Trapped in a Skinny Body tweet about Gingerbread Marshmallows, I made plans to make them that very weekend. So, how’s it taste? They are so light and fluffy and perfectly spiced. They aren’t too overwhelming as to take over…
Quick Cranberry Gelatin Salad
Since this tangy salad keeps well, I make it a day ahead for my Christmas menu. It's also a great choice to take to a holiday potluck - even people who aren't fond of cranberries think it's yummy. I got the recipe from a friend at church who likes to cook and bake as much as I do. -Betty Claycomb, Alverton, Pennsylvania
Nourishing Chai Hot Chocolate | Recipes to Nourish
Chai Hot Chocolate is the perfect warming drink on a cold day. This hot, creamy, nourishing drink is protein-rich, fragrant, sweet and slightly spicy with hints of cardamom, cinnamon, fennel, ginger and more. | Recipes to Nourish
Chocolate Sweet Potato Pie with Strawberry Gelee (Grain-free)
Sweet potatoes are a great source of anti-oxidants, vitamin A, and manganese, as well as helping regulate blood sugar. Adding to goodness of sweet potatoes and gelatin, this pie has no gluten, grains, dairy, or refined sugar, so there's no reason not to indulge in this decadent treat.
French Cream with Sugared Grapes
Looking for a truly elegant finale for your holiday dinner? My dessert will do the trick. It looks so regal surrounded by pretty sugared fruit, and the flavor is divine. A friend gave me this recipe several years ago, and it's been in high demand at my house ever since.—June Bridges, Franklin, Indiana
Frosted Gelatin Salad
A sweet, creamy topping frosts tis extra-fruity gelatin that is chock-full of canned apricots and crushed pineapple. "It's a colorful salad to serve at potluck dinners," reports Bertha Johnson of Indianapolis, Indiana. "Everyone loves the combination of flavors."