Chinese Chopped Chicken Salad

Chinese Chopped Chicken Salad.
The seasonal outdoor responsibilities have been beckoning and I dove completely in.   The hubs and I planted the garden and our flowers and cleaned up our yard from winter debris. This is a photo of our garden from a few years back.  Our soil was in need of organic replenishment this season.  Production has been down the last few years, ... Read More

Bison Taco Salad with Avocado Cream Dressing

Bison Taco Salad with Avocado Cream Dressing
How about a main dish salad that's perfect for hot summer nights that the whole family will love?  Bison Taco Salad with Avocado Cream Dressing is so satisfying, low carb and full of favorite ingredients.  And with avocado cream dressing, I mean...who couldn't eat this every day without tiring of it?  Here's what you'll need for the salad. Included is lacinato ... Read More

Curried Cod Chowder with Kale

Curried Cod Chowder with Kale
Something that makes me so happy is when Costco has fresh wild caught cod in their seafood cooler.  Each package has approximately 3 pounds in it.  We can eat fish everyday and never get tired of it, so we stock up.  Once home we rewrap the fish in 1 pound vacuum packed bags and in the freezer they go.  Being ... Read More

Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken Sandwiches with Cole Slaw
It was a big week for our hometown as our favored college basketball team made it to the national finals!  We celebrated by making perfect game day food...Slow Cooker Barbeque Chicken Sandwiches with cole slaw and grain free hamburger buns.  The close game was a nail biter and they lost (sad) but we are proud of their hard work getting ... Read More

Cooking Class : Hearty Soups – Hearty Meals

Cooking Class:Hearty Soups-Hearty Meals

Hearty Soups – Hearty meals is just what we need as winter approaches bringing with it cold temps and from what I’ve heard, lots of snow.  During the long cold days of winter, I can’t think of anything better than coming home to something savory and fragrant simmering in the kitchen. This cooking class takes place in a comfortable home … Read More

Potato Crusted Egg Cups

Potato Crusted Egg Cups
You're going to love these Potato Crusted Egg Cups.   Serve them for a leisurely brunch, with a salad and fruit or make ahead to have on hand for breakfast, lunch or a snack.  Please note I made these in my easy to care for and safe for baking Demarle Silicone muffin pan. Each cup has a 1/2 cup capacity. ... Read More

Creamy Potato Kale Soup

Creamy Potato Kale Soup
I'm writing to you from my home office where a glance out the window brings me this view. We have been dumped on generously!  The snow stopped for a few days but has resumed today.  It's so beautiful!  This view changes with the lighting throughout the day providing us with stunning views of the prairie. In the late afternoon the ... Read More

Wellness Soup

Wellness Soup
We got away to Maui-land for some rest & relaxation.  It was lovely.  We had a zip lining adventure that was oh. so. fun.   Watched gorgeous sunsets, swimming turtles and humpback whales. With a Farmers Market within walking distance from where we stayed, we enjoyed lots of fresh food right on our Lanai. But we also enjoyed some of Maui's ... Read More