easy holiday peppermint meringue kisses

Peppermint Meringue Kisses

Quick and easy, peppermint meringue kisses are an essential addition to any festive cookie plate. Only 40 calories and 1 Weight Watchers Point Plus a piece, you can nibble a few for the price of one gingerbread cookie. Thanks to their crisp shell and marshmallowy center, peppermint meringue kisses are one of my essential treats for the Christmas season. Something…

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Gorgonzola & Cranberry

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Gorgonzola & Cranberry are a stunning side dish. Easy, healthy and so flavorful! Make this recipe your signature holiday dish. Some very brave friends of ours started our Thanksgiving meals early this year when they invited all of their friends with kids to a pre-holiday feast. Over a dozen kids under the age of five generated…

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Yummy Potato Casserole

Growing up there were a few dishes that my grandma would make only for holiday meals or special family dinners. My sister and I looked forward to them and made sure to double-check that they would be on the menu a week or so in advance of the meal. One of these recipes is known in our family as Yummy…

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Gifting Sunshine – Candied Citrus

Winter in the Pacific Northwest is notoriously grey. I’m pretty sure the weather this time of year is the reason for our soggy reputation. It would be awfully handy to be able to manifest sunshine whenever the dreary clouds become overwhelming. I can’t give the sun to those I love but I have found a way to share a tiny…

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Moist, sweet, hearty, and laced with spices to chase the winter chill away. This Gingerbread cake is the ultimate Holiday treat.

Gingerbread Cake with Light Cream Cheese Frosting

Moist, sweet, hearty, and laced with spices to chase the winter chill away. This Gingerbread cake is the ultimate Holiday treat. Our family has two December birthdays. I am not one to shy away from a reason to celebrate, but December birthdays do come with their own set of challenges. When it comes to calendar placement, Mike will tell you,…

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