Baked Cheddar Spinach Squares

In Appetizers, Casseroles, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 06/02

  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

  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

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

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 »

Prosciutto Wrapped Halibut Salad with Balsamic Tomato Sauce

In Gluten-Free Options, Salads, Seafood
by Ann on 30/01

A few nights ago, I pan seared some wild caught Halibut, wrapped simply in prosciutto. Though I buy fish regularly, I tend not to buy much Halibut.  It… Read More »

Prosciutto Wrapped Pan Seared Halibut

In Gluten-Free Options, Seafood
by Ann on 28/01

I have always been a fan of seafood.  When I eat at a restaurant, I typically order fish.  How delighted was I when I received an email from… Read More »

Baked Oatmeal and a Weekend in Miami…

In Breakfast Foods, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Uncategorized
by Ann on 27/01
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It is hard to believe a humble oatmeal dish took my husband, Jack, and me on a trip to Miami.  When Smart Balance asked me to participate in their… Read More »

Cheeseburger Frittata

In Beef, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 24/01

With four backyard chickens, if I don’t make eggs for a week, we end up with a fridge full of eggs! A frittata is the perfect way to… Read More »

Spinach Salad with Citrus, Avocado and Balsamic Reduction

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 22/01

A few weeks ago, a friend emailed me, saying that grapefruit is one of his favorite fruits, and wondered if I had any recipes using this fruit.  On… Read More »

Balsamic Reduction (aka making “good” balsamic from the inexpensive stuff!)

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Kitchen Basics
by Ann on 21/01

Years ago, a friend gave me a small bottle of aged balsamic vinegar — the real stuff, from Modena, Italy.  At that point, I had never experienced this… Read More »