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Pomegranate Lemonade by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you're still looking for a sassy cocktail to ring in the new year, look no further.  A little sweet and a little tart, this pomegranate lemonade is ready to be made spar ... Read on »
Shortrib Risotto by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday!  As luck would have it, we got just enough snow for a white Christmas :)  A few days at home with my family was fabulous, but ... Read on »
Spicy Chocolate Almond Cookies by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking While it is true year-round, I find that baking becomes more than just the act of measuring out some flour or butter, whisking egg whites or adding sugar.  It's a way for m ... Read on »
Beef Stew by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking While I'm all for variety in my diet, I've recently come to appreciate cooking in larger quantities.  The more meals I can get out of an hour of cooking, the better!  As th ... Read on »
Banana Oatmeal Cookies by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You may have noticed that my posting schedule has become less frequent of late.  Indeed, there has been a lot going on this past year behind the scenes.  Not the least of w ... Read on »
Thanksgiving Desserts & a winner by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Anyone else still planning out their Thanksgiving meal or is it just me?  In case you're still trying to decide on whether you want apples, pumpkin or cranberries to be fea ... Read on »
Saffron Rice & An Edible Mosaic by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today I'm mixing it up around here to celebrate the release of my friend's cookbook!  I first met Faith Gorsky of An Edible Mosaic through a 5 Star Makeover event and insta ... Read on »
Fall Chicken Enchiladas by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Y'all were right about that apple barbecue sauce , it made a terrific pizza!  Take your favorite dough, top with apple BBQ sauce, pulled chicken or pork, sliced ... Read on »
Giveaway Time! by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well hello there, November.  Not sure how we got here, but I realized the other week that it has been over 4 years since I started this blog--crazy!  To celebrate, I'm givi ... Read on »
Apple Bars by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Waiting for a hurricane is strange.  Things get cancelled, everyone is supposed to stock up, try to take care of the important things.  Then you sit around and wait for the ... Read on »
Spaghetti Squash Pie by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I'm no stranger to squash, and often find myself roasting one (or two!) a week all throughout the winter.  For this month's challenge, though, I wanted to break from my rou ... Read on »
Amica 19.7 Boston by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Location: Carver, MA Distance: Sprint (.5mi s, 16.1mi b, 3.1mi r) Time: 7:30am Weather: 55deg, sunny Total Participants: 104 Alternate Title: The race that alm ... Read on »
Apple BBQ Sauce by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When the nights start getting a bit cooler and I start reaching for a jacket in the morning as I leave for work, I usually get really excited.  Fall is one of my favorites, ... Read on »
Peach Shortcake by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Would you guys like to join a party today?  What are we celebrating?  Well, Megan of Delicious Dishings is getting married!  That sounds like quite a good reason to celebra ... Read on »
Tomato Crisp by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Earlier this summer I happened upon a grow box full of basil, thyme, parsley, arugula and a solitary tomato plant.  Its previous home in lab left a bit to be desired and I ... Read on »
Cranberry Olympic 2012 by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Location:  Lakeville, MA Distance:  Olympic (.9mi s, 26.2mi b, 6.2mi r) Time:  Scheduled at 8, delayed due to fog Weather:  cool in the early morning, mid-hi 70s dur ... Read on »
Pine Bush Tri by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Location: Albany, NY Distance: (325yd s, 11.5mi b, 3.25mi r) Participants: 311 When I found out I was heading home for not one, but two family reunions this summer ... Read on »
Peach Vanilla Jam by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Every time I think about peaches a certain song immediately pops into my head and usually stays for too long.  Who can complain when you're biting into a ripe, juicy peach ... Read on »
Savory Blueberry Jam by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's tough to write a blog post when you've been gone for so long!  Life's been a little crazy this summer, but I'm hoping things settle down soon.  I have a few things to ... Read on »
Zucchini! by Shannon G. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's about that time of year when gardens are overflowing with zucchini.  There are so many ways to enjoy this green vegetable, including the way I'm sharing with you today ... Read on »