Holidays

Coconut Milk Eggnog

Want a delicious dairy-free but still incredibly indulgent eggnog?  Try this historic recipe from the 19th century using coconut milk that appears in my cookbook, Mrs. Claus Cooks for Holiday Entertaining!   Coconut Egg Nog  Egg nog is a favorite for the holidays, but it can be so heavy! For a dairy-free option, using coconut …

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GF Thanksgiving Maple Roasted Butternut Squash with Wild Rice and Cranberries

GF Thanksgiving, Pt. 2: Maple Roasted Squash

Creamy butternut squash roasted with maple syrup, paired with nutty wild rice and tart cranberries makes for a delicious gluten free, vegetarian, even vegan side dish.  The serving suggestion makes portion control easy for a large group, although you may want to make more than one per person! Maple Roasted Butternut Squash with Wild Rice …

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GF Thanksgiving, Pt 1: Harvest Millet Dressing

You may look at millet and think, “That looks like birdseed!”, and you would be right.  Birds love millet and it is found in all sorts of birdseed blends.  But it is also a really tasty seed for us to incorporate into our diets.  Millet is rich in B17 which should be a part of …

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Greens for New Year’s

In the Southern United States, the tradition of cooking a big pot of greens to go along with black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day stretches back to Colonial Times.  Hoppin’ John, a combination of black-eyed peas and rice that originated in South Carolina is a favorite along with crusty cornbread baked in hot cast iron.  …

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