Grilled Peaches with Greek Yogurt Sauce

I have a sweet tooth, so I’m always looking for ways to satisfy it without packing on the pounds. Did you know grilling peaches not only softens the fruit, it brings out more of the natural sugars while adding an unusual smokey note? It’s fast… Keep Reading »

Cinnamon-Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

These cookies embody so many of my favorite flavors – creamy butter, exotically aromatic cinnamon, richly sweet brown sugar, chewy raisins and chunky texture from the old fashioned oats, mmmmmmm! Guaranteed to fill the house with drool worthy aroma so enticing it’s hard to wait… Keep Reading »

Old Fashioned Apple Crumble

One whiff of warm cinnamon apple crumble baking in the oven seems to make the entire house smell cozy! Adding old fashioned oatmeal to the crumb topping adds an extra dimension of texture and crunch to just the right amount of tartness with a hint… Keep Reading »

Bright Eye Muffins

There is nothing like warm, freshly baked whole wheat muffins with the scent of cinnamon and banana wafting through the house to start your day – bright eyed and bushy tailed. Your family will not even notice all the extra nutrients packed in there with… Keep Reading »

Apricot Almond Couscous

Sweet and savory, soft and crunchy, this Moroccan side dish has it all going on, making every taste bud pop with every bite. If you are on a gluten-free diet, the ingredients work equally well with quinoa. Just add chickpeas to round it out into… Keep Reading »

Cinnamon Rice Blend Pilaf

Since the cleanse last summer I’ve been trying to incorporate more flavorful whole grains into my diet in place of processed starches. The cinnamon adds an exotic aromatic dimension to this side dish, without overpowering the naturally chewy, nutty texture of the rice blend and almonds.
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