Monthly Archives: September 2017

Organic Eating: How to Get Started

Eating organic food isn’t just a trendy dieting fad.  Many people like to buy organic so that they can cut down on pesticides used in food production, and sometimes GMOs (genetically modified organisms) as well.  If you’re interested in trying … Continue reading

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Patty Pan Squash with Sausage and Pasta

Summer is over, but if you’re lucky enough to still have some patty pan squash, here is a hearty recipe that is simply delicious!

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Autumn Dinner Parties: How to Get Them Right

If you’re thinking of throwing a dinner party in the weeks ahead, you should match it to the time of year.  Autumn is a great season, and it’s a great season for food too. There are so many great ideas … Continue reading

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Preparing Food Fit For A King On A Beggar’s Budget

Is eating well costing you a fortune?  Good food can be expensive and if you don’t want to live on prepared meals – no one does – then you’re going to have to make room in your shopping budget.  Just … Continue reading

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Nor’wester Grilled Cheese and Mushroom Sandwich

We have so many amazing foods here the Pacific Northwest, I thought it would be fun to create a grilled cheese sandwich from some of the local ingredients.

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What’s for Dinner? Sunday link up #115

It’s been a long and busy week that ended in a far too short mini vacation.  Although it’s fun to get away, it was wonderful to be home.  And then, the question…  Here is a collection of fabulous recipes!  A … Continue reading

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Cabbage Soup – A Hearty Fall Meal

Cabbage is one of those local crops that loves the cold weather.  It’s fairly easy to get right now.  I love to make soup that brings back childhood memories. When I was about 8 years old, we had some friends in our … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – Gluten Free

What could be better in this cool fall weather than some warm pumpkin cookies and milk?  These are gluten free, but you can use regular baking flour as well. Click here for directions to cooking the pumpkin (fresh is always … Continue reading

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Warming Fall Food Doesn’t Have To Be Unhealthy

It always seems easier to eat a healthy, seemingly balanced, diet in the warm weather; summer tends to be full of grilled meats fresh off the BBQ, salads, and fruit smoothies.  The cravings for sugary food and heavy carbs tend … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins – Gluten Free

Yep – it’s pumpkin season and these delicious muffins are gluten free! First you need to cook the fresh, sweet, sugar pumpkin – click here for directions– and then you bake the muffins – 

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