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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 Scripture memorization is one of the most neglected disciplines of the Christian faith; however, it is also one of the most rewarding.  It involves more than selecting ver ... Read on »
Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Rhubarb three days in a row! We prefer to eat seasonally when at all possible and since there is a small window of opportunity for fresh rhubarb, we are taking every advan ... Read on »
Healthy Rhubarb Muffins by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I love rhubarb! Even though we can enjoy fresh rhubarb for only a few months here in the Heartland, it is super easy to freeze and enjoy year around. Simply chop it and fr ... Read on »
Rhubarb Streusel Muffins by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s that time of year! Rhubarb is one of the earliest foods to emerge from our gardens here in the Heartland. I referred to it as food, because there is a debate on wheth ... Read on »
Chicken, Black Bean & Rice Tostadas by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For months I have pondered how to make crispy corn tortillas without deep fat frying them. When I check out the packages of them in the stores, the ingredient list makes m ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We have all known people who share untrue, shaded, unnecessary or private matters to someone about another; things that often taint another’s character. The Bible co ... Read on »
Carrot Cake by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When most people think of carrot cake, they think it’s a health food, but usually it is very high in fat and calories. However, I found a recipe from EatingWell that has a ... Read on »
The Most Beautiful Flower by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Over thirteen years ago we received a beautiful gift to our family! This gift was extra special, because it was something completely different than what we were accustomed ... Read on »
Linzer Torte Cookie by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Many people call these thumbprint cookies, but they actually had their beginning in a classic Viennese pastry from Linz, Austria. Baked with lemon or orange zest, cinnamon ... Read on »
Food For My Soul by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking On the last week of April, the dogwood trees here are in full bloom. Our area is just on the dividing line of their preferred climate. Just 20 miles north of here they won ... Read on »
Lemon Poppy Seed Bunny Cookies by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One of my favorite blogs to follow is Elana’s Pantry . She cooks with mostly organic and clean ingredients and I have great success when I follow her recipes. I had been w ... Read on »
Walnut Date Dessert Bars (GF) by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here in the Heartland, you know the natives, because they are well acquainted with “bars”. Not the booze-drinking bars, but the neighborhood friendly cookie “bar”. Wikiped ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Jesus’ last words, “It is finished”, express glorious triumph rather than defeat. When He bowed His head and gave up His spirit He knew that the battle was now over and th ... Read on »
Mashups Tropical Muffins (GF) by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I like to browse grocery stores like most women like to browse clothing stores. I love to read labels, smell produce and discover new products! My favorite spot is the Hea ... Read on »
Creamed Eggs & Bacon on Toasted Sprouted Grain English Muffins by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I was a child growing up, we dyed Easter eggs every year…dozens of them. After the holiday was over, we kept these eggs in our baskets for weeks, peeling one or two w ... Read on »
Delicious But Deceptive with Dei Fratelli by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My boys have accused me for years of sneaking in healthy additions to our food. They had every right to accuse me, because I knew they would pick out strange or green thin ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Apostle Paul tells the Corinthians believers that their current body is like an “earthly tent.” He most likely uses the word “tent” because it is a temporary dwelling for ... Read on »
Papaya Mango Coconut Smoothie by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Although I have eaten fresh papaya, I have never purchased a fresh one. This week while browsing the produce aisle I was drawn to the island fruits. I picked out a huge pa ... Read on »
Chicken Meatballs with Stir Fry Veggies by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have been rearranging this gargantuas head of cabbage in my fridge for the past few weeks. During one of the shuffles the poor dear actually tumbled out on the floor and ... Read on »