Category:  Fruits & Veggies

Parmesan Crusted Potatoes

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 14/03
IMG_0545

When I think of St. Patrick ‘s Day, I think of Leprechauns, four leaf clovers, and wearing green.   I also think back to elementary school when a friend’s… Read More »

Make-Ahead Granola Parfaits

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Mason Jar Ideas
by Ann on 07/03
IMG_3349

Preferring my granola crunchy, I was skeptical the first time I tried this.  After resting in the fridge overnight, I was pretty sure the granola would lose its… Read More »

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries and other Valentine Treats

In Cookies & Candy, Frozen Treats, Fruits & Veggies, Holidays, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 11/02
IMG_1837

Can it be that Valentine’s Day is this week?  Wasn’t it just New Years…Thanksgiving for that matter??  Where does the time go? In addition to Valentine’s Day, February… Read More »

Warm Broccoli Salad with Fried Garlic

In Fruits & Veggies, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 29/01
IMG_1070

This bright green side dish is a recipe I made often in the early years of my marriage after stumbling upon Ina Garten’s very first cookbook.  While she… Read More »

2-Ingredient Breakfast Cookies…with options (and a kitchen experiment!)

In Breakfast Foods, Cookies & Candy, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 15/01
IMG_2967

I never set out to be an oatmeal expert, but one baked oatmeal with an enormous following at a local cafe put the wheels into motion.  For those… Read More »

Cheesy Roasted Lentil and Veggie Casserole

In Casseroles, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 02/01
IMG_7296

I first made this hearty, meatless dish after the holidays last year when I felt the need to eat a little healthier.  While I was prepared for minor… Read More »

Green Monster Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 27/12
IMG_3049

I have been off my smoothie kick for months.  Maybe it was all the excesses of the holiday season, but I actually craved a green smoothie yesterday.  Seriously…. Read More »

Fried Garlic

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 05/12
IMG_1018

In recent months, I have posted a few recipes where I use avocado oil in place of olive oil.  I received many questions about where to buy and… Read More »

Roasted Winter Squash

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/11
IMG_6349

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
IMG_6591

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 »