Archive for December 2013

Pumpkin Panna Cotta: A Dessert for the Holidays

pumpkin panna cotta with candlelight

Happy Holidays! It’s been a busy past few weeks,  and I hope you are enjoying a few days off to visit with family and friends and recharge for the coming year.   I’ve been working on this recipe for a while — the seal of approval finally came when my husband suggested I bring these pumpkin panna cottas to a recent family gathering — that’s when I knew I had finally found the right combination of ingredients.

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Nutrient of the Week: Vitamin C from Oranges

vitamin c from oranges

I’m guessing that you already know about getting vitamin C from oranges.  Do you also know that kiwi, red pepper and broccoli are good sources of vitamin C? How about strawberries, cabbage and brussels sprouts?  There are many fruits and vegetables which provide vitamin C, which is a good thing since it is an essential dietary nutrient (we are not able to make it, and must have a regular source of vitamin C in our diet).

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