CHEERS TO A HEALTHY AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

‘GINGER BOOST’ CLEANSING DETOX SMOOTHIE RECIPE

Happy New Year! Enjoy every sip of this ‘feel good’ detox smoothie. Easy to make, this blended beverage is perfect to boost the immune system during the cold and flu season. Nelly, a Huckleberry Hill subscriber, is a Registered Nurse that specializes in dietary issues and clean living. In November, she shared a day after… Continue reading ‘GINGER BOOST’ CLEANSING DETOX SMOOTHIE RECIPE

Champagne Delights!

Sparkling Champagne New Year’s Punch

Happy New Year!  -Champagne Cocktail Bar- Often, we will have a champagne bar for a party. All it takes is an ice bucket to keep bottles chilled, champagne and sugar cubes. Set out crystal champagne flutes and you are ready for a crowd! Use fresh cranberries for holiday garnish. Then, help yourself… -Festive Mini Cans-… Continue reading Sparkling Champagne New Year’s Punch

Christmas Ravioli

Chef Morsiani: Festive Tomato Ravioli, Brandy Parmesan Fondue

 During winter months, many Italian households are busy making ravioli. Nothing beats warm filled pasta on a cold night.  This glorious festive red ravioli is wonderful for the Christmas season! Garnished with fresh basil this dish speaks, 'Happy Christmas.' Best of all, the little pillows of pasta enclose a simple and delicious ricotta filling. This… Continue reading Chef Morsiani: Festive Tomato Ravioli, Brandy Parmesan Fondue

D'Aquanno Reserve

Tangcello Recipe, A Delightful Christmas Gift

Italian liquor, 'Tangcello' (similar to limoncello) is perfect for holiday gift giving! Keep the chill of winter away with this soul warming beverage. From Sicily to Monterey Bay, Frank D’Aquanno is pleasing family and friends this Christmas season with his glorious homemade tangcello. He inspires others, to share the joy, in making homemade liquor. How fun!… Continue reading Tangcello Recipe, A Delightful Christmas Gift

Sugar Plum Delights

Sugar Plum Fairy Treats

  Enjoy these amazingly healthy, simple ‘no-bake’ sugar plums. Many years ago, while teaching second grade, my class had a Nutcracker themed holiday party. Our room parent made sugar plum fairy treats. They were at hit, devoured by children and adults. I have used this recipe ever since. These morsels are delightfully packed with flavor… Continue reading Sugar Plum Fairy Treats

Balanced Holidays

Simple ‘Day After’ Holiday Detox

It's holiday season! Yesterday, in California we had record breaking warm weather...and decadent Thanksgiving dishes. Indulgences can be balanced out with an easy detox smoothie that adults and children love. Either post-Thanksgiving or between holiday parties, this recipe is filled with vitamins and probiotics. This smoothie is perfect to boost the immune system during this… Continue reading Simple ‘Day After’ Holiday Detox

EMBRACE A HEALTHY FALL

There is Always, Always, Always Something to be THANKFUL For.

  Looking for family based Thanksgiving activities? In honor of 'Turkey Day' we are sharing wishbone memories and joyful activities for the holiday season. My book characters Molly and Fern LOVE to make a wish over the Thanksgiving wish bone. Of course, this was an annual event for my real life sister Fran and I… Continue reading There is Always, Always, Always Something to be THANKFUL For.