Favorite Broccoli Salad

Last week I shared my favorite squash recipe; this week I’m featuring my favorite broccoli recipe. Broccoli is not in season at this time of the year; but the grocery store was featuring it as a “loss leader” and beautiful bunches of broccoli and cauliflower were on sale positioned just inside the front door. How can you pass up a bargain? Broccoli Salad - 2

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Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes

At our house, we eat pancakes for breakfast and sometimes for supper. We always fixed pancakes when my kids had friends visit for a sleepover. Buttermilk pancakes are my favorite and sometimes I add blueberries or nuts. It’s quick and easy when you don’t feel like eating large meal. This week I’m fixing whole wheat buttermilk pancakes in the rain!Blueberry Buttermilk Whole Wheat Pancakes - 2 - IMG_9728_1

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Homemade Crunchy Granola

In the 1970’s, granola was launched commercially by major cereal manufacturers and it quickly became part of the health food craze. Granola is a very tasty and versatile breakfast cereal and we always had some around. Recently, I decided to revisit this healthy cereal and found a recipe in the cookbook, “More-With-Less,” which dates from the 1970’s era. Ingredients for Granola - IMG_9490 Continue reading

Eating Responsibly: The “More-with-Less Cookbook”

Back in the 1980’s, I was given a copy of the “More-with-Less Cookbook”. As I read  the cookbook’s preface, a light-bulb flashed. It was my introduction to eating responsibly to conserve our planet’s limited food resources. And years later, the message is still relevant. The recipes are good ones, too. I became curious to learn if other folks use the cookbook and discovered that this well-traveled cookbook is the “go to” recipe book for many families. A good cookbook never hides on the shelf.Caroline with cookbook IMG_1711 - cropped x 2 Continue reading