Category:  Fruits & Veggies

Dinner (and leftovers) out of one 3-ingredient marinade

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Side Dishes
by Ann on 01/07
A 3-ingredient marinade makes a meal...and more

So I did what I have been strictly avoiding for a very long time.  I cooked on live TV.  The thought of preparing something delicious in two to… Read More »

Roasted Asparagus with Egg and Prosciutto

In Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 25/04
Roasted Asparagus with Egg and Prosciutto

Years ago, I marveled at the description of a meal with two basic ingredients: eggs and asparagus. The simple combination was described as very “French country.” I envisioned… Read More »

Pineapple Kiwi Vanilla Yogurt Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Fruits & Veggies, Healthy Options
by Ann on 11/03
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Green smoothies have a way of making people run the other way.  For some, the color is a turnoff.  For others, the mere idea of putting spinach or… Read More »

Loaded Tex-Mex Potatoes

In Easy Meals, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Turkey
by Ann on 07/03
Loaded Tex-Mex Potatoes -- an easy, satisfying all-in-one dinner

I have a random memory of a bitterly cold day last winter. I was standing in front of the washing machine, folding laundry. It was such a simple… Read More »

Mango Pineapple Salsa

In Appetizers, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Snacks
by Ann on 04/03
Mango Pineapple Salsa

Recently, my friend Justine asked if I would create an orange recipe to shine a light on something near and dear to her heart.  You may be wondering… Why… Read More »

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
Cauliflower Fried Rice -- an unexpected crowd pleaser every time!

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 »