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Jane S.

Cooking has been my passion for as long as I can remember. I was privileged to have two fantastic 4-H teachers that instilled in me the love of cooking. I am married, mother of 3 boys (now married with their own families) and 7 grandchildren. I am committed to preparing and investigating healthy... Full Bio
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Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Teach what is good. All of us our teachers. Some have a career of teaching, others teach at home or work, however, we are all teachers. As I am continuing my study in ... Read on »
Cranberry Pear Crisp by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A friend of mine graciously gave us a half bushel of pears from her tree several weeks ago. These pears were huge, tasty and better yet, organic! I didn’t feel like haulin ... Read on »
Wild Rice Whole Wheat Bread by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When you bake your own bread the ingredient possibilities are endless. You need the basics like yeast, salt, some type of flour, liquid and oil, however, you can add all d ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Women like to talk. Our days are filled with words and they matter. Our communication is an essential lifeline that weaves throughout all our relationships. Do you know Go ... Read on »
Roasted Red Pepper and Sun-dried Tomato Soup by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you remember last week I went a little nuts buying red bell peppers at our local farmers market. But, hey…for a quarter a piece, I knew I was getting a fantastic deal! ... Read on »
This Hummus Tops Them All! by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My favorite restaurant in the Phoenix area is True Foods Kitchen. This quote is taken from their web-site…At True Food Kitchen, we celebrate simplicity. We practice sustai ... Read on »
Lovin’ Those Veggies! by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Food is at its most affordable and nutritious when it is purchased in season. Not surprisingly, fruits and vegetables are also at their most flavorful and freshest when th ... Read on »
Roasted Vegetable & Chicken Pizza by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The other evening we were craving pizza and knowing I had a crust already prepared in the freezer made my meal planning so simple! Click here for my whole wheat pizza crus ... Read on »
Pumpkin Spice Latte by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One only has to watch the come and go traffic at Starbucks at this time of the year, to see that they are making good money off their Pumpkin Spice Lattes…and most other d ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A Missed Opportunity Years ago, my husband and I had the privilege to go on a needs-assessment mission trip to Jamaica. We gained so much from this experience and also ... Read on »
Whole Wheat Bread, Rolls and Pizza Crusts by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It has probably been close to 30 years ago that I developed a passion for baking our own bread. I invested in a Bosch mixer and a electric grinder to grind my own grains. ... Read on »
Apple Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes (GF) by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We have gotten several pumpkins in our CSA baskets this fall. They are the perfect size to roast in the oven, toast the seeds and then find creative ways to use the deep o ... Read on »
Back in the Saddle Again! by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After five moves in three years we are finally settling in our home! We are  unpacking boxes that have been in storage for years and I feel like a little girl at Christmas ... Read on »
We Did It! by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Several weeks ago we embarked on an adventure of a lifetime! We planned for this over a year ago, and started training on the hills around our home early this summer. Two ... Read on »
Getting Closer… by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Packing and unpacking describes my life right now…here are a few snapshots of getting organized in my new and improved kitchen…   Have a lot of organizing and ... Read on »
Taking a Break… by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you have been following my blog this past year, you know that publishing a food/faith blog was a one year challenge to myself as we resided in a tiny apartment with at ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The 23rd Psalm is probably the most popular chapter in the Old Testament. Everyone knows this psalm… even non-Christians have heard it because it seems to be a favorite a ... Read on »
Grilled Chicken Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This recipe came across my facebook page from Cooking Light magazine.  Immediately, the pictures got my mouth watering and dinner ideas  started dancing in my head!  I try ... Read on »
Rhubarb Bars by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you love rhubarb pie and yet the thought of making pie crusts intimidates you, this recipe is for you! Rhubarb custard pie has been a family favorite since I can rememb ... Read on »
Green Beans with Garlic and Parmesan Cheese by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We received the first picking of green beans in our CSA basket last week! They were slender, blemish free and almost velvety. I am  not very creative cooking green beans, ... Read on »