Avocado Egg Salad

In Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 06/03

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

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 »

Kale and Eggs

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 27/02

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

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

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 »

STAT Chicken Noodle Soup

In Easy Meals, Pasta, Soups
by Ann on 19/02

NOTE:  Following is an excerpt from my February column in the Lancaster Sunday News.  For the link to the referenced “Ask the Pediatrician” column, which may be of particular interest if you… Read More »

Parmesan Crusted Salmon

In Easy Meals, Seafood
by Ann on 18/02

A version of this recipe was the first seafood dish I ever served to company when I was newly married 18 or so years ago!  I have given… Read More »

Honey Sweetened Corn Muffins (gluten-free option)

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes, Snacks
by Ann on 18/02

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

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

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 »