Author: Becky Kristensen

egg salad dish |
4th of July, Budget, Gluten free, Lightened up, North American, Picnic & Cookout, Sandwiches & Veggie Burgers, Sauces, Dips & Spreads

Egg Salad

Do you have a love-hate relationship with traditional picnic foods? All those mayonnaise, pasta, or egg-based dishes that may or may not be on your healthful food plan!  How about a lightened-up version of everyone’s old favorite, egg salad?  Egg salad sandwiches are great because they are a complete meal, […]

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chicken with roast vegetables and couscous |
Bowls, Budget, Gluten free, Lightened up, Mediterranean, Quick & Easy, Vegan

Roasted Summer Vegetables with Couscous

If you’re like me, you like a hot meal at least once a day. But, if you, like me, live in a place with hot summers, you don’t want to heat up your kitchen to achieve said meal. Enter the set-it-and-nearly-forget-it meal: quick-cooking couscous, breaded chicken, and caramelized summer vegetables, […]

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Raspberry Buttermilk Muffin |
Breakfast, Muffins & Scones, Quick & Easy

Raspberry Buttermilk Muffins

“When in spring, a young man’s fancy turns lightly to thoughts of…” raspberry muffins?  Misquotes aside, I can’t think of much that’s more “springy” than delicate, tangy-yet-sweet raspberries.  I found the originals of these muffins from Smitten Kitchen, and having made them to her specifications once, began to tinker.  I […]

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Onion Breads |
Bread, Budget

Onion Bread

I have a confession to make.  Bread and I have a love-hate relationship.  I love warm, freshly-baked bread, but when I try to achieve it in my own kitchen, more often than not I end up with a loaf that is…denser…than I would like. Not a rock, not tasteless, hard, or […]

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