Month: November 2017

November 29, 2017 CarolAnn

Discover how much fun cooking can be. Have you noticed? That’s the tagline for (and the mission of) The Sandbox Chef. How much cooking do you do? And, when you do cook, how much fun is it for you? Whatever your answers, I really want to help you discover how much fun cooking can be. It’s…

November 20, 2017 CarolAnn

Fruits add a whole new dimension to salads! Try the three good and fruity salads here. Then create your own special good and fruity salads! Good and Fruity SaladsFruits add a whole new dimension to salads! Try the three good and fruity salads here. Then create your own special good and fruity salads!Author: The Sandbox…

November 17, 2017 CarolAnn

This recipe for cabbage-potato-carrot soup is a real family favorite. It is very easy to make, and can be put together very quickly. And there is something so comforting about the combination of cabbage, potatoes, and carrots. It is worth noting that cabbage — the star vegetable in this soup — has some amazing benefits….

November 16, 2017 CarolAnn

What’s your eating style? Would you like to move toward a more healthful diet? Are you concerned about the horrendous treatment of factory-farmed animals?  Are you aware of the dwindling ability of Mother Earth to produce enough food for her inhabitants? Have you thought about becoming a vegetarian? There is a world of reasons to go…

November 15, 2017 CarolAnn

Take Your Place in the Fight to End Hunger in America Forty-two million people in the U.S.—one in six children—don’t know where their next meal is coming from. The population of our 50 largest cities basically equals the number of hungry Americans. We have the means to provide nutritious, affordable food for all Americans. Please take…

November 13, 2017 CarolAnn

This pumpkin spice cake has just about everything going for it! It’s very easy, almost as easy as using a mix – you basically just mix the cake batter in one bowl! It has a cream cheese frosting. It’s quite low in calories. And it is really good! This cake would make a very nice…

November 12, 2017 CarolAnn

I have read and tested dozens of lasagna recipes. Now I can stop looking! This recipe makes simply perfect lasagna! No need to make a tomato sauce. It uses canned diced tomatoes. I use organic Muir Glen, and the flavor is superb. No need to parboil noodles. You use “regular” noodles, and you don’t parboil them….

November 12, 2017 CarolAnn

This may just be the best corn chowder ever! Perfectly seasoned, and loaded with sweet and white potatoes, carrots, onion, and celery. Alicia Blais, who is a dear friend and great chef, is the creator of this wonderful recipe. Alicia and her husband Dave are the owners of The Foodie Cafe in Framingham, Massachusetts. Alicia and Dave…

November 12, 2017 CarolAnn

This curried carrot and cauliflower soup was a hands-down winner with several members of my family. My husband Ron says that he doesn’t like curry, and is none to fond of pureed soups. So when he ever declared this soup to be “delicious”, I knew it was a “keeper”. Try it out on your fussy family!…

November 9, 2017 CarolAnn

This is, hands down, the best banana bread I’ve ever made, or eaten. It has a lovely texture and vibrant flavors. It’s quick and easy to prepare, and it’s got all healthy ingredients. Maple-Orange Banana BreadThis banana bread has a lovely texture and vibrant flavors. It’s quick and easy to prepare, and it’s got all…