Happy New Year!

As we enter the last day of the year, it is a time of reflection. I'm proud of the milestone, accomplishments, and growth that I've had in 2019. I've had so many highs and lows this year and some are things that I've never shared. So, here are a few things that I've accomplished, overcome,

Merry Christmas 2019

M E R R Y C H R I S T M A S Recipes Nutty Apricot Cheese Spread 3/4 cup chopped dried apricot 3/4 cup apricot nectar 1/3 cup raisins 1/3 cup commercial chopped chutney 1/4 cup brandy 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 2 (8-ounce) packages cream

1 Countdown to Christmas

C H R I S T M A S Recipes Fruited Swedish Tea Ring FILLING 1 cup chopped canned fruit 1/2 cup raisins 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted 1 teaspoon grated orange peel 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom DOUGH 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast 1-1/4 cups warm water

2 Countdown to Christmas

C H R I S T M A S Recipes French Toast (with Banana or pineapple or sweet potato or pumpkin or carrot or butternut squash) 4 large eggs 2 tablespoons of desired puree from above list 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional) 4 slices whole-wheat bread Nonstick cooking spray 2 teaspoons trans-fat-free soft tub margarine spread