Low Sugar Thai Iced Tea

Low Sugar Thai Iced Tea Recipe - Andrea Meyers

Though it’s September and the boys have returned to school, the summer weather continued around here and it often lasts until October. So we still have tomatoes, peppers, and basil coming out our ears and the garden tomatillos are starting to kick in. And temperatures were in the 90s last week, making that week hotter…

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Thai Chicken Coconut Soup (Tom Kah Gai)

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup Recipe (Tom Kah Gai) - Andrea Meyers

Spring is almost here. The snow is nearly melted, the ground is starting to soften, and the first crocuses peeped out today, which means it’s about time to get out in our garden and start prepping the spring beds. I have packs of cilantro and dill seeds, two herbs that love cool spring temperatures, plus…

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Whole Wheat Zucchini Morning Glory Muffins

Andrea Meyers - Whole Wheat Zucchini Morning Glory Muffins

Out of all the muffins we’ve ever made, these morning glory muffins are hands down the family favorite. They are so moist and full of good things—whole wheat flour, wheat germ, zucchini, carrots, raisins, walnuts, unsweetened coconut—and the flavor is excellent. Michael and the boys can’t wait to get their hands on them, and I…

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Coconut Bars – 12 Days of Cookies

Coconut Bars Recipe - Andrea Meyers

We are halfway through our 12 Days of Cookies extravaganza thing, and I chose something familiar, the coconut bars from 1953. I had these many times while growing up, but I’ve never made them myself and I felt it was high time to do so. They made me feel so very retro I wanted to…

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Frozen Mango Dessert

Frozen Mango Dessert Recipe - Andrea Meyers

During the hot summer months, I avoid heating up the kitchen. I cook foods on the grill, assemble simple salads, and enjoy cold treats whenever possible. So I was happy to see the “Tropical Paradise” theme for this month’s Sugar High Friday event hosted by Mary of Alpineberry. Sugar High Friday is the invention of…

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Chicken Kelaguen (Kelaguen Mannok)

This dish is one of my fond memories of four years spent in Saipan. Local celebrations always included chicken kelaguen, red rice, empanadas, pancit, and other delicious island foods. Traditional kelaguen starts with a whole chicken, cut in half or in pieces, that has been grilled till cooked but still juicy. Then you combine the…

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