Chopped Kale Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette (with an easy Meyer lemon substitute)

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 31/01
Chopped Kale Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette...and an easy substitute for Meyer lemon juice

Could you use a salad that really satisfies as you’re buried under layers of clothes, existing on comfort foods, with the slightest notion of shorts weather months away?… Read More »

Maple Tamari Roasted Almonds and Cashews

In Appetizers, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks, The Gift of Food, Vegetarian
by Ann on 28/01
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These tasty little bites are a sweet-and-savory spin on my classic recipe for Tamari Almonds.  People often use tamari as a gluten-free option to soy sauce, but after reading… Read More »

3-Ingredient Mexican Cheese Bites (and a giveaway!)

In Appetizers, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks
by Ann on 24/01
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Mrs. Renfro’s Salsa has kindly offered to give 4 jars of salsa to each of 3 lucky readers. Winners may choose from any of the varieties in their online… Read More »

Easy, Cheesy Appetizers and Game Day Sweepstakes (win TVs, grills, cookware sets, and more!)

In Roundups, Uncategorized
by Ann on 19/01
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With the Super Bowl just around the corner, I thought it would be a fun idea to bring together some party fare favorites.  All of the recipes below… Read More »

Classic Chicken Rice Soup

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice, Soups
by Ann on 17/01
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As a long-lasting stomach virus worked its way through my family early last month, this soup (along with toast and ginger ale) was the only food some of… Read More »

Dulce de Leche Latte

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies
by Ann on 14/01
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Since I stumbled upon the overwhelming hit of Crock Pot Dulce de Leche a few years ago, the kids regularly enjoy this caramel-like dip on sliced apples and we… Read More »

3-Ingredient Chuck Roast in Foil

In Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 10/01
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Last September, my husband and I celebrated our 20th anniversary. When I think about that number, it’s sort of shocking to me. Though I feel like college wasn’t… Read More »

Lipton Onion Soup Mix Copycat Recipe

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Kitchen Basics
by Ann on 07/01
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Homemade versions of store-bought staples can be really useful.  Sometimes, the DIY version is healthier, cheaper, and/or allows you to swap out off-limits ingredients.  Most times, they taste… Read More »

Sheet Pan Dinner: Roasted Chicken, Potatoes and Artichokes with Olive Quinoa

In Chicken, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Side Dishes
by Ann on 03/01
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After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, a break from cooking would suit many of us just fine. Yet after all the cookies, eggnog and other tasty… Read More »

Tamari Almonds

In Appetizers, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 30/12
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Is is possible that Christmas is behind us and a new year is just a day away? Where does the time go? For all those who celebrated, I… Read More »