Banana Nut Quinoa Muffins (Gluten-Free)

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 08/04

For those looking for baking alternatives to wheat flour, whether for a gluten-free requirement or simply to introduce healthy options into your diet, quinoa flakes might just be… Read More »

Roasted Asparagus with Panko (Gluten Free Option)

In Appetizers, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes
by Ann on 03/04

A few years ago, I read Barbara Kingsolver’s book, “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle”.  The story chronicles a real-life family that vows to buy food locally, grow it themselves, or… Read More »

Gluten-Free Panko…Rice Chex

In Gluten-Free Options, Kitchen Basics, Kitchen Extras
by Ann on 03/04

After several years of cooking gluten-free foods–not exclusively, but often–I have tested various flour combinations as a substitute for wheat flour in baking.  I have also experimented with… Read More »

Make-Ahead Open-Faced Egg Sandwiches (gluten-free option)

In Breakfast Foods, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 01/04

My most vivid Easter memories include the year my dog, Ruffy, ate the contents of my Easter basket while we were at church.  I also had a general… Read More »

Easter Eggs…with brown eggs!

In Crafts, Holidays
by Ann on 27/03

With four backyard hens (Polly, Peppy, Sadie and Sally), we don’t often run low on eggs.  No need to buy more for Easter egg decorating, right?  There was… Read More »

White Chocolate Gorp

In Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 27/03

As a kid at camp in Maine, I loved to sign up for the hiking trips.  Typically, we hiked portions of the Appalachian Trial, usually carrying supplies in… Read More »

Bittersweet Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Holidays, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 26/03

Before I began making my Easter candy this year, I received a generous gift of assorted chocolates from a friend who works for The Hershey Company.  I wanted… Read More »

Homemade Chicken Stock

In Chicken, Kitchen Basics, Soups
by Ann on 25/03

  One of my favorite comfort foods is a slow roasted chicken.  It is easy to prepare, makes your home smell heavenly, and usually provides leftovers for another… Read More »

Almond Bark with Sea Salt

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Holidays, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 24/03

Every year before Easter, I find myself up to my elbows in chocolate.  For as long as I can remember, making homemade chocolates has been part of my… Read More »

Coconut Cream Eggs

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Holidays, Snacks
by Ann on 21/03

Last year at about this time, I shared my grandmother’s decades-old recipe for peanut butter eggs. So it seemed only fair to offer the recipe that my family… Read More »