It is the time of the year when the heart is merry and the spirits are high. Time to eat a hearty meal and spread the good cheer. One of my favorite childhood memories was hanging the Christmas stocking every Christmas Eve and as expected Santa always delivered. Those where the times when the little pleasures of life, gave immense fulfillment.Continue reading
These Nutella Crescent Rolls are a delicious little treat. Great to serve as a dessert or for breakfast. Made with only 3 ingredients. They are wonderful served warm!
They are so easy to make. Simply spread Nutella on each uncooked crescent roll triangle. Rolling it up and then bake as directed.Continue reading
The holidays can be a stressful time of year for anyone, but for those living with MS, it can be even more stressful. Things that may seem like a simple and even fun task, like baking, may be a daunting and time-consuming one for us with MS. When you’re dealing with a chronic illness, you must learn to take it easy on yourself. Give yourself some grace, even during the holiday season.
I’ve made some changes in my life to lessen my holiday anxiety and lighten the load a bit. For example, not putting so much pressure on myself to make dozens of homemade cookies or desserts. I use easy recipes that do not involve a lot, like this one I share with you below. It is one of my favorites and a crowd pleaser to boot! Spoiler alert: no one is going to care, or even know you made a boxed cake, I promise. 😉Continue reading
Who doesn’t love sugar cookies and fudge? Well now you can have both, mixed together. This holiday fudge recipe only requires 4 ingredients. Take a batch or two when visiting family and friends over the holidays, or just treat yourself!
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Do you love candy canes? I know I do! It’s a candy cane time of year. Once the pumpkin spice rolls out of here, it’s time for peppermint. If you are looking for a yummy candy cane treat then this holiday recipe is for you. Share with neighbors, family and friends. It also makes a great gift idea, too. Continue reading
Eggnog French Toast makes for the perfect holiday breakfast. Not only does it taste fantastic but, just like other French Toast recipes, it is easy to make. It only requires 5 ingredients! Simple and easy recipes are just what I like making during a busy holiday season!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Yield: About 12 slices
- 1 1/2 cups eggnog
- 5 large eggs
- 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp rum extract
- 12 slices Texas toast (or other white bread like challah or french bread)
- Preheat an electric griddle to 350 degrees.
- In a mixing bowl whisk together eggnog, eggs, nutmeg and rum extract until very well blended.
- Pour mixture into an 11 by 7-inch baking dish and dip bread into mixture, then rotate and coat opposite side.
- Transfer to buttered griddle and cook until bottom is golden brown then flip and cook opposite side until golden.
- Serve warm with syrup, butter and whipped cream.
“We hope you enjoy our Recipe of the Month selections on MS Conversations. Just remember: these entries may not necessarily be a part of an MS-specific diet; these are simply recipes compiled from MSAA staff either from their own family recipe collection or based on recipes we think our audience would enjoy. As always, make sure to consult your doctor about any food or nutrition questions as they relate to your MS.”