Category:  Healthy Options

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Soups
by Ann on 13/12
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Just before Thanksgiving, my older son endured the displeasure of jaw surgery. To eliminate additional procedures down the road, he had his wisdom teeth pulled, too. Lucky boy…. 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 »

Pumpkin Bran Muffins (with optional 2-ingredient frosting)

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 03/12
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Bran muffins are a seemingly wholesome way to start the day, yet so many bran muffins rely on sugar and oil to create moisture and flavor…  Enter pumpkin!… Read More »

Chipotle Maple Sweet Potato Soup

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Soups, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/11
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My good friend, Sonali, is an ER physician, wife and mother of an adorable toddler.  In her “spare” time, she authors The Foodie Physician blog and writes cookbooks…. Read More »

Maple Pumpkin Pie

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Holidays, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 22/11
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If I counted the number of times I’ve made this recipe for “testing” purposes, you may start to wonder.  Was it really that hard to successfully substitute maple… 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 »

Cottage Casserole with a Kick

In Breakfast Foods, Casseroles, Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 10/11
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On a busy weeknight, meals that can be mixed up in one bowl or prepared in advance are especially helpful.  This savory, protein-rich baked egg dish fills both… Read More »

Secret Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 08/11
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Special Note:  Chosen Foods’ free holiday e-cookbook is now available.  As a special gift, Chosen Foods is offering Fountain Avenue Kitchen readers a 15% discount on all products…. Read More »

Overnight Buckwheat Groats — a crunchy, delicious option to oats

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, Vegetarian
by Ann on 04/11
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If you happen to be a fan of the ever-versatile, no-cook overnight oatmeal, you must try this novel twist.  (And if you haven’t ventured into the easy breakfast… Read More »

Cauliflower Fried Rice

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Rice, Vegetarian
by Ann on 01/11
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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 »