Category Archives: Homemade

Tabbouleh who?

Why bother with tabbouleh? There’s plenty of ways to mix grains, herbs, veggies, etc. without needing a translator. Here’s why. It’s good. It’s really good. It’s easily made gluten-free. It’s a great way to use up all that parsley you … Continue reading

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Do this with your spinach, and love it.

Spinach. Food of the gods. Popeye’s power boost. Buy it at the grocery store, farmer’s market, or grow it in your own back yard. It’s a dark, leafy green which puts it at the top of the priority list for … Continue reading

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Reduced-Guilt Quesadillas

This week I tried a new technique for making quesadillas. It was new to me anyway. I found this technique from one of my favorite food bloggers “Eat at Home”. Here’s the link to her fabulous quesadillas: http://eatathomecooks.com/2015/05/15-minute-creamy-chicken-florentine-quesadillas.html Not only … Continue reading

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Sunday Roast Chicken in a Whole New Way

Sunday Roast Chicken with Sweet Potatoes in the slow-cooker PLUS homemade chicken stock! Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Banana Bread, My Way

Banana bread. A classic quick bread most of us are familiar with. As I endeavor to reduce the amount of wheat flour in my daily food routine, I am unwilling to completely give up baking. I am a baker; one … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Loves BBQ Sauce

Last spring, we got to spend a couple days with my step-daughter, Laura Rose. I asked her what she’d like to make in the time we had together. Scones? Chicken strips? Surprisingly, she replied, “Is it hard to make BBQ … Continue reading

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In Search of Fun

What do I do for fun? Unfortunately, I’m not sure. I know it’s fun to be with my granddaughter, Phoebe, especially if she’s having fun. But am I having fun, or am I enjoying watching her have fun? It’s not … Continue reading

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