Peanut Butter Energy Bars

In Breads & Muffins, Cookies & Candy, Gluten-Free Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 10/05
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Six years ago, my friend Carrie Johnson asked me to meet her for coffee to discuss a program she had been researching.  Carrie was seeking input and, as… Read More »

Homemade Almond Milk

In Drinks & Smoothies, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Nuts & Nut Butters, Vegetarian
by Ann on 07/05
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I bought cartons of almond milk for years, and I still do on occasion.  My sister always made her own almond milk and told me that it was… Read More »

Potato Crusted Broccoli and Bacon Frittata

In Casseroles, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 05/05
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All-in-one meals that come together quickly and easily make me a happy cook.  I think many busy people appreciate them as much as I do!  When the recipes… Read More »

Grilling Roundup

In Grilling, Roundups
by Ann on 03/05
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For some, grilling is a year-round activity.  For others, the first signs of warm weather mean a return to the aroma of charcoal and those unparalleled, smoky flavors…. Read More »

Egg Scramble in a Cheddar Hash Brown Crust

In Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 30/04
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On more than one occasion, a mistake in the kitchen has led to an improvement on an old recipe or an altogether new recipe. I have cut recipes… Read More »

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

In Appetizers, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes
by Ann on 28/04
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When the first local asparagus hits our markets, I am so happy.  There is just something about this crisp green stalk that tastes so good. I could eat… Read More »

Grilled Balsamic Carrots with Rosemary and Thyme

In Fruits & Veggies, Grilling, Healthy Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 24/04
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When they appear on the dinner plate, cooked carrots don’t always elicit oohs and aahs. When carrots are grilled or roasted, however, their flavor is enhanced and they… Read More »

Deviled Egg Spread

In Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 21/04
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Deviled eggs are favorite picnic and cookout fare in my family–they’re an ideal way to use all those colored Easter eggs, too!  My sister-in-law, Mary, and my mom… Read More »

Dark Chocolate Blondies (grain-free, no refined sugar)

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks
by Ann on 18/04
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Typically, I don’t mention the specific brand I use in a recipe unless it is integral to the recipe’s success or I just really love the product for… Read More »

Cheddar Hash Brown Crust

In Casseroles, Easy Meals, Egg Dishes, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 16/04
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Some time ago, I shared a recipe that was essentially a speedy solution to a missing ingredient.  When I found myself without the ingredients needed to fill the… Read More »