Category:  Healthy Options

Teriyaki Sockeye Salmon

In Easy Meals, Grilling, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 27/06
Grilled Teriyaki Salmon -- quick to prep and so delicious

How does an email request for a few new recipes jump to a story about living in a remote shack in Alaska and making trips to the outhouse,… Read More »

Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream (easy 5-ingredient recipe that’s dairy-free and naturally sweetened)

In Desserts, Frozen Treats, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 17/06
Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream

After years of developing mostly healthy recipes, people logically assume that I am one of those really virtuous eaters. And I truly enjoy lots of wholesome foods. Truth… Read More »

Southwestern Confetti Coleslaw

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 30/05
Southwestern Coleslaw Salad -- a healthy, mayo-free salad that's a good source of protein, too

Classic, creamy coleslaw is a perennial picnic and cookout favorite. Like potato salad and baked beans, coleslaw plays a popular supporting role on any plate starring fried chicken… Read More »

Gluten-Free Almond-Coconut Strawberry Shortcakes

In Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 23/05
Almond Coconut Strawberry Shortcake -- healthy & gluten-free

Delving into my mom’s strawberry shortcake was a much-anticipated welcome to the local strawberry season when I was a kid. Mom always made her biscuit-like shortcake in a… Read More »

Folded Omelet for One with Lox, Shallot & Yogurt

In Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 20/05
lox and yogurt omelet

My favorite New York City breakfast is quite simple: a fresh, chewy bagel with a shmear (to use proper deli lingo) of cream cheese and a layer of… Read More »

Make-Ahead Strawberry Rhubarb Breakfast Parfaits

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, Snacks
by Ann on 16/05
Strawberry Rhubarb Breakfast Parfaits

Everyone in my family likes to eat a good breakfast, but no one is willing to sacrifice precious minutes of sleep to prepare one before heading out the… Read More »

Shrimp Creole

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 09/05
Shrimp Creole -- easy to make and always a crowd-pleaser

Last week, I mentioned my tendency to file away recipes for the next season, holiday, or some such special occasion only to forget about them at the designated… Read More »

Crunchy Amaranth Granola Rounds

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Cookies & Candy, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 29/04
Crispy Amaranth Granola Pucks

I loved to collect the mail when I was a child.  The thought of a special letter or magazine waiting for me fueled the anticipation.  Now, letter writing… Read More »

Roasted Asparagus with Egg and Prosciutto

In Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 25/04
Roasted Asparagus with Egg and Prosciutto

Years ago, I marveled at the description of a meal with two basic ingredients: eggs and asparagus. The simple combination was described as very “French country.” I envisioned… Read More »

Jamaican Rice and Peas Recipe

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Rice, Side Dishes
by Ann on 22/04
Jamaican Rice & Peas | The Fountain Avenue Kitchen

Rice and beans.  Who doesn’t love them?  Yet rice and beans can mean so many different things depending on where a person is from. After returning from a… Read More »