Alanna Kellogg

Loaded Iceberg Steaks ♥ with Homemade Thousand Island Dressing

Today's quick 'n' easy 'n' versatile salad, just a thick slice of iceberg lettuce topped with summery BLT-ish vegetables and a drizzle of Homemade Thousand Island Dressing. Surprisingly filling! Low Carb ....more

Blueberry Cake

The Recipe: A moist simple cake dolloped with gently cooked fresh blueberries that turn thick and jammy in the oven. No mixer required! The Conversation: There are so-so many old-fashioned blueberry cakes, many with funny names! ...more

Chilled Zucchini Noodle Salad with Pesto, Sweet Corn & Sun-Dried Tomato ♥

Zucchini Noodles? Thing is, they're achieving ritual status here in my kitchen. Yours too? ...more

Recipe for Roasted Kohlrabi ♥

Today's easy kohlrabi recipe: How to roast kohlrabi, a simple way to cook kohlrabi, just cubed and oven-roasted. Low carb. Weight Watchers Friendly ....more

Magical Breakfast Cream:When 'French Women Don't Get Fat' Meets Weight Watchers

A simple yogurt breakfast from the "French Women Don't Get Fat" Cookbook, whose promise is to help us lose 10 pounds over the summer, ahem, effortlessly. Years back, I loved this easy yogurt breakfast all summer long. But thanks to a reader's reminder, it's become my go-to simple breakfast again! ...more

Coconut Cream Pie

Wow, who knew people would go so crazy for a classic coconut cream pie?! So here's my recipe, the one that moves grown men to silence. It has a creamy coconut-milk filling topped with either whipped cream or lofty meringue ....more

Arugula Salad with Smoked Trout & Peach Preserve Dressing ♥

Today's salad supper, perfect for simple summer evenings: Peppery arugula tossed with a sweet fruity-mustard dressing, then topped with bites of smoked trout, fresh fruits and veggies. Totally adaptable, so simple but special. Destined for a go-to dinner! ...more

Easy Garlic-Herb Mediterranean Chicken

The Recipe: So yeah. This chicken is easy to make. (It even tastes like it's grilled but is cooked, quick-quick, under the broiler.) And there's garlic, lots of garlic ....more

Easy-Easy Grilled Mushroom Appetizer

The Recipe: My favorite easy summer appetizer, a real crowd pleaser, just fresh mushrooms cooked in Italian dressing over a hot grill. For the cook? Totally easy, just two ingredients ....more

Red Pepper Hummus ♥

Today's easy appetizer recipe: A pretty chickpea and roasted red pepper hummus. Such pretty color! Low Carb ....more
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