Category:  Fruits & Veggies

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 »

Overnight Granola Cups…and a Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway

In Breakfast Foods, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, Snacks
by Ann on 05/07
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Bob’s Red Mill has graciously offered to give eight pounds of granola to three lucky readers. (This will include four one-pound bags of both the gluten-free honey oat and… Read More »

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler (gluten-free with an almond-oat topping)

In Desserts, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 19/06
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In an effort to make my tried-and-true recipe for Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp into an equally loved gluten-free dessert for company a couple of years ago, I realized that… Read More »

Pick-a-Grain Trail Mix Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 07/06
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As part of a project with Stonyfield and Bob’s Red Mill (two companies with high-quality products and the nicest people behind the scenes, by the way), I was… Read More »

Bacon-Horseradish Broccoli Salad

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Pork, Salads
by Ann on 29/05
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I adore broccoli.  It doesn’t even have to be fancy.  Simply steamed or raw and dipped in homemade ranch dressing, it’s all good.  Where broccoli salad is concerned,… Read More »