Summer of Kitchenaid Sweepstakes

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by Ann on 05/08

Who doesn’t enjoy a cool, creamy summer treat…perhaps in a cone?  For many of us, some of our best summer memories involve regular trips to the ice cream… Read More »

Peach Iced Tea

In Drinks & Smoothies
by Ann on 05/08
Peach Iced Tea

Our love of peach tea began when I started canning peaches with a manageable small-batch recipe.  There’s always some simple syrup leftover, but this leftover syrup is not… Read More »

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

In Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 01/08
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If I told you that I have a recipe for a baked good that omits dairy, gluten, and refined sugar, words like cardboard and yuck might come to… Read More »

Small Batch Canned Peaches

In Fruits & Veggies, Kitchen Basics, Mason Jar Ideas
by Ann on 29/07

“Putting up” food for the winter can seem like a daunting task.   had the benefit of watching my grandmother preserve jams, pickles, applesauce and more, and I… Read More »

Shortcut Blender Tomato Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Pasta, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/07
Shortcut Blender Tomato Sauce

It never fails. Every summer I anxiously await the first of the red, ripe tomatoes from our backyard garden. Then just as we’re packing for vacation, the plants… Read More »

Crunchy Maple Granola

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 22/07
Crunchy Maple Granola

Typically, dishes like spaghetti and chili are thought to improve with age.  But I have always thought that this concept applied to my Chunky Granola, a longtime family and… Read More »

Beef & Brown Rice Stuffed 8-Ball Zucchini

In Beef, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 18/07
Beef & Rice Stuffed 8-Ball Zucchini

The first time I laid eyes on an 8-ball zucchini, I was intrigued. Its forest green skin with pale green striations is quite pretty, but the summer squash’s… Read More »

Blueberry Lime Jam

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 15/07
Blueberry Lime Jam

One of my fondest memories from my grandmother’s dinner table is, silly as it may sound, her jelly bread.  Plain old sandwich bread was an economical filler that… Read More »

Easy Fruit & Yogurt Popsicles

In Breakfast Foods, Desserts, Frozen Treats, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 11/07
2-Ingredient Fruit and Yogurt Popsicles

I have a vivid memory of running through the sprinkler with my sister on a hot summer day, only to hear the distant melody of an ice cream… Read More »

Chicken & Broccoli Slaw with Speedy Thai Peanut Sauce

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 08/07
Chicken & Broccoli Slaw with Speedy Thai Peanut Sauce

You work hard to get dinner on the table, so why not make your dinner work for you?  The following super simple, healthy meal is a fabulous way… Read More »