We’re not much for camping at the mall doors for Black Friday deals– most of us like staying in our nice warm kitchens, relaxing with family and thinking about the baking season ahead.
Here’s a collection of some of our favorite cookie recipes to help you plan ahead for holiday baking – or if you’ve got the energy after yesterday’s Thanksgiving frenzy, maybe you’ll get a jump on delicious baked gifts!
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November is here, and it’s time to start planning for Thanksgiving dinner. My family has plenty of dishes that must be on the table every year, but I also like to include a new recipe or two to keep things fresh. This year I created a healthy twist on stuffing by using Hodgson Mill Red Quinoa as the base and adding roasted apples, sweet potatoes, dried cranberries, fresh rosemary, maple syrup, apple cider and a dash of cinnamon. Read More »
Want to know the secret to making an easy, show-stopping cake? Make it upside-down. Of course this trick won’t work for all cakes (you can’t get around frosting), but when it comes to putting together a quick, festive-looking cake, upside-down cakes win the prize every time. Read More »
Fall is the perfect time for warm, cozy desserts, and Caramel Apple Crisp with Almond Flour and Oats is one of my favorites. The sweet, brown sugar, caramel apples and crisp almond flour, cinnamon, oat topping are a swoon-worthy combination that become even better with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Not only is this twist on a comfort food classic delicious, it’s easy to put together and can be made gluten-free with one simple ingredient switch. Read More »
It’s October, and that means pumpkin time. Pumpkins are on display everywhere, and pumpkin flavoring is in everything from drinks to main dishes, and my favorite, baked goods. I’ve used pumpkin in bread, muffins, cookies, and pie and now in a delicious cookie bar that’s quick, easy and gluten free thanks to Hodgson Mill Gluten Free Cookie Mix. Read More »
Have you noticed you’ve been pinning more pumpkin and apple recipes lately? Haven’t you been thinking about reaching for the cinnamon and nutmeg a little more often? Maybe you’ve felt a little chill in the air early in the morning that wasn’t there before; or you’ve been unconsciously setting aside light summer clothes for cozier options. It’s time – Fall is almost here! 6 tips for getting your kitchen in shape for baking season Read More »
This year I decided to turn some of our apple harvest into a delicious Whole Grain Apple Crisp Yeast Bread. Everything irresistible about apple crisp can be found in this bread, from the juicy bits of cinnamon-laced apples to the sweet brown sugar and walnut crumble topping. And, not one, but three whole grains are also baked into this dessert-inspired bread, giving it a healthy twist- Hodgson Mill style. Read More »
When I was younger, one of my favorite breakfasts was instant maple and brown sugar oatmeal. It was a quick, easy, and tasty way to start the day. Now that I have matured and am more health conscious, those packages of instant oatmeal are long gone from my morning routine. These days, I like to make a healthier hot breakfast using the same flavors (maple and brown sugar) combined with coconut milk, cinnamon, and Hodgson Mill Multi Grain Hot Cereal with Quinoa & Flax. Read More »
Smoky fire-roasted tomatoes, creamy feta cheese, fresh rosemary, onions, garlic and nutritious Hodgson Mill Bulgur Wheat come together in a flavor-packed soup that’s sure to warm you from the inside out. Read More »
January is one of my favorite months; not because of the weather (it’s much too cold!), but because the pace is slower and more relaxed than the hustle and bustle of November and December. No parties. No shopping. No holiday prep work. Just plenty of time to sit back, enjoy a good book, drink hot tea and of course, nibble on a few cookies. Read More »