Cheesy Potato Soup with Roasted Poblano, Greens and Bacon…and the Top 10 Flavor Trends

In Gluten-Free Options, Soups
by Ann on 13/03
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Since I first accepted the new role as a flavor correspondent for Sargento, working in conjunction with Rick Bayless’ list of Top 10 Food Trends, I have started… Read More »

Wholegrain Sunflower Raisin French Toast

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods
by Ann on 12/03
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Sunflower Raisin Brown Bread with Steel Cut Oats is a spin-off of my healthy version of Irish soda bread.  I love it for all its texture and natural sweetness… Read More »

Sunflower Raisin Brown Bread with Steel Cut Oats

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 11/03
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When I perfected my Brown Soda Bread with Steel Cut Oats, I was so happy!  A whole grain bread that requires no yeast, no kneading, no rise time and… Read More »

Caramel Popcorn with Salted Peanuts

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 09/03
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Salty, sweet, and crunchy.  What better combination could one hope for?  My aunt made a similar recipe years ago and gave tins filled with this mouth-watering mixture as… Read More »

Avocado Egg Salad

In Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 06/03
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Lauren Kelly is a certified nutritionist, not to mention a dear foodie friend of mine.  She recently published a comprehensive book on eating wheat free and kindly shared… Read More »

A Journey Begins…and it starts with Rick Bayless and Sargento cheese!

In Kitchen Extras
by Ann on 03/03
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Last week, I spent the day at Sargento, the cheese company near Milwaukee, and met Rick Bayless, a “celebrity” chef who is admired for his Mexican-themed cookbooks and… Read More »

Gladys Langford’s Apple Cake

In Breakfast Foods, Desserts
by Ann on 01/03
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Where does time go?  I can hardly believe that it was one year ago that The Fountain Avenue Kitchen website launched.  For the record, the site debuted on… Read More »

Kale and Eggs

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 27/02
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There are lots of “busy night” dinners that I pull together often but have not shared in this space.  Why, you may ask?  Well, because they are the… Read More »

Roasted Garbanzos…and other roasted beans

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Side Dishes, Snacks
by Ann on 24/02
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Last year, when I first posted my recipe for roasting garbanzo beans, a couple of my friends mentioned that a few of the beans popped in their oven!… Read More »

Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Slow Cooker
by Ann on 21/02
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I’ve mentioned a time or two in this space that I enjoy my morning oatmeal!  When I haven’t kept up with the demand for baked oatmeal or when… Read More »