Butternut Squash and White Bean Soup

Made with seasonal ingredients like butternut squash, onions, and couscous. Seasoned with coriander, ginger, salt & pepper, thyme, parsley, and garlic. Add in some roasted pistachios, cannellini beans, and chickpeas.

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Honey Oat Muffins

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup flour
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
3 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg 2/3 cup milk
1/3 cup vegetable oil or any type
1/4 cup honey
1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries, optional
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional

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Applesauce Oat Muffins

What could be nicer on a cold winter day than a breakfast that includes healthy, warm muffins? Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/2 cup milk 3…

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Cabbage Soup

This soup is another one designed for a crock pot or Dutch oven. It makes a nice, healthy, and hot meal for a cold winter day. You can add in all types of vegetables beyond what is listed below–cherry tomatoes are a family favorite. (We still have some frozen from our garden last year!) Ingredients:…

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Oribe New Skin & Lip Treatments

One of the benefits of a subscription box like FabFitFun is the ability to “shop” their limited, add-on collections. A lot of high-end makeup and skin care companies offer special deals during these sales. During the winter box sale, Oribe offered two products from their new skin care line—The Balmessence Lip Treatment and the Oribe…

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Potatoes and Tomatoes Vinaigrette

  This recipe combines the heartiness of a winter root vegetable (potato) with natural sources of vitamin c (tomatoes and bell peppers). Ingredients: 3 Potatoes, cut into 1″ cubes (Red potatoes or Yukon Gold work well) 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1/4 Cup white wine vinegar or rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh basil or 1…

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Cream of Celery Soup

This is a wonderfully creamy soup to serve on a cold fall/winter day. Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter 1 small yellow onion (about 1 cup) finely chopped 2 cups celery, very finely chopped 1 large garlic clove, minced 1/3 cup flour 1 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 1/2 cup whole milk 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon…

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5 Minutes with Kara Jorgensen

This is a chance to learn a bit more about Kara Jorgensen, author of The Earl of Brass (Ingenious Mechanical Devices #1) and The Gentleman Devil (Ingenious Mechanical Devices #2). Website: http://karajorgensen.com Twitter: @authorkaraj Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorkarajorgensen I started writing . . . When I was about nine or ten, I was infatuated with Sherlock Holmes after…

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