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20 Healthy Recipes to Get Your Glow Back! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

20 Healthy Recipes You Need To Get Your Glow Back!

20 Healthy Recipes You Need To Get Your Glow Back ~ are you ready to hit the restart button?  I know I am…here are my top 20 healthy recipes for 2017 ~ my favorite ways to nourish and revitalize…

15 Easy and Colorful Thanksgiving Sides

15 Easy and Colorful Thanksgiving Sides

15 Easy and Colorful Thanksgiving Side Dishes ~ is your Thanksgiving table a sea of drab neutrals?  What a turnoff!  Wake up everybody’s taste buds with these 15 vibrant recipes.…

Mutton Pie from Historic Food

25 Amazing Pie Crusts

25 Amazing Pie Crusts ~ prepare to be awed and inspired by these epic examples of pastry genius, and just in time for pie baking season…so tie on your aprons and let’s get rolling……

Bruleed Tomatoes and 22 other foods you ddin't know could be torched!

Tomatoes and 22 Other Foods to Brûlée

Crème brûlée is one of my favorite desserts, but did you know you can ‘brûlée’ more than just custard?  Light up your kitchen torches friends — we’re going to caramelize all kinds of foods! When it comes to delicious…

A Round Up of Exquisite DIY Easter Eggs

Not Your Mama’s Easter Eggs

Are you ready to up your Easter egg game?  I hope so because we’ve collected tons of fresh ideas for stunning diy projects using everyday stuff like rubber cement, nail polish, Sharpies, and veggies from the fridge!  So ditch…

Permission to Play!

Permission to Play! 20 Whimsical Recipes

You couldn’t get away with any hanky panky at our dinner table when I was a kid. If you tried to doodle in your mashed potatoes, braid your fettuccine, or squish peas with your fork till their innards popped…

Home Remedies collage

Flu Fighter Cookies and 15 other delicious remedies

How are you all feeling?  I haven’t been sick in ages, but now that I’ve said that out loud, I’m probably going to come down with something bad.  Just when you think you’re out of the woods —  I…

18 Ways to Ring in the Year of the Monkey

18 Ways to Ring in the Lunar New Year!

18 Ways to Ring in the Lunar New Year was put together by Hayley, a new contributor here at TVFGI. Hayley will be stopping by now and then to bring us mouth watering round ups. Hello everybody, this is…

The Top Ten Posts of 2015

The Top Ten Posts of 2015

This post is always a lot of fun for me…I get to look back over a year’s worth of hard work and delicious recipes and  trot out a few winners for some special recognition.  Here the top ten most…

pomegranate seeds

10 Things to do with a Pomegranate

10 Things to do with a Pomegranate ~ next time you see them in your supermarket don’t pass on by!  I’ll give you 10 fabulous reasons to stock up on pomegranates! 10 Things to do with a Pomegranate — …

beautiful breakfast smoothie bowl

How to Build the Ultimate Smoothie Bowl

How to Build the Ultimate Smoothie Bowl ~ everything you need to know to put together a beautiful and healthy breakfast! You’ve heard about them, you’ve probably seen them, but have you tried making a breakfast smoothie bowl for…

striped juice popsicles

The Top 100 Popsicles Of All Time

The Top 100 Popsicles Of All Time ~ popsicles have taken the world by storm over the past several summers, and I bet you’ve finally caved in and bought yourself a spiffy new mold.  This weekend is the unofficial…

gluten free cookies

25 Fabulous Flourless Cookies

25 Fabulous Flourless Cookies ~ these are the best of the best gluten free cookies, so delicious you won’t miss the flour one bit! Flourless cookies have completely run away with my heart.  I made my first batch a…

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.  Last week I wrote about my favorites, so…

The All Stars of 2014

I really love doing these posts every December. For most of the year I’m glued to my statistics, busy worrying about which post is doing well, what’s flopping, and what, if I’m super lucky, has gone viral. The bulk…

12 Winter Salads for Your Holiday Table

What are the non-negotiables on your holiday tables?  When I was growing up we always had to have my great grandmother’s stewed red cabbage, and my Aunt Carol’s boiled rutabagas.  But living in California I’ve come to do things…

Meyer Lemon Roast Chicken

Sexy Chicken: 12 Recipes to Spice Up Dinnertime!

You know what I’m talking about…say the word chicken at about 4 o’clock in the afternoon and a pall falls over the family.  B -O -R -I -N -G !  But really, it doesn’t have to be that way. …

10 Best Packable Lunches

Beyond the Sandwich: 10 Best Packable Lunches

We’re a nation of sandwich eaters, and while I have nothing against them,  I just think they’re a little…boring.  I’d so much rather have real food for lunch.  Here are a few of my favorite lunches on the go,…

How to Eat Flowers, Edible Flowers

25+ Ways to Put Edible Flowers on the Table

25+ Ways to Put Edible Flowers on the Table ~ flowers are one of the joys of spring time, and they’re also back in vogue as garnishes and ingredients in all kinds of recipes. From cocktails, cheese plates and…

Roberta's Lemon Herb Fish

Happy & Healthy in 2014

I had such fun rounding up some of my favorite healthy recipes to share today.  Healthy recipes don’t always get the same amount of attention as sweets and treats, so it’s very satisfying to go back through the archives…

Happy National Coffee Cake Day!

Grab your favorite mug and hold on to your bathrobe…here’s a lightening round-up of delicious treats made especially for the am hours… Whole Grain Pumpkin Coffee Cake with Bourbon Glaze Roasted Cardamom and Coffee Pound Cake Coffee Walnut and…

Slab heaven

My friend Judith and I visited a stone yard yesterday.  We were looking for slabs to use in our kitchens for working with bread dough, pastries and crusts.  My new kitchen doesn’t have the wonderful large granite island that…