Apple Cake

Baking cakes is tough work. Bake them for too long, and they turn out dry. Too little time in the oven? The center is dense and mushy, two words you never want associated with your baked creation. That's what makes this cake stand out from the rest of the pack - with all of the … Continue reading Apple Cake

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Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread

Sometimes it can be hard to reconcile my commitment to healthy eating with my ever-persistent sweet tooth. That's why I love this recipe - it's low on sugar (but still plenty sweet) and full of fiber thanks to the whole wheat flour and pureed pumpkin. The recipe even cuts out butter by substituting in olive oil, making … Continue reading Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread

Root Vegetable Couscous

While this dish might be rather dull in color, it's shining with flavor. With a long list of spices (star anise, cinnamon sticks, ginger, turmeric, and paprika), every bite tastes sweet, spicy, and delicious. The toughest part of this recipe is the preparation. While root vegetables might be plentiful at this time of year, their … Continue reading Root Vegetable Couscous