Orange-Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Recipe Information Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 Enjoy these Brussels as a side or double the glaze and toss with cooked linguini for a delicious main dish. Ingredients 1 pound fresh Brussels sprouts 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup water or Read More »

Eggs Baked in Avocado with Bacon

Recipe Information Total Time: 40 minutes; 15 minutes active Servings: 4 Looking for a low-carb breakfast? Even your Paleo friends will like this one. Vegetarians can skip the bacon, or use a meatless bacon to add a little smoky crunch. A baked avocado is a Read More »

Raspberry Bars

Recipe Information Total Time: 1 3/4 hours Servings: 16 Tart raspberry filling is swirled into a low-fat cream filling in these beautiful bars. A festive summer treat! Ingredients Crust 3/4 cup white whole wheat flour, (see Note) 1/2 cup chopped pecans 2 tablespoons granulated sugar Read More »

Orange Chocolate Truffles

Recipe Information Total Time: 60 minutes (30 minutes day 1, 30 minutes day 2) Servings: Approximately 40 Truffles Elegant and sumptuous, this special occasion indulgence is surprisingly easy to make. Ingredients 10 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 1 cup heavy cream 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier Read More »

Rice and Beans with Orange Kiwi Salsa

While rice and beans and citrusy salsa might seem an unusual pair, the combination is refreshingly delicious. Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable or coconut oil 1 yellow onion, diced (reserve 2 tablespoons raw onion for the salsa) 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon thyme Read More »

Pumpkin-Orange Smoothie

Recipe Information sweet pumpkin smoothies with chunks of pumpkin and mint Total Time: 5 minutes Servings: 2 A bright orange-fleshed pumpkin or winter squash finds a home in this light smoothie, which marries pumpkin, orange and a hint of cinnamon. Ingredients 1/2 cup cooked pumpkin Read More »

Avocado Bread

Recipe Information Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes; 20 minutes active Servings: 12 We’ve all had banana bread, but have you ever had avocado bread? Creamy, lush avocado puree stands in for the bananas and replaces some of the fat with buttery avocado goodness. This Read More »

Berry Cobbler

Recipe Information Total Time: 1 hour; 25 minutes active Servings: 6 The classic cobbler is a perfect vehicle for your beautiful berries. If you don’t have time to fuss with a pie crust, this is a good alternative, since the topping is simply stirred together Read More »

Mom’s Apple Squares

Recipe Information Total Time: 3 1/2 hours (including cooling time) Servings: 12 These scrumptious apple pie squares are hard to resist. Ingredients 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat pastry flour 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar, plus 3/4 cup, divided 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon Read More »

Maple Glazed Acorn Squash

Recipe Information Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4 This simple side won’t disappoint. A dash of garam masala infuses a hint of Indian flavor to the glaze. Ingredients 2 acorn squash (about 2 1/2 pounds) 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Read More »