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By WAm on May 16, 2013
Peanut butter, chocolate, coconut oil – what more could you ask from a quick and easy no-bake bar recipe?
By WAm on May 8, 2013
Lemon Pie offers short mini-chapters on how to live a better, more joyous life. In broad strokes Mitchell touches on living in the moment, not allowing one’s behavior to be influenced by another, practicing compassion, and making a sincere effort to be sorry when in the wrong.
By WAm on April 22, 2013
Master the art of foraging and you can begin easily and safely adding to your table’s bounty without any extra trips to the market.
By Susan on April 9, 2013
If you haven’t tried kale in a smoothie yet, give this a whirl and see what you think.
By WAm on April 2, 2013
From the Virginia Bed and Breakfast Cookbook, this recipe was first cooked up at The William Miller House in Richmond, Virginia. It’s a gluten free quick bread recipe that is both hearty and deliciously unique.
By Susan on March 25, 2013
Most Southerners wouldn’t be caught dead putting sugar or honey in their cornbread, but this recipe has a little bit from both North and South just like my home state of Kentucky.
By WAm on March 16, 2013
Originally published in the California Bed and Breakfast Cookbook, this particular kale recipe packs an eco-friendly (if you buy the ingredients locally) and nutritious helping of deliciousness!
By WAm on March 5, 2013
In 1986, the Golden Gate Hotel’s owners created the kind of hotel they’d always dreamed of—comfortable and charming, serving a great cup of coffee. And a great cup of soup! Here is the hotel’s secret recipe for Chicken Soup with Apples and Leeks.
By Susan on February 25, 2013
Here’s a tarted up version of the microwave brownie in a mug, the darling of Pinterest!
By WAm on February 19, 2013
This gluten-free granola bar recipe is a hit among guests at the Flora Vista Inn near Santa Cruz and Monterey, California.
By Jennifer Olson on February 11, 2013
This Blueberry Gingerbread recipe hails straight from a Victorian bed and breakfast overlooking New England’s Southwest Harbor. We’re hoping that this rare recipe cheers up all you snow-bound New Englanders and inspires the rest of you to bake after a day outdoors.
By Susan on December 6, 2012
Adventures in baking! These hot sugary cinnamon rolls take 45 minutes from bowl to plate.
By Susan on November 5, 2012
At my house, we love chili so much, there’s a pot on the stove every weekend. Vegetarians and meat-eaters alike love this veggie version.
By Susan on October 22, 2012
Two of our staffers put their heads together to come up with this pot pie recipe that can be vegetarian or chicken.
By WAm on October 16, 2012
Fall means pumpkins and what better way to enjoy this nutritious squash than pumpkin bread? Heads up – Great Grandma’s recipe has a secret ingredient!
By Susan on October 10, 2012
Replacing iron used in exercise can be a challenge and that’s where lentils come to the rescue. With 6.6mg of iron in every cup, lentils are iron champs!
By WAm on October 4, 2012
Fall’s here and so is soup season!
By WAm on September 18, 2012
GORP was originally the acronym for “good old raisins and peanuts.” This is the new-school, gourmet version, with whole nuts, seeds, and coconut.
By WAm on September 6, 2012
Gluten-free pumpkin pecan muffins!
By WAm on August 20, 2012
Bananas and chocolate! Here’s a way to use up those overripe bananas you have hanging around that’s much quicker than banana bread.
By Susan on August 7, 2012
This is an absolutely delicious vegan lasagna based on an original recipe from Vegetarian Times.
By WAm on April 30, 2012
Delicious slow-cooked pintos made even better with the addition of bacon and beer!
By Susan on February 23, 2012
A more chocolate-y version of the old Haystack cookies from childhood.
By Susan on October 4, 2011
Ah, Autumn! The apples are finally here and this crisp recipe is just the ticket after a long fall hike or ride. It’s super-simple and gluten-free.
By Our Readers on August 3, 2011
These cookies are Kristen’s 5th place-winning entry into the Better Homes and Gardens State Cookie Contest. Kristen and her son brainstormed and came up with these cookies to represent Colorado’s state flower, the Columbine.
By Susan on June 5, 2011
Sweet endings (or beginnings) to your adventures. Here’s a great way to use that single brown-spotted banana in your fruit bowl.
By Susan on April 4, 2011
Spring has us longing for fresh, crunchy veggies! Pair this salad with some homemade bread and you’ve got a great lunch or light supper.
By Jennifer Olson on March 11, 2011
Assistant Editor Jennifer Olson demonstrates an easy way to prepare scrambled eggs in the backcountry. The most important elements: minimal cleanup and maximal taste.
By Susan on January 20, 2011
An Americanized scone recipe, good for hikes if you can wait that long to eat them.
By Susan on December 26, 2010
This marinade is a great way to tenderize chewier cuts of beef while you’re out skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, or taking part in the Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count.
By Eloise on December 20, 2010
This easily-prepared recipe is a serious taste and nutritional upgrade from the canned variety. Enjoy this version with your holiday feast as it provides taste with high quality nutrients including antioxidants and phytonutrients.
By Eloise on December 6, 2010
Something hot and delicious after a hard day in the snow.
By Eloise on November 29, 2010
This delicious recipe makes a wonderful side dish for the holidays. Bok Choy provides both indoles (13C) and sulforaphane, which support healthy detoxification and elimination of cancer-producing substances.
By Susan on November 23, 2010
I just couldn’t resist one more sweet potato recipe this fall! This one is a family favorite, and since I’m southern, it features butter and sugar. But what doesn’t feature butter and sugar during Thanksgiving time?
By Susan on November 16, 2010
Pumpkin and cornbread were made for each other.
By Susan on November 9, 2010
Every once in a while, I make a stab at conversion from vegetarian to vegan. I usually last about a month or two, then life seems flat and meaningless without cheese.
By Jennifer Olson on November 2, 2010
I know it’s called Blueberry Swirl, but this Odwalla bar tastes green. It’s the color of vitality, which is probably what you’ll gain from eating this super food.
By Eloise on October 21, 2010
This recipe is in my “14 Day Gourmet Cleanse & Rejuvenation” Book. I have gotten such great feedback that I wanted to share it with all of you. This is another high energy, kid-favorite snack.
By Eloise on October 13, 2010
This is one healthy Halloween treat you’ll want to share with your kids and their friends!
By Eloise on October 5, 2010
These delicious chocolate macaroons will delight your taste buds and boost your energy levels. Chocolate is plentiful in magnesium, which is the #1 mineral most people are most deficient in. Chocolate is also touted to relieve depression and increase libido.