Category:  Easy Meals

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 »

Super Easy Egg & Avocado Salad

In Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Healthy Options, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 01/04
Super Easy Egg & Avocado Salad

Avocados and bananas have a lot in common.  When you need to buy them for immediate use, they always seem to be rock hard and green.  And then,… Read More »

Slow Cooker Mexican Flank Steak

In Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Slow Cooker
by Ann on 28/03
Slow Cooker Mexican Flank Steak with Mango Pineapple Salsa

I’m a big fan of recipes that incorporate a variety of vegetables with a basic protein in one easy-to-assemble dinner. And when a meal is versatile and can… Read More »

Loaded Tex-Mex Potatoes

In Easy Meals, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Turkey
by Ann on 07/03
Loaded Tex-Mex Potatoes -- an easy, satisfying all-in-one dinner

I have a random memory of a bitterly cold day last winter. I was standing in front of the washing machine, folding laundry. It was such a simple… Read More »

Chipotle Turkey Lentil Chili

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Soups, Turkey
by Ann on 28/02
Chipotle Turkey Lentil Chili

With their own distinct crusts and toppings, various cities and restaurant chains lay claim to the best pizza. Most moms have their own unique twist on meatloaf, and… Read More »