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Warm Wassail by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What's wassail, you ask? It's, traditionally, a warm, spiced punch.  But don't let the word punch fool you -- this one is for adults only. Come in from the cold, sit ... Read on »
Holiday Scones by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As you can tell, I'm packing on the recipes for your holiday cooking and baking.  Not all are low in fat and healthy, I must add, but once in a while a sweet treat ca ... Read on »
Sugarplums by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Twas the Night Before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. This the beginning of my favorite Chrsitmas story. When it co ... Read on »
Cranberry Chutney by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Perfect for Christmas dinner as a compliment to your meat dish or put on a cracker with some cream cheese for a cocktail party. 1 red apple, unpeeled 1 orange, un ... Read on »
Gingerbread Oranments by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Does it seem too early to talk about decorating your tree?  Or are you like me and it's fully decorated already?  We usually light our tree the day after Thanksgiving ... Read on »
Turkey Soup by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Plan ahead and get ready for turkey soup after Thanksgiving is over.  This is a nice twist, made with tortellini and watercress. 4 quarts ( 16 cups) water The car ... Read on »
Easy Stuffing by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This is a real easy stove-top stuffing recipe for cooks who want to make their own but don't want to take the time to cube and dry the bread. No need to actually stuf ... Read on »
Bar Stools for your Kitchen by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today I am doing something a little different.  I am offering to you a guest writer on the subject of decorating your kitchen/eating area. Rob is writing from Barstools.net ... Read on »
Cranberry Bread by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 2 c. flour 1/2 t. salt 1/2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. baking soda 2 T. liquid sweetener or 1 1/2 c. sugar 1 c. cranberries, halved 1/2 c. walnuts 3/4 c. unswe ... Read on »
Easy Potato Ham Soup by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 3 c. potatoes, peeled and cubed 1.2 c. chopped celery 1/2 c. chopped onion 1 cube chicken bouillon 1 c. water 1 T. minced garlic 1 t. dried parsley 1/2 ... Read on »
Sweet Potato Chili Cakes with Cilantro Lime Sauce by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cilantro Lime Sauce -- make ahead 8 oz. sour cream 1/2 c. cilantro, minced 1 lime, zested and juiced pinch of salt Combine sour cream, cilantro, lime zest, ... Read on »
Butternut Squash Harvest Stew by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Peel and dice into 1 1/2 inch pieces 1 medium rutabaga, 2 medium parsnips, 6 medium carrots, 6 red potatoes 2 c. cubed butternut squash 2 T. butter 1.5 lb. ... Read on »
Peanut Butter Pumpkin Bread by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 3 c, sugar 1 can (15 oz.) solid packed pumpkin 4 eggs 1 c. vegetable oil 3/4 c. water 2/3 c. peanut butter 3 1/2 c flour 2 t. baking soda  1 1/2 t. sa ... Read on »
Carmelized Cranberry Mushroom Galette by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 8 oz. mascarpone cheese 1 T. cranberry sauce 1 T. orange marmalade 2 T. sugar 1 c. chopped red onion 1 c. dried cranberries 3/4 c. chopped fresh mushrooms 1 T. ... Read on »
German Chili by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1 medium onion chopped Butter 1 lb. sausage 4 1/2 c. water 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 1/2 t. salt 1 t. dill seed 1/4 t. caraway seed 16 oz. c ... Read on »
Roaster Butternut Squash with Cider Vinaigrette by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 1 (1 1/2 lb.) butternut squash, peeled and 3/4 inch cubed Olive oil 1 T. pure maple syrup Salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 T. dried cranberries 3/4 c. a ... Read on »
Spinach Tart by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Using Greek yogurt and Norwegian cheese, this scrumptious dish becomes quite International! Preheat over to 350 degrees. 1 unbaked pie crust ( for 8 or 9 in ... Read on »
Pear and Cranberry Salad by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Pears are plentiful in my home state right now. They're juicy and good. Combine them with some frozen cranberries and you have a wonderful sweet and, at the same time ... Read on »
Cauliflower & Penne Pasta by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's cool and rainy today here in Michigan.  It's now time to turn to some of those warm, comfort food dishes. This one is great for a quick Fall dinner. Beware, with ... Read on »
Chicken Stir-Fry by Jane M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you like this blog, please look for my other blogs: Thyme for Herbs Read on »