Category:  Easy Meals

Dinner (and leftovers) out of one 3-ingredient marinade

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Side Dishes
by Ann on 01/07
A 3-ingredient marinade makes a meal...and more

So I did what I have been strictly avoiding for a very long time.  I cooked on live TV.  The thought of preparing something delicious in two to… Read More »

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 »

Prosciutto Fig Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella, Arugula & Manchego

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Pizza & Sandwiches
by Ann on 10/06
Prosciutto Fig Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella, Arugula & Manchego

Like many of you, I frequently use the “a little of this, a little of that” approach to cooking.  But when writing for this blog, I keep pencil… Read More »

Hamburger Wedge Salad

In Beef, Easy Meals, Grilling, Salads
by Ann on 06/06
Hamburger Wedge Salad

Various sources credit the early fame of the wedge salad to diners in the 1950s and 1960s. Its appeal waned in the 1970s as consumer preference shifted towards… 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 »

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 »

Honey Flax 1-Minute Mug Muffin

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 18/04
Honey Flax 1-Minute Mug Muffin

Dear Ann, I recently made and enjoyed some of your chia seed recipes. For quite a while I have been using another healthy ingredient in my morning oatmeal–flax… Read More »

Chicken Fried Rice

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Rice
by Ann on 11/04
Chicken Fried Rice -- use leftover rice for a super speedy meal

Leftovers seldom get the credit they deserve. Some meals, of course, really do improve over time, but perhaps the best way to forever change the perception of meals… Read More »