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Grandma’s Grain: Buckwheat Kasha

Grandma’s Grain: Buckwheat Kasha

Kasha – toasted buckwheat groats – is a naturally gluten free, traditional side dish I’ve eaten all my life for the delicious nutty flavor!     I originally published this post in September, 2014. This is an update, with some new pictures and a few […]

Onion Cheese Bites

Onion Cheese Bites

Little bites of savory, cheesy goodness! A lovely appetizer in every sense as it tempts the appetites of our elderly parents, encouraging them to eat while providing good food. ‘Tis the season for food bloggers to write about entertaining. Recipes for family feasts, dinner parties, […]

Mashed Potatoes (with Peel)

Mashed Potatoes (with Peel)

Mashed potatoes with peel and a little Greek yogurt are easy and tasty, and do contribute to the nutrition in a meal.¬†Comfort food at its best!     When I started Inhabited Kitchen five years ago, I shared some of my most useful, most basic […]

Instant Cream of Spinach Soup

Instant Cream of Spinach Soup

Instant soup doesn’t have to come out of a can or box. You can make Instant Cream of Spinach Soup from scratch for a quick cup with lunch! Several factors came together to create this soup. I have started making protein smoothies for the parents. […]

Berry Protein Smoothie

Berry Protein Smoothie

Our parents enjoy a creamy, slightly sweet Berry Protein Smoothie as an afternoon snack. And we enjoy knowing they’re getting protein and good nutrition! I have mentioned that many elderly people lose their appetite. Perhaps they lose some of their ability to taste. Perhaps chewing, […]