Archive:  May, 2012

Quinoa Salad with Dried Cranberries and Pistachios

In Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 31/05

I always think I could have a lot of fun cooking in the kitchen with Amee from  Amee’s Savory Dish.  Her culinary style is appealing, approachable, and doable…not… Read More »

Mom’s Classic Strawberry Shortcake

In Desserts, Fruits & Veggies
by Ann on 30/05

Growing up, making strawberry shortcake was a tradition.  The only thing that might seem strange to some is that my family ate it for dinner–as the main course!… Read More »

Whole Wheat Beer Bread

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Uncategorized
by Ann on 23/05

Every summer growing up, I went to camp in Maine and made wonderful friends there, several with whom I am still close today.  One winter, I got to… Read More »

Green Rice

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Rice, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 22/05

When I first made this rice, I was planning on making more of a pilaf, with sautéed kale and onions stirred into cooked rice.  Having just been used… Read More »

Grilled Asian Tuna with Avocado Wasabi Sauce

In Grilling, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 21/05

Sitting at our sons’ lacrosse game, my friend, Christina, told me about a marinade that she had recently used on swordfish.  When the evening’s plans went awry and… Read More »

Avocado Wasabi Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas
by Ann on 21/05

A simple wasabi sauce dresses up grilled tuna beautifully.  It’s quick and easy and makes an otherwise unadorned tuna steak special.  Since I started adding avocado to my… Read More »

(Make-Ahead) Egg & Cheese Sandwiches with Prosciutto

In Breakfast Foods, Egg Dishes, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 20/05

  When my sons were born, many friends were kind enough to drop off dinner.  I often wondered how I ever would have gotten dinner on the table… Read More »

Asiago Asparagus

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 18/05

Asiago cheese is a wonderful alternative to Parmesan and ramps up the flavor of simply roasted asparagus beautifully.  This is one of those easy side dishes that doesn’t… Read More »

Round Two Pasta

In Chicken, Pasta
by Ann on 17/05

This pasta is so delicious and beyond easy.  It is the perfect example of how you can reinvent leftovers into something brand new.  I find that having a… Read More »

Green Stir Fry and a Guest Appearance on Full Belly Sisters

In Fruits & Veggies, Healthy Options
by Ann on 11/05

Full Belly Sisters (FBS) is a unique and informative website which addresses all aspects of women’s health.  In addition, Justine and Flannery Fontinell, creators of the Full Belly Sisters,… Read More »