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Bacon Broccoli by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ever get in a rut where certain foods just don't sound appetizing?  That was broccoli for me this fall/early winter.  Until I made this dish, which quickly become a weekly ... Read on »
Old Forge Tri by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking {Please excuse my very belated race report... from 8/18/13} Location: Old Forge, NY Distance: Intermediate (1000m s, 22mi b, 4mi r) Time: 8am Weather: low 50s at ... Read on »
Apple Cinnamon Macarons by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Every season (except winter) seems too short.  I always end up longing for the fruits of seasons long before they come around again. I created these beauties to celebr ... Read on »
Better Butters by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Isn't it great when you re-discover something you already have and fall in love all over again?  Well, that has happened to me recently...  with my food processor.  It had ... Read on »
Savory Cheesecake by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have come to love making jam so that I can enjoy the summer bounty in the depths of winter.  They are easily turned into dessert ( pop tarts anyone?), but can also make a ... Read on »
Unblogged by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking While cleaning up my computer, I found some photos of recipes I had never shared here.  In keeping with the new year, I am going to share them now and start 2014 with a cle ... Read on »
Coconut Macarons w/Ganache by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My intention was not to stop blogging for months...  how did it get to be December already?!?  I'm going forgo the excuses reasons and jump right back in with a cookie reci ... Read on »
Pickled Apples by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This month the Creative Cooking Crew was creating...  pickles! Embracing the cooler weather, I tried something a little different and tried pickling apples ... Read on »
Frosted Carrot Cake Bars by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking While my most recent cupcake   adventure went quite smoothly, I did goof on one thing- way overestimating how much white chocolate whipped cream was needed. Don't get me wr ... Read on »
PMC 2013 by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The Pan-Massachusetts Challenge. Photo Source When I first heard about the event from Rachel , it sounded like something I wanted to be a par ... Read on »
Stuffed by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This month, the Creative Cooking Crew's challenge was to "Stuff it." With the end of the month looming (where did the summer go?), I whipped up a "stuff it ... Read on »
Broccoli Arugula Pesto by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You know when you are at the grocery store and you buy lots of food with grand plans to cook it all?  And then one thing leads to another and you wind up not having time to ... Read on »
Red Velvet Cupcakes by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I can't believe it's already been a month since I got to watch some pretty special people get married!  I think it's about time that I shared their second cupcake flavor-- ... Read on »
Think Pink! by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This month's challenge for the Creative Cooking Crew was to create a dish with just one color.  It sounded easy at first...  so many foods, so many colors!  Days went by wh ... Read on »
Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Thank you to everyone who supported Bloggers Bake for the PMC- bidding, tweeting, or otherwise spreading the word!  We raised over $550 for Pediatric Oncology at Dana Farbe ... Read on »
Virtual Bake Sale by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This year, instead of pursuing my own triathlon goals, I decided to tackle a different sort of challenge.  In less than two months, I will be riding from Wellesley to Provi ... Read on »
Avocado Lime Soup by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Happy National Running Day !  The weather made for a pretty awesome run home after work, I hope you got out to celebrate too :) I thought I'd share a so ... Read on »
Key Lime Tart by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Nothing says summer like 90 degree days in the forecast!  But wait- wasn't it barely hitting 50 last weekend?  I'm so confused... To spare any confusion, I ... Read on »
Mashed Potato Pizza by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sometimes you have to taste something to believe it's a good thing. Before I tried it, I kind of thought putting mashed potatoes on pizza was a bit of carb ... Read on »
Teff Porridge by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking At some point in the not-so-recent past, I picked up some teff from some natural grocery store, thinking either of its health benefits  or of the tasty injera I had tried a ... Read on »