Category:  Healthy Options

Grilled Chicken Kabobs

In Appetizers, Chicken, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 29/07
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First, I must apologize to the readers who have subscribed to receive recipe posts via email. Yesterday, I inadvertently sent a draft of this post.   Although I… Read More »

Banana Bread Breakfast Bars (gluten-free with vegan option)

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 08/07
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NOTE:  For a chance to win 8 bags of Bob’s Red Mill granola, click on this recipe for Overnight Granola Cups and leave a quick comment! This basic… Read More »

Overnight Granola Cups…and a Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway

In Breakfast Foods, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, Snacks
by Ann on 05/07
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Bob’s Red Mill has graciously offered to give eight pounds of granola to three lucky readers. (This will include four one-pound bags of both the gluten-free honey oat and… Read More »

Healthy “Ice Cream” — pick your favorite flavor

In Desserts, Frozen Treats, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 04/07
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As much as we adore our summertime scoops of ice cream from our favorite parlors (Carmen & Davids or Springer’s anyone?), this faux ice cream is shockingly delicious… Read More »

Pick-a-Grain Trail Mix Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 07/06
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As part of a project with Stonyfield and Bob’s Red Mill (two companies with high-quality products and the nicest people behind the scenes, by the way), I was… Read More »

Bacon-Horseradish Broccoli Salad

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Pork, Salads
by Ann on 29/05
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I adore broccoli.  It doesn’t even have to be fancy.  Simply steamed or raw and dipped in homemade ranch dressing, it’s all good.  Where broccoli salad is concerned,… Read More »

Basil-Orange Edamame & Bean Salad

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 26/05
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Even those who claim they don’t care for bean salad have been known to have seconds of this super simple salad.  Although lima beans are a fitting option,… Read More »

White Bean, Tomato & Chicken Pasta

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Healthy Options, Pasta
by Ann on 12/05
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We’re all looking for an arsenal of easy meals on those all-too-frequent busy nights, right? In the spirit of helping its volunteers, Girls on the Run recently asked… Read More »

Homemade Almond Milk

In Drinks & Smoothies, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Nuts & Nut Butters, Vegetarian
by Ann on 07/05
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I bought cartons of almond milk for years, and I still do on occasion.  My sister always made her own almond milk and told me that it was… Read More »

Grilled Balsamic Carrots with Rosemary and Thyme

In Fruits & Veggies, Grilling, Healthy Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 24/04
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When they appear on the dinner plate, cooked carrots don’t always elicit oohs and aahs. When carrots are grilled or roasted, however, their flavor is enhanced and they… Read More »