Holiday favorites

Beverages, Holiday favorites



Warm up this holiday season with Glühwein, a festive spiced mulled wine. German Glühwein is a spiced mulled wine enjoyed during the holidays. Mulled wine is a tradition in many Northern countries where the days are short and the nights cold. There are many variations of this warm holiday drink. […]

Breakfast, Holiday favorites

Easy cinnamon rolls


Easy cinnamon rolls topped with a delicious cream cheese frosting are a heavenly family favorite. We like to make cinnamon rolls around the holidays or for a special weekend treat. My kids LOVE this cream cheese frosting. “It’s just like Cinnabon!” They eagerly claimed. And that made my day. In […]

Glasses filled with cherry and blueberry fools dessert. It shows the layers of cream and fruit.
Desserts, Holiday favorites

Cherry and blueberry fools


Cherry and blueberry fools are an easy and pretty dessert for fourth of July or summertime fun. It’s Northwest cherry season! Fresh cherries are everywhere at the local farmer’s markets. Cherry and blueberry fools are a sweet, creamy dessert that uses fresh seasonal fruit, whipped cream and Greek yogurt. Serve […]

A full banana cream pie featuring loads of whipped cream and bananas in the middle
Desserts, Holiday favorites

Old fashioned banana cream pie


This old fashioned banana cream pie is a decadent cold and creamy treat on a warm summer’s day. Billowy layers of banana, vanilla and cream come together on a graham cracker crust. It’s a delicious classic for a family picnic or BBQ. Start the diet tomorrow and dig right in. […]