Category:  Healthy Options

Easy Chicken Burrito Bowls

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 22/08
Easy Chicken Burrito Bowls

There’s a well-known restaurant that is famous for its burrito bowls, and I can see why. The flavorful all-in-one meal offers a high degree of customization and it’s… Read More »

Peach Ginger Shrimp Kabobs

In Appetizers, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Seafood
by Ann on 19/08
Peach Ginger Shrimp Kabobs

I first shared this twist on my Apricot Ginger Shrimp in a Susquehanna Style magazine spread featuring peaches last summer.  Though I have made this new-and-improved recipe many… Read More »

Chili Lime Chicken (an easy wet rub with big flavor)

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 15/08
Chili Lime Chicken with Chipotle Lime Crema

When it comes to food preparation, I sometimes worry that I do too much for my kids. Most mornings, I have breakfast ready for them instead of letting… Read More »

Flounder with Bacony Corn

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 08/08
Flounder with Bacony Corn

At its best, summer cooking should be light yet satisfying, keep the heat to a minimum, and include lots of shortcuts. Realistically, we want to eat well without… Read More »

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

In Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 01/08
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If I told you that I have a recipe for a baked good that omits dairy, gluten, and refined sugar, words like cardboard and yuck might come to… Read More »

Shortcut Blender Tomato Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Pasta, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/07
Shortcut Blender Tomato Sauce

It never fails. Every summer I anxiously await the first of the red, ripe tomatoes from our backyard garden. Then just as we’re packing for vacation, the plants… Read More »

Crunchy Maple Granola

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 22/07
Crunchy Maple Granola

Typically, dishes like spaghetti and chili are thought to improve with age.  But I have always thought that this concept applied to my Chunky Granola, a longtime family and… Read More »

Beef & Brown Rice Stuffed 8-Ball Zucchini

In Beef, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 18/07
Beef & Rice Stuffed 8-Ball Zucchini

The first time I laid eyes on an 8-ball zucchini, I was intrigued. Its forest green skin with pale green striations is quite pretty, but the summer squash’s… Read More »

Easy Fruit & Yogurt Popsicles

In Breakfast Foods, Desserts, Frozen Treats, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 11/07
2-Ingredient Fruit and Yogurt Popsicles

I have a vivid memory of running through the sprinkler with my sister on a hot summer day, only to hear the distant melody of an ice cream… Read More »

Teriyaki Salmon Bowls

In Easy Meals, Grains & Legumes, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice, Salads
by Ann on 04/07
Teriyaki Salmon Bowls

When considering foods that taste good as leftovers, lasagna, chili and the Thanksgiving turkey likely come to mind. Fish, not so much. Once cooked, however, leftover seafood can… Read More »