Recipe: Berry Crumble with Oat Topping

In observance of the holiday of love and affection, I’ve designated the month of February as Treat Month here at Mother Rimmy’s.

My collection of sweet treats thus far has been fruity muffins packed with dried apricots and raisins to get the morning rolling along.

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And the other night we served up a creamy pudding with Cara Cara oranges and a dollop of whipped cream for a refreshing dessert.

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Chickpea Curry (Chhole)

Guest posts give me the opportunity to experience the kitchen through another cook’s eyes. More often than not, these wonderful cooks prompt me to try foods I might not otherwise have put on the menu.

That was the case with this Indian chickpea curry recipe from Rachna Parmar. Just a look at the ingredient list and I knew I was in for a treat. The abundance of warm spices combined with tender chickpeas is perfect for a meat free dinner, or a healthy work day lunch.

Let’s see what Rachna has to say about her Spicy Chickpea Curry . . .

Spicy Chickpea Curry

Spicy Chickpea Curry

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Chicken Sausage and Onion Gravy Over Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Losing weight takes persistence and creativity. You have to be willing to learn new skills, and one of them is how to cook lower calorie meals.

Ann from Cooking Healthy for Me has those skills in her pocket, and proves it with her adaptation of The British Pub Cookbook’s Sausage and Mash with Onion Gravy recipe.

Chicken Sausage and Onion Gravy with Sweet Potato Mash

Chicken Sausage and Onion Gravy with Sweet Potato Mash

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Chopped Boneless Pork Chop, Broccoli and Chickpea Salad

When our kids flew the coop and it was just the two of us, I had a tough time scaling down the size of my meals. That was several years ago, and I still cook enough for four people – if not eight to ten!

Thus the need to use up leftovers.

Broccoli and Chickpea Salad

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