Spanakopita, Greek Spinach Pie

by Heather Harris Brady I was in Greektown recently and it reminded me that’s it’s been a long time since I made a spinach pie, so when I saw the large boxes of spinach on sale I pounced on them. This is a great meatless entree in larger portions, and a lovely appetizer in smaller…

Sugarfree Apple Butter (in the crockpot)

by Heather Harris Brady My Aunt Blanche (actually my grandmother’s cousin but that’s neither here nor there) was in her mid-90’s when she passed away earlier this year. She was a small bubbly woman who married a tall quiet man from North Carolina. Whenever they would come for summer visits she was like the Energizer…

Roasted Beet Salad

by Heather Harris Brady I know, a whole lotta people hate beets. But if you’re one of them then you’re probably skipping this post anyway. I happen to really like them. I like them even more when they’re ginned up with some vinegar and sprinkled with feta or goat cheese. Roasted beets are your friend….

Snack-Ninja Energy Bars (Gluten Free)

by Heather Harris Brady I confess to being suspicious of tiny plastic cartons that cost $6.99, unless they contain dark chocolate sea salt caramels – in which case they are obviously worth the price. So when the DH brought home said carton and it was full of what appeared to be little more than grains…

Quinoa Parmesan Zucchini

by Heather Harris Brady This a quick, easy recipe for a weekend side-dish that protein-packed yet vegetarian. It’s a pretty way to show off the little round Eight-Ball zucchini I have here, or you can use another shape. Quinoa-Parmesan Stuffed Zucchini, Serves four as a side dish Two large-size round zucchini 6 oz. quinoa (any…

Falafel Flatbread Wraps

by Heather Harris Brady If you’ve followed the blog for any bit of time you’ve encountered manifestations of my ethnic food withdrawal. We now have a food truck in TC with amazing falafel and their version inspired me to take a crack at it. I probably wouldn’t have tried a year ago, but since then…