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Potato Turnip Mushroom Gratin Recipe

by Jeanette on November 20, 2013 · 19 Comments
Potato Turnip Mushroom Gratin © Jeanette's Healthy Living

This Potato Turnip Mushroom Gratin is a nice addition to any holiday table, made lighter by the addition of vegetable stock and Greek yogurt. Dried mushrooms bump up the flavor profile in this recipe. As the weather turns cooler and holiday menus are planned, rich comfort foods seem to make more regular appearances on dinner […]

Gluten-Free Pear and Apple Crisp Recipe

by Jeanette on November 2, 2012 · 18 Comments
Gluten-Free Pear Apple Crisp

Last winter, my sister forwarded me an article from NPR featuring gluten-free desserts, and I’ve kept it tucked in my pile of recipes to try. One of the recipes caught my eye in particular – the Gluten-Free Pear Apple Crisp. Every fall, I make Apple Crisp and it’s one of my family’s traditions as a […]

Recipe for Turkey Stock and Turkey Soba Noodle Soup

by Jeanette on November 24, 2011 · 17 Comments
Turkey Soba Noodle Soup

If you celebrated Thanksgiving today, you probably have some leftover turkey (unless you were lucky enough to be invited over to someone else’s house or ate at a restaurant). As soon as everyone was done eating their Thanksgiving meal and dishes were cleared, I put a big pot of Turkey Stock on the stove and […]

Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed with Quinoa Mushroom Pilaf

by Jeanette on November 21, 2011 · 22 Comments
Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed with Quinoa Mushroom Pilaf

This recipe for Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed with Quinoa Mushroom Pilaf is a great meatless option when entertaining. It’s elegant and colorful and will make any guest feel special. This is a big week for Americans celebrating Thanksgiving. Although turkey is traditionally served as the main course, it’s likely that many of you will have […]

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Spiced Pumpkin Pie Recipe

by Jeanette on November 19, 2011 · 15 Comments
Gluten-Free Spiced Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie, along with Apple Crisp, are our family’s traditional desserts for Thanksgiving each year. Sometimes I offer to mix things up, but as many of you can probably relate, Thanksgiving is not the time to mess around with tradition in some households. This year, however, I was forced to make a few changes to […]

Healthy Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

by Jeanette on November 18, 2011 · 13 Comments
Gluten-Free Apple Oatmeal Crisp

Today, I am sharing my collection of gluten-free and dairy-free Thanksgiving recipes that I have accumulated this past year. I can’t believe how quickly Thanksgiving has crept up on us. This time of year always seems to go at warp speed. This is our family’s first gluten-free (and dairy-free) Thanksgiving. It’s almost been one year […]

Mushroom Cornbread Stuffing Muffins Recipe

by Jeanette on November 16, 2011 · 33 Comments
Gluten-Free Mushroom Stuffing Muffins

Thanksgiving Day should be a day for both the cook and the family to relax, but oftentimes, the cook spends the better part of the day in the kitchen. At least, that’s what used to happen in my house until I realized that so many of the Thanksgiving dishes could be prepared ahead of time. […]

Easy Side Dish Recipe – Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Grapes

by Jeanette on November 15, 2011 · 18 Comments
Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Grapes

Roasting vegetables is one of the easiest ways to prepare almost any kind of vegetable. I’ve roasted cauliflower, broccoli, beets, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and brussels sprouts, all using the same technique. It is super easy and quick, making it my go-to method for preparing vegetables on short notice, perfect for Thanksgiving and the Holidays. So […]

Cranberry Ginger Upside-Down Cake Recipe – 50 Women Game Changers in Food – Nancy Silverton

by Jeanette on November 11, 2011 · 45 Comments
Gluten Free Cranberry Ginger Upside Down Cake

Thanksgiving side dishes and desserts have been on my mind the last few weeks. I’ve been a little stressed about coming up with gluten-free foods that will taste good, look good and meet the dietary restrictions of my son this Thanksgiving, and through the holidays. This is the first holiday season since we discovered my […]

Spiced Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup Recipe for Thanksgiving

by Jeanette on November 9, 2011 · 24 Comments
Spiced Carrot Sweet Potato Soup

Recently, a friend asked me if I knew what she could eat to help her heal from surgery. I hadn’t really thought about foods that helped speed the healing and recovery process after surgery. But, it makes sense – your body needs nutrients to help rebuild cells and tissue, and you want to make sure […]

Gluten-Free Apple Oatmeal Crisp Recipe

by Jeanette on November 6, 2011 · 23 Comments
Gluten-Free Apple Oatmeal Crisp

One of my kids’ favorite desserts when the weather gets cooler is apple crisp. This season, I’ve played around with a few gluten-free apple crisp toppings since one of my kids is on a gluten-free diet. I’ve made a few variations the past several weeks, and finally came up with a gluten-free topping for apple […]

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Coffee Cake Recipe

by Jeanette on October 29, 2011 · 35 Comments
Gluten Free Pumpkin Coffee Cake

These Gluten-Free Pumpkin Coffee Cake Muffins are so good, it’s hard to eat just one. This weekend, our elementary school is holding its annual Halloween Fall Fair, a huge fundraiser that helps pay for all the fun educational programs for our children. In addition to lots of fun Halloween themed games, there is a bake […]

Easy Recipe for Oven Roasted Vegetables with Sage and Thyme

by Jeanette on October 18, 2011 · 37 Comments
Roasted Root Vegetables Cover

Did you know that eating the right foods can help you feel more energetic and contribute to a good mood? According to Joy Bauer’s Food Cures, high quality carbohydrates and protein (found primarily in plant foods) contain vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that help contribute to a good mood. These include whole grains, legumes, vegetables […]

The Day After Thanksgiving – Turkey Congee Recipe

by Jeanette on November 25, 2010 · 6 Comments

Turkey Congee, a Thanksgiving tradition in many Chinese American families A tradition in many Chinese American households is to make turkey congee (also called “shi fan” and “jook”) the day after Thanksgiving. As soon as Thanksgiving dinner is over, a pot of water is put on the stove, and filled with leftover turkey bones (I […]

A Day of Thanksgiving and Reflection

by Jeanette on November 24, 2010 · 2 Comments

Thanksgiving is a day of reflection, a day to stop and ponder all that I am grateful for despite the many challenges of this past year. A year ago, this blog did not exist. Instead, I was nursing my 17-year old son back to health after he suffered a horrible football concussion. Locked in the house […]

Chili Spiced Almond Recipe and More Quick and Easy Snacks

by Jeanette on November 24, 2010 · 4 Comments

Chili Spiced Almonds, a quick and easy last minute snack If you’re looking for a last minute snack or appetizer recipe for Thanksgiving, here are a few quick and easy ideas, including a recipe for Chili Spiced Almonds. All of these snacks and appetizers are super quick and easy to make: Assorted Tartine from Jeanette’s […]

Coconut Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

by Jeanette on November 18, 2010 · 4 Comments

One of my childhood favorites for Thanksgiving was sweet potato casserole topped with toasted mini marshmallows, so when I came across a recipe that used a meringue topping instead of marshmallows for a sweet potato casserole, I knew I had to try it. I added a tropical touch to the sweet potato casserole, using coconut […]