Archive:  October, 2012

(Slow Cooker) Ginger Curry Lentil Soup with Sweet Potatoes

In Gluten-Free Options, Slow Cooker, Soups, Vegetarian
by Ann on 28/10

Lentils are one of my favorite cold weather foods.  I have a simple way of preparing them with a little pancetta and a handful of greens, which I… Read More »

Spinach, Mushroom and Fontina Frittata

In Breakfast Foods, Egg Dishes, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/10

If you are an egg fan and haven’t yet tried making a frittata, I highly recommend you do!  Not only are frittatas easy and quite versatile — allowing… Read More »

Cider Baked Apples

In Breakfast Foods, Desserts, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes
by Ann on 23/10

Growing up, my family used to eat apple dumplings for dinner once or twice every fall.  We would pour warm milk and sprinkle a little sugar over the… Read More »

Cauliflower Leek Soup with Parmesan and Bacon

In Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Slow Cooker, Soups
by Ann on 22/10

The arrival of cooler weather always puts me in the mood for steamy, savory bowls of soup. Each fall, I start with one of my favorite tomato soup… Read More »

Nutty Coconut Pumpkin Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 22/10

Stocked with fresh pumpkin puree and having recently made pumpkin pancakes, muffins, and baked oatmeal, my mind turned to smoothies.  My first thought was to combine pumpkin and… Read More »

Greek Pasta Skillet

In Easy Meals, Fruits & Veggies, Pasta
by Ann on 21/10

  I like to keep a package of fresh pasta and a package of sausage–turkey, chicken or pork are all good options–in my refrigerator for a quick, easy… Read More »

Baked Pumpkin Pancakes (Grain/Gluten Free)

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 16/10

Pumpkin and almonds hold a special affinity for one another. Generally speaking, combining these two ingredients has the potential for greatness. Yet the concept of combining them to… Read More »

Classic Butternut Squash Soup (with options)

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Soups
by Ann on 15/10

Every fall, I look forward to my first bowl of butternut squash soup.  It is a soup I typically make without the structure of a recipe, and I… Read More »

Salted Lime Baked Corn Tortillas Chips

In Appetizers, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks
by Ann on 10/10

I really like the store-bought “hint of lime” tortilla chips.  As I was making my Tex-Mex Chopped Salad recently, for which I really wanted some to crunch over the… Read More »

Tex-Mex Dressing

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas
by Ann on 10/10

This is a super simple dressing I created for my Tex-Mex Chopped Salad.  While you can use your favorite store-bought ranch, I like this easy-to-make and healthier version…. Read More »