Blistered Green Beans…so easy and so good!

In Fruits & Veggies, Healthy Options, Side Dishes
by Ann on 09/09
blistered green beans

For years I steamed my green beans.  Occasionally, I roasted them.  For the past year or two, however, broiling has been my go-to method of preparing this dinnertime… Read More »

Ham & Cheese Crustless Quiche

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 05/09
Ham & Cheese Crustless Quiche

What’s not to love about an egg? One of these little orbs has no sugar or carbs and is one of nature’s best sources of complete, digestible protein…. Read More »

Greek-Style Grilled Chicken Dinner Salad

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Salads
by Ann on 02/09
Greek-Style Grilled Chicken Dinner Salad

Last year, I shared a story about a friend of mine, Sarah Lanphier, whose successful college fundraiser led to a thriving granola company.  Nuts About Granola produces a… Read More »

5-Ingredient No-Churn Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

In Desserts, Frozen Treats, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 29/08
5-Ingredient No-Churn Vanilla Ice Cream

I can still picture my grandfather packing rock salt into the barrel of his old ice cream maker when I was a kid. My sister and I would… Read More »

Easy Chicken Burrito Bowls

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 22/08
Easy Chicken Burrito Bowls

There’s a well-known restaurant that is famous for its burrito bowls, and I can see why. The flavorful all-in-one meal offers a high degree of customization and it’s… Read More »

Peach Ginger Shrimp Kabobs

In Appetizers, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Seafood
by Ann on 19/08
Peach Ginger Shrimp Kabobs

I first shared this twist on my Apricot Ginger Shrimp in a Susquehanna Style magazine spread featuring peaches last summer.  Though I have made this new-and-improved recipe many… Read More »

Chili Lime Chicken (an easy wet rub with big flavor)

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 15/08
Chili Lime Chicken with Chipotle Lime Crema

When it comes to food preparation, I sometimes worry that I do too much for my kids. Most mornings, I have breakfast ready for them instead of letting… Read More »

Blend Away the Summer… with a Blendtec Giveaway!

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by Ann on 14/08

  As far as I’m concerned, summer is whizzing by a little too quickly!  Happily, my boys are home from camp and our house is full of activity,… Read More »

Chipotle Lime Crema

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 12/08
Chipotle Lime Crema

Fashioned after a friend’s recipe for lime crema, which she uses as an awesome finishing touch on her chili, this easy sauce adds the smoky heat of a… Read More »

Flounder with Bacony Corn

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 08/08
Flounder with Bacony Corn

At its best, summer cooking should be light yet satisfying, keep the heat to a minimum, and include lots of shortcuts. Realistically, we want to eat well without… Read More »