Homemade Taco Seasoning

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics
by Ann on 22/07
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Early in our marriage, I discovered my husband’s fondness for taco salad.  When I first served tacos, he piled all the filling ingredients on his plate and crumbled… Read More »

Prosciutto Wrapped Grilled String Cheese

In Appetizers, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Snacks
by Ann on 19/07
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When we were visiting my in-laws recently, we got talking about cheese.  Most every night before dinner, we enjoy cheese and crackers when we are with them.  Given… Read More »

Roasted Parmesan Zucchini Bites

In Appetizers, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 18/07
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  My favorite way to eat zucchini is a tie between zucchini bread and this recipe where the zucchini is broiled with a simple coating of fresh Parmesan…. Read More »

Apricot Peach Yogurt Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Snacks
by Ann on 17/07
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Christian and I had a date with Grace, my 2-year-old niece, to make homemade play dough (see the blue fingernails in the photo below) and after lots of… Read More »

Corn, Cucumber and Avocado Salad with Homemade Ranch

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 15/07
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A few months ago, I was the emcee of a heart health expo.  At one point in the program, I was asked to speak about some of the… Read More »

Go-to Guide for Corn on the Cob

In Fruits & Veggies, Grilling, Kitchen Basics, Side Dishes
by Ann on 14/07
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Normally, my husband would consider dinner incomplete without some form of protein on his plate.  However, when corn on the cob is in season, this is not the… Read More »

Chocolate Chip Muffins

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 12/07
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Before my older son, John, went to camp last year, I asked him if there was anything special he wanted to have to eat…or better yet, help me… Read More »

Blueberry Avocado Salad with Nancy’s Sweet and Tangy Salad Dressing

In Healthy Options, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 10/07
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After a yoga class one day, my friend Daina told me about her favorite salad.  Daina is a master gardener and grows much of what she eats this… Read More »

Nancy’s Sweet and Tangy Salad Dressing

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 08/07
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While attending a dinner a few months ago where my mother received a well-deserved award for her many years of service to our local Boys & Girls Club,… Read More »

Blue Cheese and Bacon Braised Trout

In Gluten-Free Options, Seafood
by Ann on 05/07
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When we visit my in-laws’ cabin in Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania, the guys do a lot of fishing.  (Usually, after I catch one fish, I say I am good… Read More »