Category:  Healthy Options

Instant Baked Oatmeal — 4 ingredients with a protein punch!

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 26/03
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When preparing a bowl of stovetop oatmeal or one of my many baked oatmeal recipes, I use regular or steel cut oats.  So when I was challenged a… 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 »

Make-Ahead Granola Parfaits

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

Chunky Homemade Granola

In Breakfast Foods, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 03/03
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Perfectly crunchy, not overly sweet, and loaded with chunks, this granola recipe makes two big baking sheets full and is a welcome breakfast or satisfying snack. It’s basic… Read More »

Yogurt Almond Flour Dutch Baby

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 26/02
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Did you know that February is National Pancake Month?  I recently discovered this when Stonyfield Organic issued a friendly challenge to create a pancake recipe using yogurt.  One… 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 »

One Dish Baked Fish Marinara

In Casseroles, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 12/02
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Time is often short around dinnertime, but we still need to eat, right?  By no means is this recipe gourmet, but it is one I often reach for… 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 »