Cranberry Butternut Squash Soup

O, the excitement of my new kitchen continues…I’ve been busy whipping up hearty harvest recipes this week and last night I created a savory butternut squash soup with an extra kick of fresh cranberries from the local market. This tasty winter squash is quite similar to a pumpkin, yet it has more of a nutty, … Continued

Egg-alicious!

Exciting news…I just moved into my very own apartment and I am thrilled to have my  own full kitchen! It’s beautiful and incredibly spacious…perfect for my cooking soirées and recipe testing…just in time for the holiday season. I have eggs on my mind today…Sunny-side-up, poached or scrambled? Or shall we get creative and whip up … Continued

Pumpkin Bran Cookies

Earlier this week I was in the mood for some serious pumpkin…it must be the fall foliage and autumn breeze that spark my yearning for harvest foods.  These are the days when Central Park is remarkably beautiful; the leaves turning beautiful shades of auburn and rust…reminds me of pumpkins and produce-packed cornucopias.  It’s hard to … Continued

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Continuing with my fall harvest theme, I have created a delectable Pumpkin Bread Pudding that will knock your socks off, leaving your taste buds yearning for more.  I was excited to use a fresh loaf of Nature’s Pride Soft 100% Whole Wheat bread, which has an incredible consistency and is perfectly suited for bread pudding.  … Continued

Almond Encrusted Salmon with Homemade Raspberry Salsa

Last night I enjoyed this delicious salmon dish.  The sweet raspberry salsa makes this salmon a perfect summertime meal. Ingredients 2 Salmon fillets 1/2 cup ground almonds 1 cup raspberries 1/4 cup cilantro, dried 1/4 cup wheat germ 2 eggs 2 tbsp. honey 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 1/4 cup flax seeds … Continued