Honey Sweetened Corn Muffins (gluten-free option)

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes, Snacks
by Ann on 18/02
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My husband adores cornbread, so I have made it scores of different ways over the years. Since his birthday is today, and because we like to start birthdays… Read More »

Honey Lollipops — a Natural Sore Throat Remedy

In Cookies & Candy, Crafts, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 17/02
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In the past few months, I have read several times about the antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-fungal properties of honey and cinnamon.  I am certainly not a doctor, but… Read More »

Orange-Infused Chocolate Chunk Brownies

In Desserts, Snacks
by Ann on 16/02
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Who remembers the Pepsi Challenge?  Years ago, I remember going to a mall while with my family in the Poconos and seeing the stand. I thought it was… Read More »

Raspberry Peach Coconut Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 14/02
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We sometimes enjoy smoothies for breakfast, although I more frequently make lunch out of them.  For a meal on-the-go, the make-ahead recipes (see drinks and smoothies category) are… Read More »

Braised Chicken with Rice and Spinach

In Chicken, Gluten-Free Options, Rice, Soups
by Ann on 11/02
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AND THE WINNER OF THE COOKBOOK IS…..  SUSAN WOODRUFF!!!  Susan, if you could please email your address to me, I will forward it to Elizabeth Songster and she… Read More »

BBQ Chicken Salad with Better-for-You Buttermilk Ranch

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads
by Ann on 07/02
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This is a frequent occurrence in our house.  A hearty salad, thrown together at the last minute.  For me, the trick to a speedy dinner that tastes great… Read More »

Baked Cheddar Spinach Squares

In Appetizers, Casseroles, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 06/02
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  Today’s menu item is similar to quiche and may be used as a bite-size appetizer or cut into bigger squares for a veggie option on your dinner… Read More »

Raspberry Almond Baked Oatmeal with Quinoa

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 05/02
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  Those who have visited my kitchen, virtual or otherwise, are most likely familiar with my penchant for baked oatmeal!  Months ago, I saw the idea of combining… Read More »

Skewered Fired-Up Grilled Shrimp

In Appetizers, Grilling, Seafood
by Ann on 03/02
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You know how when you eat something at a friend’s house that is so delicious you hope to leave with the recipe?  This is one of those recipes. … Read More »

Better-for-You Buttermilk Ranch Dressing — with extra recipe links!

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Healthy Options, Salads
by Ann on 03/02
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Update:  As I made a fresh batch of this tasty dressing for the big game tonight, I thought it worth linking in a few more ways I like… Read More »