Category:  Easy Meals

Lemon Chicken, 2 Ways

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Grilling, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 19/07
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When a reader takes the time to send me a favorite recipe, I am always grateful. I don’t always get to it right away; in the case of… Read More »

Sesame Soy Salmon — an easy 4-ingredient marinade

In Easy Meals, Seafood
by Ann on 17/07
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I could hardly let a summer pass without sharing some version of my favorite 3-ingredient marinade.  This marinade has been quite popular with my family and friends for… Read More »

Crab, Avocado & Corn Salad with Cilantro & Lime

In Easy Meals, Salads, Seafood, Side Dishes
by Ann on 24/05
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Memorial Day weekend officially launches the season of cookouts, picnics, and pool time. A repertoire of simple, make-ahead recipes can ensure more time enjoying the outdoor fun and… 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 »

Egg Scramble in a Cheddar Hash Brown Crust

In Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 30/04
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On more than one occasion, a mistake in the kitchen has led to an improvement on an old recipe or an altogether new recipe. I have cut recipes… Read More »

Deviled Egg Spread

In Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 21/04
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Deviled eggs are favorite picnic and cookout fare in my family–they’re an ideal way to use all those colored Easter eggs, too!  My sister-in-law, Mary, and my mom… Read More »

Cheddar Hash Brown Crust

In Casseroles, Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 16/04
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Some time ago, I shared a recipe that was essentially a speedy solution to a missing ingredient.  When I found myself without the ingredients needed to fill the… Read More »

Leftover Spaghetti Pizza

In Easy Meals, Pasta, Pizza & Sandwiches
by Ann on 09/04
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People often ask me if I spend my days cooking away in my kitchen.  It’s a logical question. After all, I write about food and develop recipes!  But… Read More »

Quickie Cookie Baked Oatmeal

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Cookies & Candy, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 02/04
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When I have the pleasure of some one-on-one time with my 3-year-old niece, I like to think of a project or activity she will really enjoy.  Whether it’s… Read More »

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 »