side dish - honey-ginger roasted carrots.

Honey-Ginger Roasted Carrots

Fresh carrots coated in a spicy sweet glaze of honey and ginger and roasted until just tender. These are an excellent addition to a holiday meal and simple enough for a weeknight. Recipe Highlights: Quick and easy recipe for holiday meals or family dinners Roasted carrots (and all roasted vegetables) have a nutty sweetness that often appeals to non-vegetable lovers. Low…

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Cooking up a Lighter Easter on New Day Northwest

It still sounds both cool and surreal to say this: Monday morning I was on T.V.! I was invited to appear on Seattle’s daytime talk show New Day Northwest to share my weight loss story and several lightened dishes for Easter. It was a fantastic experience. Everyone at the show and the station as a whole were warm and inviting….

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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…

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Colorful Easter Meringue Cookies

More than a year ago I went on a mission to conquer making meringues. It took me a few months and several dozen eggs worth of trial and error but eventually I figured out the technique and now I am a meringue making machine! Last Easter I took my new skill to a new level and experimented with a number…

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Crustless Quiche Two Ways

Easter candy is my favorite of all the candies marketed specifically for holidays. I love the bright colors. I especially love the chocolate eggs with crispy candy shells, fruit flavored jelly beans, and larger pastel malted chocolate eggs. Next Sunday I am sure I will wind up consuming more than my fair share of sugar. I do like the candy in the…

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