Category: Snack

  • Inspired by Beet Fries

    Our CSA has finally started! I do love all the edible joys that summer brings. Thanks to Stillman’s Farm, we’re enjoying the start of another season of farm fresh produce. Our first box contained a bunch of beautiful, long beets, perfect for beet fries! Ever since our first encounter with Grass Fed, Jamaica Plain’s newest […]

  • Healthy Carrot-Zucchini Muffins

    I recently started volunteering with Cooking Matters. This is a program growing across the country to provide food and health education. I’m part of a 6-week class for parents of pre-schoolers. Each week the class goes over a new topic, like how to read nutrition labels, explaining different types of fats, whole grains, etc., and […]

  • On the Go Oat Breakfast Bars

    Managing the moving parts of life is a complex balancing act. It doesn’t seem to matter if you work 9-5, have a freelancers schedule, are a student, or are running after young children; challenges abound. Focusing on problem solving one challenge at a time has been a way for me to come up with solutions, […]

  • Scones Revisited

    Perfecting scones is something I’m quite pleased with. I think of this as one of the first recipes that I’ve come to on my own. I wasn’t taught how to do this at the side of a British Grandma. I never took a class on breakfast pastries. I didn’t even watch a YouTube video on […]

  • Oatmeal Squares for Breakfast on the Go

    When the days get busy, we’re always looking for a quick breakfast that we can grab as we run out the door. I know eating on the run is not healthy. But, I believe it’s better to eat on the run than to skip a meal, especially breakfast. I do believe I’ve heard rumor that […]

  • Zucchini Pancakes, Korean style

    I love the variety of fruits and vegetables that summer brings en masse. We go through the contents of our CSA box like pirates looking at their bounty after a successful raid. “Aarrgh – more zucchini and lettuce” I tell Mike. Having such an abundance of certain ingredients has pushed us to experiment and explore […]