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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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Pizza Supreme (GF) by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A couple  months ago when I had really cut back on gluten, I purchased this whole grain pizza crust mix. I was very suspicious that a pizza could taste good while still be ... Read on »
Roasted Beets, Quinoa and Arugula Salad by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had a similar version of this salad at a True Food restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona. My honey claims I was humming the entire time I was indulging in this fantastic ble ... Read on »
Fruit Stuffed Oat Crepes by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We often think of crepes as a rich decadent dessert, but today’s recipe will show you that this is a balanced nutritious meal with protein and healthy carbs! The crepes ar ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   This is the time of year when some violent storms hit our area. It can be an ominous and threatening feeling as you see the sky turn from blue, to grey to blac ... Read on »
Healthy Double Chocolate Brownies (GF) by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sounds like an oxymoron doesn’t it? However, dark chocolate is loaded with nutritious goodies! This once-taboo food has been given much grace in recent years, because of t ... Read on »
Double Chocolate Banana Mini-Muffins (GF) by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Frozen over-ripe bananas make the best muffins! In fact, frozen overripe bananas are like money in the bank. I add them to smoothies, pancake batter, muffins and cookies. ... Read on »
Oatmeal Pistachio Power Bars by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I am amazed at the plethora of granola, protein or snack bars in the health food stores. How does one decide? I about go blind trying to read the ingredient list and I don ... Read on »
Sweets for a Sweet Pea! by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking How can  a person stay away from refined sugar on such a momentous occasion? After all, our youngest grandchild only turns two once in our lifetime? ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As a female, I am quite familiar with mirrors. I do not like mirrors, because of what I see, however, mirrors are vital to my getting ready each day. A mirror is something ... Read on »
Loaded Meatloaf by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This recipe is loaded with flavors…hence the title of this blog. My honey will eat anything I place in front of him, his only stipulation is that there is enough of it. Af ... Read on »
Chicken Taco Salad with Dei Fratelli Salsa by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Colorful food combo’s flirt with our eyes and get our palette stimulated. The deeper the colors the higher the nutritive value. You won’t find many recipes as colorful as ... Read on »
Stick To Your Ribs Oatmeal by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Who would have thunk that on March 29th you would wake up to SNOW? I know we all have war stories about  blizzards in April, but honestly I personally don’t agree with thi ... Read on »
Apple & Butternut Squash Soup by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Winter poked it’s cold nose in our world again this week. I thought I was done with hearty soups for the season, but  when I am chilled my culinary thoughts go straight ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We have moved three times in the last two years and we have gotten well acquainted with “movers”.  I have learned that there are a few pieces of furniture that will bring ... Read on »
Almond Butter by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We all know that peanut butter is an American staple, but recently almond butter as emerged as a healthier alternative. Almonds are high in protein and calcium as well as ... Read on »
Vegetable Chowder by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It was time to clean out our fridge…in an apartment size refrigerator food seems to grow and multiply. When I have to stand on my head to find an item, I know it is time. ... Read on »
Dried Cherry, Sesame and Pistachio Scones by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There is a cinnamon chip scone at Panera Bread that I used to crave desperately. I could down the entire thing (and they are big) without a hic-cup. It is a good think tha ... Read on »
Faith Filled Friday by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Missions, Missionaries, Missional…Are We Missing Out? Last year we enrolled in a class called Perspectives on the World Christian Movement. It is an 18-week course whi ... Read on »
Garden Omelet Burritos by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I abhor rushed mornings! I would much rather get less sleep and wake up earlier than to rush around frantically trying to get somewhere on time. I also refuse to skip brea ... Read on »
Roasted Mushrooms with Garlic and White Wine by Jane S. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Tonight I was scrambling for a lo-carb side dish. When I opened my fridge a box of mushrooms catapulted on the floor, so that was a sign…Roasted Mushrooms, and I know my h ... Read on »