Whole Grains

Vegetarian Mexican Quinoa Bowls

March 21, 2017 The Recipe Redux
Vegetarian Mexican Quinoa Bowls

It’s Recipe Redux time and I’m sharing these Vegetarian Mexican Quinoa Bowls to show you how easy it is to make something with just a few pantry ingredients. How long could you and your family survive without a trip to the grocery store? Is your pantry well-stocked? Mine nearly always is – we have a shopping […]

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Apple Pomegranate Grain Salad with Lemon Maple Vinaigrette

January 18, 2017 Appetizers & Snacks

I love a delicious dish that keeps on giving, don’t you? This Apple Pomegranate Grain Salad with a quick Lemon Maple Vinaigrette does just that. It’s a fresh, easy salad  that works in so many ways, such as… ♦ A side dish for your weeknight supper ♦ A  beautiful addition to your lazy brunch ♦ The […]

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Pumpkin Monster Bars

October 23, 2016 Appetizers & Snacks
Pumpkin Monster Bars - Juggling with Julia

All Things Pumpkin Crispy leaves underfoot, cool sunny days, and soccer, soccer, soccer? That can only mean one thing – autumn is in full swing, and Halloween isn’t far away! Pumpkin Monster Bars embrace everything I love about this time of year, like cozy evenings, my favorite sweatshirt, baking, and all things pumpkin. Make these […]

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Juggling with Julia’s 5th Blogiversary!

April 26, 2016 Appetizers & Snacks

April 26th, 2016. The 5th blogiversary for my little hobby 🙂 That doesn’t seem possible. I’m having a hard time comprehending that it’s been five whole years. In my mind, that sounds like a lot of work. A lot of time. For sure, it has been. I’ve poured immeasurable amounts of time, thought, and creative […]

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Skillet Candy Bar Cookies

December 8, 2015 Cookies

We are still swimming in Halloween candy here.  You too? I created these Skillet Candy Bar Cookies  solely in defense. Despite the fact that we have just the one kid still young enough to get away with candy panhandling (is that candypandling?) , we’ve no shortage of chocolate, chewies, and gummies a full five weeks […]

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Spanish Brown Rice and Beans

November 4, 2015 Main Meals

Looking for some warm comfort food to snuggle your insides? I got you, babe. Here comes Spanish Brown Rice and Beans.  It’s exactly the kind of one-pot dish you need to kick off your week. Zippy and filling, it’s an absolute cinch to make. Better yet, it got the double-thumbs up from the boys and […]

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Whole Grain Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

July 26, 2015 Breads/Quick Breads
National Peanut Butter Lover's Day - juggling with julia

Hello all and happy mid-summer! I’m back from two weeks in northern New England – first in coastal Maine, and then lakeside in Western Maine. Super relaxing with bits of fun here and there fit in, usually with one of these peanut butter and jelly muffins in my hand. A hike up Bald Rock Trail […]

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Brown Rice and Edamame Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

June 24, 2015 Salads/Sides

Hello, friends, and I apologize for the 6-week hiatus! I will not bore you with the details of the exciting life I lead, which has repeatedly pulled me away from the kitchen (and, therefore, the blog). Suffice it to say that the final weeks of school have me on the run. If you don’t live […]

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Oatmeal Butternut Pancakes with Browned Buttered Nuts

May 6, 2015 Breakfast/Brunch
oatmeal butternut pancakes - juggling with julia

Oatmeal Butternut Pancakes with Browned Buttered Nuts. Goat cheese and real maple syrup. Such a dreamy, creamy, flavorful way to eat pancakes. For sure, I never would have thought to put all these ingredients together on my own. Who was the genius, then, behind this stack of stupendousness? Maria Speck, that’s who. Maria, a journalist, […]

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Jumbo Toffee Crunch Muffins

August 8, 2013 Appetizers & Snacks

August 8th. A big day in this household, so it deserves a big muffin. Jumbo Toffee Crunch Muffins! Fourteen years ago today I was finally a mom, holding my first newborn baby in my arms. Zach was coaxed into the world, much against his will, with the aid of the baby vacuum as well as two pairs of doctor hands. […]

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