Today's Recipes to the Rescue Guilty Pleasure

by Megan Greene Did you know over 20 million Americans have diabetes, and nearly 5 million are not aware that they have this disease? Considering that October is National Diabetes Month, we've decided to share a few healthy desserts for those with diabetes. Check out our list of the tastiest diabetic friendly desserts. Mocha Ricotta Tiramisu You will need: 1 tsp espresso powder 1⁄2 cup boiling water 2 tbsp coffee liqueur or brandy (optional) 1 tsp  sugar 1 cup light ricotta cheese 1 cup low-fat yogurt 1⁄4 cup of  icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1  oz of semi-sweet dark chocolate Ready in 25 mintues Baked Almond-Stuffed Peaches You will need: 5 dried apricot halves, finely... CONTINUE READING 6


Delicious Brownie Bites Perfect For The Holidays

Get your baking pans out ladies because today is National Brownie Day! To pay tribute to the chocolatey treat, we've rounded up baked goodies that will work perfectly for your holiday entertaining, from peppermint-topped brownie bites to gingerbread brownie bars to chocolate-covered brownie pops. Treat yourself and your guests to these delicious desserts this holiday and you'll have yourself a... CONTINUE READING 10

Lotsa Latkes: A Holiday Favorite Five Ways

Hanukkah is just around the corner, with eight festive, fun-filled nights kicking off this Saturday, and one of our favorite parts of the holiday are the latkes, those perfectly crispy potato pancakes that traditionally accompany the Hanukkah meal. We love tradition just fine, but even more so, we love putting our own spin on the classics, so to get you... CONTINUE READING 10

Homemade for the Holidays: 6 Sweet Jarred Gifts

Every year, it's always the same—our holiday shopping list seems small and doable at first, but come December 25th, after weeks and weeks of trying to buy the perfect present, our bank accounts are empty and our sanity's pushed to the brink! Instead of feeding into the commercial Christmas craze, how about opting for sweet homemade holiday gifts straight from... CONTINUE READING 4

Quick Fixes for Thanksgiving Dinner Disasters

If it’s your turn to whip up a Thanksgiving feast for the family this year, chances are you might be feeling a little anxious. Will the turkey turn out dry? Will the mashed potatoes have lumps? Will the pie come out cracked? If these are thoughts racing through your mind, then let us put you at ease. For every disaster... CONTINUE READING 2

5 Fall Pies Ready For Your Thanksgiving Table

Turkey? Check? The fixings? Check. Cocktails? Got ‘em. What could be missing? Duh, the pie! Thanksgiving dinner simply isn’t complete without a yum-filled pie and we’ve got not one but five of them. Filled with fall goodness like caramel apples, cranberries, pumpkins, pomegranates and maybe a shot or two of bourbon (oh come on, it’s the holidays!), you definitely won’t... CONTINUE READING 12

Mouthwatering Breads To Bake Up For The Holidays

Happy Homemade Bread Day! Yes, November 17th marks the day when bakers all over break out their rolling pins to whip up warm, delicious loaves of freshly baked bread. And it couldn't come at a better time—Thanksgiving is just around the corner and a house filled with the aromas of homemade bread simply screams "the holidays." Whip up one (or... CONTINUE READING 3

Not Your Mama's Chicken Soup

Chicken soup warms the soul, but not all chicken soups are created equal. Yes, you may nostalgically love the chicken 'n' noodle soup your mom used to whip up for you when you had those cold weather sniffles, but your adult taste buds now are probably craving a little more pizzazz than your childhood fave can offer. In honor of... CONTINUE READING 4

7 Yummy Recipes For Leftover Halloween Candy

You tricked, you treated, and now you've had pieces of leftover Halloween candy seemingly everywhere in your house all weekend, tempting you at every turn. It's officially time for all of us to rid our cabinets, cupboards and secret hiding spots of those sweet temptations, so we're whipping up delicious candy-filled desserts to pass on to friends, family, co-workers, neighbors,... CONTINUE READING 6


The time is finally here to pack up the grill and say goodbye to your favorite warm weather food joints until next season. But that doesn’t mean your daily dinners have to suffer for flavor. The season of the crock pot has arrived, and with it, plenty of recipe options that are quick and easy to make. Take advantage of... CONTINUE READING 11


On Dia de los Muertos, it's customary to cover an altar dedicated to a loved one with sweet treats like sugar skulls, colorful candies and sweet breads. To honor the day, gather your amigas together and enjoy some delicious Day of the Dead-inspired desserts, from homemade sugar skulls to spiked Mexican hot chocolate to pan de muerto, a Mexican sweet... CONTINUE READING 7