healthysnacks

Snack Attack

Dear Christy, I am trying to watch my weight, especially as we head into the holiday season, but my biggest problem is that I am always hungry and always...

pumpkinwedges

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Wedges

  I love the produce available every fall including the greens, mushrooms, chestnuts, apples, pears, and especially the winter squash. I seem to be slightly pumpkin obsessed in particular...

egglessdough

Eggless Pasta Dough

We have had a number of children visiting our vacation rental in Italy who were allergic to eggs. The parents all thought that the only fresh pasta available was...

oatbananabread

Banana Oat Bread

I am a huge fan of banana bread, but in my attempts to increase the nutritional value of my baking, I decided to combine a recipe for oat bread...

orangechicken

Chicken With Savory Orange Sauce

In my recent quest for recipes that are both healthy and delicious I have been making a lot of poultry recipes, which is one of my favorite foods. I...

grilledveggies

Grilled Vegetable Pasta

Grilled vegetable pasta is a nice excuse to get out of the kitchen! This is a great pasta to make during the hot summer months when fresh vegetables are...

orecchiettearugula1

Orecchiette With Arugula Pesto And Almonds

I first tasted this dish on our recent trip to Puglia at a small restaurant in Vieste which is on the Gargano peninsula. That area is famous for it’s...

toddlereating

Picky Preschooler

Dear Christy, My 3-1/2 year old daughter went from being a wonderful eater as an early toddler to being very picky and finicky. She never eats the food we...