Archive:  February, 2012

Kale Chips

In Appetizers, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 29/02

We grow kale in our garden and eat it in a myriad of ways.  Our plants actually survived past Christmas this year.  My kids seriously love it.  Our… Read More »

Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Chip Cake

In Desserts
by Ann on 29/02

With the bananas and whole wheat flour, I like to think of this dessert as two-thirds healthy!  It is 100% delicious and the perfect way to keep over-ripe… Read More »

Mashed Green Peas

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Side Dishes
by Ann on 29/02

Fresh peas in the summer are a treat.  Happily, I have found that frozen peas can truly be a taste of summer — bright green, firm, and sweet…. Read More »

Potato-Chive Salmon Burgers (or Sliders)

In Grilling, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 29/02

Having canned, wild salmon on hand is such an easy way to whip up a quick, healthy, affordable dinner–in this case, as salmon cakes.  The addition of leftover… Read More »

Broiled Salmon with Scallion Salsa

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 29/02

  My husband is an onion-lover and could eat this salsa all by itself.  Terrific spooned over broiled salmon, it is equally good on grilled chicken or steak…. Read More »

Ginger Cumin Almonds

In Gluten-Free Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 29/02

These are a perfect afternoon snack or before-dinner nibble…great with a glass of wine and something a little special to put out for company.  Did I mention they… Read More »

Mango Madness Wheat Berry Salad

In Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Salads
by Ann on 29/02

This salad invention was the result of one sweet, juicy mango that simply inspired me.  My kids adore mangos.  As a fun snack, they typically eat the mangos… Read More »

Crusty Pecan Raisin Cider Bread

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Uncategorized
by Ann on 29/02

  Earlier this week, I saw a photo of a piece of crusty peasant bread with a big smear of strawberry jam on it.  The jam caught my… Read More »

Pancetta, Kale, and Parmesan Frittata

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 29/02

  Frittatas truly are fast food.  A quick saute, five minutes in the oven, and you have a great meal. They are flexible, too.  Don’t have kale?  Use… Read More »

Kathleen’s Cottage Pancakes

In Breakfast Foods, Healthy Options
by Ann on 29/02

High protein and low carb are typically not the words I associate with pancakes; but this recipe shakes things up a bit!  A friend of The Fountain Avenue… Read More »