Archive:  November, 2013

Roasted Winter Squash

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/11
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Without the intent of overselling this simple, seasonal side dish, I will mention that my husband recently purchased an acorn squash so that I would make this recipe…. Read More »

Seared Brussels Sprouts Salad

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads, Side Dishes
by Ann on 24/11
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Growing up, Brussels sprouts were not welcome on my dinner plate.  I can remember my parents talking about how the sprouts from Stoner’s Central Market stand were simply… Read More »

Do-It-Yourself Roasted Red Peppers

In Appetizers, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics
by Ann on 21/11
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While store-bought roasted red peppers certainly suffice, doing it yourself is incredibly easy and quite tasty.  These colorful vegetables–actually, bell peppers are technically fruit–also pack a nutrient punch…. Read More »

Avocado Turkey Panini — and a two part giveaway!

In Easy Meals, Pizza & Sandwiches, Turkey
by Ann on 20/11
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And the winner is…. Sharon Ghee!  Congratulations and please email me your mailing address and phone number within the next 48 hours so that you may receive your… Read More »

Apple Almond Baked Quinoa

In Breakfast Foods, Casseroles, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Nuts & Nut Butters, Vegetarian
by Ann on 18/11
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Sometimes, I prepare a recipe many, many times, allowing for one adjustment at a time in efforts to achieve the precise texture and taste I envision.  I always… Read More »

Farmhouse Roasted Chestnuts

In Appetizers, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 16/11
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Autumn is the time of year when the American Chestnut Trees in the northeast drop the nuts from their prickly burrs.  As an interesting bit of trivia, there… Read More »

Slow Cooker Maple Applesauce

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Side Dishes, Slow Cooker, Snacks
by Ann on 13/11
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My grandmother was always known for her amazing applesauce.  She used transparent or “early” apples, the ones that appear in farmers markets here in mid-July when I am… Read More »

Chocolate Acorns

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Holidays, Snacks
by Ann on 12/11
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My kids and I made these festive fall treats for the first time last year and, like the pumpkin clementines, they were as much fun to make as… Read More »

Unstuffed Cabbage

In Casseroles, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice
by Ann on 11/11
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While vacationing in Rhode Island recently, Mary Jane from Lebanon noticed a recipe in “Newport This Week” and passed it along to me.  She thought this quicker version… Read More »

Caramelized Apple Salad with Butternut Squash

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 06/11
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I am so pleased to introduce a guest post from Audra of Cherished Bliss.  You may be familiar with Audra as the author of Once a Mom Always… Read More »