Archive:  September, 2012

Roasted Tomato Soup

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Soups
by Ann on 27/09

Roasting the tomatoes, onion, and garlic heightens their flavors, and what could be easier than scraping the contents of the baking sheet into a food processor and blending… Read More »

Butternut Squash, Chick Pea & Pita Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

In Healthy Options, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 26/09

A good dinner salad hits the spot any time of year.  In the cooler months, however, the lighter dressings I enjoy during the summer months don’t always satisfy…. Read More »

Crunchy Top Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal (Muffins Optional)

In Breakfast Foods, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 26/09

I’m always a little sad when I eat my last juicy peach of the summer.  My mood quickly cheers, however, when I think ahead to pumpkin!   For… Read More »

Roasted Butternut Squash with Feta — plus my favorite tips for roasting vegetables

In Fruits & Veggies, Kitchen Basics, Kitchen Extras, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/09

This picture is of the veggies on the baking sheet for a reason.  I use a few techniques to achieve roasted vegetables that are golden brown and full… Read More »

Lemon Tahini Dressing

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 25/09

Loving big, hearty, healthy salads as I do, I often get ideas in my head about flavors I think would taste great together.  Cooler weather means the arrival… Read More »

Indian-Spiced Broiled Salmon

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 24/09

Many people have mentioned to me over the years that they don’t cook seafood because they can’t tell how long to cook it.  While it is difficult to… Read More »

Indian-Spiced Roasted Garbanzos

In Appetizers, Grains & Legumes, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 22/09

    Whether you call them garbanzo beans or chick peas, they make a perfect snack food when roasted. They are an inexpensive, high-protein snack and a crunchy,… Read More »

Kale Waldorf Salad #2, a visit with The Foodie Physician, and a kitchen photo shoot!

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Salads, Uncategorized
by Ann on 22/09

A little over eight years ago, my husband and I bought the house next door to where I grew up, where my parents still live.  It needed work…. Read More »

Pesto Pasta Pizza (Gluten-Free Option)

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Pasta, Pizza & Sandwiches, Vegetarian
by Ann on 19/09

A few months ago, I started experimenting with “crusts” made from pasta.  I tried various binder combinations of eggs, cheese, milk, and olive oil until I hit on… Read More »

Butterscotch Oatmeal Blondies

In Desserts, Snacks
by Ann on 19/09

  These Butterscotch Oatmeal Blondies are one of my husband’s favorite treats.  So much so, I have actually wrapped a batch and given it to him as a… Read More »