Beef Chili

Ingredients: 1 pound beef round, trimmed and cut into ½-inch chunks Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste 1½ tablespoons canola oil 3 onions, chopped 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped 2 tablespoons ground cumin…


Healthy Cornbread

Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups finely ground cornmeal ½ cup white whole wheat flour 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt 1 tbsp unsalted butter 1 large egg, room temperature 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 2 tbsp honey ¼ cup nonfat milk   Directions: Preheat…



  Ingredients:  Crust: 1 1/4 cups whole-wheat pastry flour 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cubed 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream 3 tablespoons canola oil 1/2 cup ice water 1 large egg white, lightly beaten, for brushing   Filling: 1 medium russet potato, peeled 2 medium carrots,…


Cheddar Potato Perogies

  Savoury Perogy Dough Ingredients:  3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 3/4 cups water (approx) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Directions: In bowl, whisk flour with salt. Whisk together egg, water and oil; stir into flour mixture, adding up to 2 tablespoons or more water if needed to make the dough soft but not sticky. Turn out onto…

Roast Goose

Roast Goose

  Ingredients:  1 whole goose, 8 to 10 pounds, thawed if frozen 2 cups water 1 small onion, sliced ¾ teaspoon salt 6 cups soft bread crumbs (9 slices) ¼ cup butter or margarine, melted 1 ½ teaspoons chopped fresh sage leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried sage leaves ¾ teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves…


Classic Mincemeat Pie

  Ingredients: 6 golden delicious apples peeled and grated (5 cups) 2 cups raisins 1/2 cup dried cranberries 2 cups currants 1 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup mixed candied peel 1/4 cup grated lemon rind 3/4 cups lemon juice 3/4 cups apple cider 3/4 cups apple juice 2…


Pumpkin Roll

  Ingredients: For the cake: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/4 tsp ground allspice 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt 3 large eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup canned pumpkin non-stick spray 1/4 cup powdered sugar (to…

glazed sweet potatoes

Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

  Ingredients: 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (about 8 cups) 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste   Directions: Preheat oven to 400 °F. Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a…

cornbread stuffing with sausage

Cornbread Stuffing with Sausage

  Ingredients: 1-pound sweet Italian turkey sausage, (about 4 links), casings removed 2 cups finely chopped onion 1 1/2 cups finely chopped celery 1/4 teaspoon salt Fresh ground pepper, to taste 2 pounds prepared cornbread, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 12 cups) 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 1 1/2-3…

roast turkey

Roast Turkey

  In the United States, the Thanksgiving holiday is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November. Gathering with family and friends to celebrate is always fun. Delicious, classic recipes with a healthy twist are in store for this year’s celebration. Treat your family to a meal that is lower in fat, calories, and sugar….