Category:  Grains & Legumes

Perfectly Cooked Rice

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice, Side Dishes
by Ann on 21/03
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Sometimes, the basics can be really helpful.  Lots of people have asked me how to prepare good rice.  A pantry staple, rice can befuddle people as it to… Read More »

Brown Soda Bread with Steel Cut Oats

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options
by Ann on 12/03
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When I experiment with recipes, I am never 100% sure how they will turn out.  Sometimes, a new recipe takes repeated tries, especially in the baking department. I… Read More »

Cuban Black Bean Soup

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Slow Cooker, Soups
by Ann on 15/02
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For years I, like many cooks, rarely measured ingredients.  We eat a lot of hearty soups, salads, and one-pot meals in our house, and this sort of cooking… Read More »

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola with Quinoa

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 05/02
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This has been the winter that just keeps on giving!  Snow, bitter cold, freezing rain…repeat! The kids have been off school so many days that even they don’t… Read More »

Chewy Almond Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

In Cookies & Candy, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 03/02
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For those who know me or have followed The Fountain Avenue Kitchen for a while, you know I have cooked a lot of oatmeal.  Several years ago, I… Read More »

Buffalo Wing Hummus

In Appetizers, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 31/01
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Depending on one’s perspective, the lure of Super Bowl Sunday might be the good eats, funny commercials, big-name halftime show or, of course, the football!  Whether you are… Read More »

Chicken, Butternut Squash and White Bean Soup

In Chicken, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Soups
by Ann on 27/01
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After 12 fabulous years, I recently said farewell to the only car my almost 12-year-old son ever knew.  Even my 15-year-old son hardly remembered the car that preceded… 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
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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 »

Warm Yellow Lentil Salad with Double Mustard Soy Vinaigrette

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 13/01
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When it comes to recipes, I try not to overuse the word “favorite.”  But the truth is, I have lots of favorites.  Whether it is a favorite color,… Read More »

Apple Cider Chili

In Chicken, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Soups
by Ann on 09/01
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Today, I have the great privilege of sharing with you a guest recipe by Phoebe Canakis. Phoebe and I became acquainted through Fig magazine for which we are both contributors…. Read More »