A Holiday Appetizer to Make You Glow (+ a Whole Plant-Based Dinner Menu!)

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This weekend my husband and I will be inviting loved ones near and far to come together for one of those holiday gatherings that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy— you know the kind. The holidays, the winter solstice and the end of the year all make me feel reflective and grateful, as does a room full of friends and family. And when I have my loved ones together, I want to serve them food that will make them feel great— not go home wishing they hadn't indulged! While we'll have cookies and cocktails as well (after all, it's a celebration), I'll be serving my delicious Sweet Potato Rounds, two-bite appetizers that are sweet, spicy and amazing for your skin all at once!

If you're looking for a beauty-friendly appetizer to serve alongside your traditional holiday treats, this is the one. Any extra chutney you might have makes a great add-in for oatmeal or chia pudding!

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Finding the Beauty in Holiday Baking, + Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Cookies!

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It’s nearly impossible to get through the holiday season without baking up a pie, a batch of cookies or a loaf of quick bread— and who would want to skip that anyway? Warm kitchens brimming with good smells are one of the pleasures of fall, and baking is a holiday tradition that many of us enjoy year after year.

The question is, how do we make baked goods— specifically desserts— more beauty-friendly without taking away the pleasure?

Here’s my must-do list for beauty-friendly baking:

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