Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Twists
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Pumpkin flavored cinnamon roll made from puffy pastry.

Pumpkin adds seasonality and flavor to these lower in sugar, puff pastry cinnamon roll twists ~ by Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD It’s time for another recipe post over at the Sweet Splurges column on Healthy Aperture. This month, I have an easy festive pastry recipe – Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Twists – you can whip together in a […]

Cranberry Walnut Yeast Bread

Homemade bread studded with cranberries and walnuts - perfect for the holidays.

A savory yeast bread studded with walnuts, fresh cranberries and black pepper – delicious for toasting, for sandwiches and for holiday gift giving.  Making homemade bread doesn’t have to be complicated – it just takes some time and elbow grease. I’ve always liked to make bread – meaning the kind that requires yeast that you […]

Caramel Pear Grumble Dessert
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Caramel topping and pear batter make for a delicious and healthier holiday dessert option.

Celebrate the pear during the holidays with this easy-to-make crumble/crisp like dessert. Why do pears get dissed during the holidays? While I may be exaggerating a bit, it does seem that apples, pumpkin and cranberries are center stage during these celebratory times. But pears? Not so much.