Spiced Rum Summer Fruit Parfait ~ Recipe ReDux

This month’s Recipe ReDux theme was to get in the spirit and share a healthy way to cook, bake or mix-it-up with spirits, extracts or other alcohols. Summer’s cool, creamy and fruity desserts are a fun place to stir in this little surprise! This tiramisu-inspired recipe features vanilla wafers that absorb the rum and spice flavor … Continue reading

Good Luck Black-Eyed Pea Hummus ~ Recipe ReDux

Every New Years, my mom reminds me that we’re supposed to eat black-eyed peas and wear yellow underwear for good luck. For whatever reason, I always buy black-eyed peas but have yet to eat them for New Year’s Eve – instead they sit in my freezer for the year. Perhaps my black-eyed pea luck is … Continue reading

Coast-to-Coast Sweetpotato Applesauce ~ Recipe ReDux Sponsored Recipe Contest

I received free samples of California sweetpotatoes mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Sweetpotato Council and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. I’ve spent the week getting to know California sweetpotatoes; not to … Continue reading

Smokey Sweetpotatoes ~ Recipe ReDux Sponsored Recipe Contest

“I received free samples of California sweetpotatoes mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Sweetpotato Council and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.” Yes, you read correctly, sweetpotatoes. Despite my computer and phone’s attempts … Continue reading

Marinated Chickpeas ~ Recipe ReDux

If I’m going to eat a salad, it needs to be exciting… It doesn’t need a lot, but it needs something. Besides artichoke hearts (in water) or tomatoes or peppers, two of my favorite salad toppers are chickpeas and quinoa… But this post is about chickpeas (and ellipses apparently). Have you ever run into that … Continue reading