Category:  Fruits & Veggies

Spinach Pomegranate Salad with Vanilla Vinaigrette

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads, Side Dishes
by Ann on 10/12
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When I originally shared my Autumn Salad with Nancy’s Sweet and Tangy Dressing, my friend, Christine, mentioned that she serves a similar salad with a vanilla vinaigrette.  Christine… Read More »

Roasted Root Veggie Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette…and a granola giveaway!

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads, Side Dishes
by Ann on 15/11
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Think of all the people you see regularly, but only in passing. People with whom you may exchange friendly banter but never have the time to really know…. Read More »

Cauliflower Fried Rice

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Rice, Vegetarian
by Ann on 01/11
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As a child, cauliflower was not a welcome guest on my dinner plate. The brown butter sauce my mom drizzled overtop was the single redeeming factor. Fortunately, cauliflower… Read More »

Baked Swiss Chard with Peppers and Feta

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 17/09
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Since much of the work I do for The Fountain Avenue Kitchen takes place in the quiet of my kitchen or in front of the computer, I derive… Read More »

No-Sugar Homemade Jam (choose your favorite flavor–even use frozen fruit–in this easy, small batch recipe)

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 06/09
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Healthy jam that tastes great…really?  The perks of this no-sugar recipe, however, extend beyond the obvious health benefits.  The flavor may be varied according to preference and what’s… Read More »

Small Batch Canned Peaches

In Fruits & Veggies, Kitchen Basics, Mason Jar Ideas
by Ann on 23/08
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“Putting up” food for the winter can seem like a daunting task.  I had the benefit of watching my grandmother preserve jams, pickles, applesauce and more, and I… Read More »

Seven-Day Pickles

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Mason Jar Ideas, Side Dishes
by Ann on 15/08
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  Every summer, I look forward to making seven-day pickles.  Although the name implies a long, arduous process, the steps are quite simple and require just a few… Read More »

Grilled Zucchini with Goat Cheese and Balsamic-Honey Syrup

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Side Dishes
by Ann on 22/07
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When it comes to delicious, healthy recipes, Justine Fontinell has a few up her sleeve.   From the time I went out on a limb and made her… Read More »

Classic Peach Jam

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Kitchen Basics, Mason Jar Ideas
by Ann on 15/07
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There is something special about homemade jam.  The smell of fruit cooking is sweet and delicious and the aroma truly takes me back to my grandmother’s kitchen. As… Read More »

Blueberry Peach Pound Cake

In Desserts, Fruits & Veggies
by Ann on 12/07
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On a recent trip to a local farm stand, a longtime employee mentioned that whenever she sees me, she chuckles at the memory of my toddler literally dripping… Read More »