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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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Colorful Squash Salsa by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Most people are very familiar with zucchini squash, but what about all its colorful and shapely cousins? They all have a similar taste and texture and there are endless po ... Read on »
Gotta Love Those First Dug Potatoes! by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Years ago I would wait for baited breath until my potato plants would shoot forth blossoms…then I knew it was time to dig those new baby potatoes! Instead of disturbing th ... Read on »
Clean Eating Black Raspberry Crunch Dessert by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I returned to my friendly gal at our local Farmers Market to purchase more of those plump sweet delicious black raspberries! I froze some in small zipper freezer bags for ... Read on »
Blog Milestone by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One year ago I began my blogging experience in earnest. Click here to read my first post. Before then I had randomly blogged about various subjects, but last June I began ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Taking A Test… In all my years of going to school, I detested tests and would have loved to eliminate them completely from my schedule. However, the test we read about ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A church is not a building, or a place where Christians meet. The church is a gathering of followers of Jesus Christ. In the New Testament time, church largely consi ... Read on »
CSA=Stir-Fry with Pak Choi by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I love Thursdays! Our CSA basket arrives brimming with exciting fresh produce and free range eggs. My dinner menu options start spinning in my head as I unpack my basket. ... Read on »
Strawberries & Creme Shortcake by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I was growing up on the farm, our family had seven acres of strawberries. My father was the champion strawberry expert in my opinion! This project included the entire ... Read on »
Fat Free Dill Dip by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It is tempting to pick-up a ready-made dip at the super-market, however in less than a couple minutes you can prepare your own at home. The advantages are many…you know wh ... Read on »
Surprise Cake by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If I titled this cake what was really in it, not a soul would click on this blog post. (Except maybe a brave cook who cooks at an elderly nursing home or care facility.)  ... Read on »
Simplicity Saturday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I was a youngster at home, my dad made us kids a killer fried egg sandwich! It was usually on evenings that mom was gone to a bridal shower. That is the only girl’s n ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One of the key purposes of the Bible is to reveal the nature of God. Understanding God’s character is vital to each one of us. Throughout the Old Testament, even in the wo ... Read on »
Balsamic Dressing for Fresh Greens by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Every Thursday we pick up our CSA order. I feel like a kid at Christmas anticipating what goodies may arrive in the basket each week! CSA stands for Community Supported Ag ... Read on »
Turkey Apple Sausage by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We love breakfast for dinner! Our morning breakfast’s usually consist of our Green Monsters or my homemade granola with yogurt, but once in awhile we miss the big country ... Read on »
Chia Chocolate Pudding by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This healthy dessert will take less than two minutes to prepare. This recipe reminds my of one of my childhood comfort foods, tapioca pudding. My mother’s signature desser ... Read on »
39 Years and Counting… by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today is our 39th wedding anniversary. It just seems like yesterday I was a young, excited, naïve bride! Just 19 years old and I was marrying my high school sweetheart! No ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Our connect group (or Sunday School class) is going through a series called When Life is Hard by James McDonald. Guess what? No one is immune from trials… If we aren’t exp ... Read on »
Quinoa Red Lentil Stew by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Lentils range in color from yellow, orange, red, green, and brown to black. They are rich in protein, in fact, a 1 cup serving of lentils provides nearly 40% of your daily ... Read on »
Teff Nut-Butter Cookies by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Teff is an African whole grain which is native to the desert areas of Ethiopia. It is an excellent crop for such a harsh environment. In fact, to this day it accounts for ... Read on »