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  • A slice of lemon cake with lemon poppy seed buttercream on a small plate with fork

    Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Poppy Seed Buttercream

    Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Poppy Seed Buttercream ~ a lush lemony 3 layer cake loaded with a tart lemon poppy seed buttercream frosting.  Your fork won’t touch solid ground until…

  • Lemon poppy seed mini tarts

    Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust

    My Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust is a sunny, tangy dessert that’s perfect for sweetening up these last weeks of winter.  Just whisk together the lemony filling and bake,…

  • Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream

    Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ snack time just got a whole lot more interesting with this unique combination of bananas, poppy seeds, and lemon ~ you can whip…

  • Blueberry Poppy Seed Squares

    Blueberry Poppy Seed Squares, a unique coffee cake in the Eastern European tradition ~ it’s packed with fresh blueberries and crunchy poppy seeds on a buttery shortbread crust.  This is one…

  • Tangerine Poppy Seed Pancakes

    Tangerine Poppy Seed Pancakes are a variation on one of my most popular recipes.  Fresh tangerine juice, Greek yogurt, and crunchy poppy seeds make a lighter and healthier version of everybody’s…

  • Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake

    My Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake is an easy loaf cake bursting with citrus flavor and crunchy poppy seeds ~ and just when you thought winter had nothing fresh to offer!…

  • Cheesy Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

    I don’t think dinner can get any more comforting than this Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole.  It’s an impossibly delicious concoction of egg noodles, tender chicken, and a creamy poppy seed sauce,…

  • Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayo ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayonnaise

    Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayonnaise is an unexpected delight — everybody is going to beg for the recipe for this fun twist on a lunchtime classic, and the mayo is…

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

    Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing – 5 everyday ingredients that add up to one powerhouse secret weapon in the kitchen – this lemon vinaigrette wakes up almost anything with a blast…

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

    My Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are a bakery style favorite in our house.  They bake up nice and tall with a big round dome that we slather them with a sweet…

  • Glazed Grapefruit Poppy Seed Cake

    Grapefruit Poppy Seed Cake

    Grapefruit Poppy Seed Cake…can’t you just taste it now? It’s packed to the gills with the essence of fresh grapefruit and positively loaded with poppy seeds. That’s white grapefruit, by the…

  • Almond Poppy Seed French Toast 3

    Almond Poppy Seed French Toast

    Almonds lovers listen up ~ my Almond Poppy Seed French Toast is a super delicious twist on the classic breakfast treat ~ made with brioche bread and buttermilk in the batter,…

  • Almond Poppy Seed Muffins

    Almond Poppy Seed Muffins ~ this is the classic almond poppy seed muffin recipe that gets everybody out of bed in the morning!…

  • Amaretto Poppy Seed Ice Cream

    This unusual Amaretto Poppy Seed ice Cream is just delightful, with a complex almond flavor and a bright crunch from the poppy seeds, it’s an unexpected treat! I’m sending up a…

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    Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

    Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes ~ This unexpected combination is a refreshing change from regular pancakes and it’s perfect for a special occasion, a cozy weekend morning, or just any time you…

  • Almond Poppy Seed Butter Cookies

    Here’s another cookie to file away for holiday gift baking, they’ll balance out the lineup with a sophisticated crunch.  Or just make them for yourself to stash away and have with…

  • Pumpkin Poppy Seed Scones

    Pumpkin Poppy Seed Scones ~ buttery flaky pumpkin pastry with the unexpected crunch of poppy seeds.…

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Squares

    Lemon Poppy Seed Squares ~ these tangy squares are packed with lemony flavor and a delicate crunch. If you ask me the relative success of any lemon cake resides in its…

  • Almond Lovers Amaretto Poppy Seed Cake

    Almond Lovers Amaretto Poppy Seed Cake ~ If you love almond flavor, this is the moist coffee cake of your dreams with 4 layers of lovely almond flavor baked right in.…

  • Tangerine Poppy Seed Cake

    This Tangerine Poppy Seed Cake is love at first bite.  It’s moist and citrusy, and the poppy seeds give it this amazing light crunchy texture.  Then there’s the glaze, it’s sweet…

  • A bowl of colorful Jewel Box Labneh Balls

    Jewel Box Labneh Balls

    Today we’re making Jewel Box Labneh Balls ~ these little gems are made with homemade yogurt cheese rolled in colorful herbs and spices.  Serve with a fresh sliced baguette, then let…

  • What to Eat Now: Citrus

    What to Eat Now: Citrus ~ here are the best citrus recipes on tvfgi to help you make the most of these juicy gems of mid-winter, whether you have access to…

  • Broccoli and Blueberry Pasta Salad

    Blueberry and Broccoli Pasta Salad

    Blueberry and Broccoli Pasta Salad with a tangy Lemon Buttermilk Dressing ~ spring forward with this colorful and healthy pasta salad made with Chickapea gluten free pasta, lots of fruits and…

  • Jeweled Hummus ~ a ridiculously easy appetizer for a last minute special occasion ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    50 Ways to Hack Your Hummus

    The doorbell just rang ~ and all you’ve got is a tub of hummus.  What to do?  Here are 50 ways to hack your hummus so you don’t miss a step. …

  • Spicy Rainbow Slaw recipe | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Spicy Rainbow Slaw

    This healthy Spicy Rainbow Slaw with a tangy lemon yogurt dressing is made with red and green cabbage, bell peppers, watermelon radishes, jicama, and a touch of jalapeno complements any summer…

  • 'Everythinng' Croutons are full of big flavor and crunch! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    ‘Everything’ Croutons

    Everything Croutons will take your salad from bunny food to bodacious with their big bold crunch and outrageous flavor.  Everybody loves everything!…

  • Pineapple Banana Bread

    Pineapple Banana Bread

    This Pineapple Banana Bread is an unexpected treat ~ ripe bananas, crushed pineapple, and shredded coconut make for a dreamy cake, and don’t forget that sweet/tangy pineapple glaze!…

  • top ten posts of 2014

    The Top 10 Posts in 2014

    2014 was a fantastic year here at TVFGI.  We’ve shared so many great meals together and I’ve loved getting to know you a little better on facebook, and through your comments. …

  • Fall and Holiday Baking

    Is Your Kitchen Ready for Baking Season?

    Here we are, poised at the starting gate, baking season is about to begin—  Is your kitchen ready?  Mine’s not.  In fact  this week I discovered we have the dreaded pantry…

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    Detox Salad

    My gorgeous Detox Salad is a collection of uber healthy super foods, all meeting together in one delicious salad! Who doesn’t dream of an easy shortcut to perfect health?  Maybe it’s…

  • Italian Plum Crumble

    This Italian Plum Crumble recipe is a classic end of summer dessert (or breakfast!) tailor made for the best plums you can find.  …

  • Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad in glass bowl

    Summer Potluck Salad Recipes for the 21st Century!

    Summer Potluck Salad Recipes for the 21st Century! ~ it’s potluck season again and whether it’s the company picnic or a backyard barbecue, you’re going to need a few potluck salads…

  • Spring Salad with Edible Blossoms

    Spring Salad with Edible Flowers

    Spring Salad with Edible Flowers ~ this simple side dish is spring in a bowl ~ I’ll show you how to identify, source, and use edible flowers to make this celebratory…

  • Wild Caught Tuna Crostini --- these little toasts are fun to make and so healthy --- theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Wild Caught Tuna Crostini

    Wild Caught Tuna Crostini are a super healthy and colorful appetizer or light meal — just add wine and friends and you’ve got the makings for the perfect summer gathering.…

  • Spring Kale and Herb Salad with edible flowers

    Purple Kale and Pansy Salad

    Purple Kale and Pansy Salad ~ edible flowers like colorful pansies can turn a salad from so-so to sensational.  Use them as a garnish on all kinds of dishes this spring!…