Cream of Roasted Mushroom soup~

Wow, what a week it has been! 😬 I hope this finds you doing well, staying healthy!  I have to admit, I really never thought I would live in a time like we are living in today…last night at Midnight, the state of Minnesota went into “stay-at-home” status…shelter-in-place…lockdown…whatever you want to call it.  I have basically doing just that for the past two weeks…now I … Continue reading Cream of Roasted Mushroom soup~

Summer of Salads, Chicken…

Prior to getting my smoker, Smoked Chicken would be something I would rarely get the opportunity to enjoy, but when I did…oh, I did!  So, this year when we picked up our portion of chickens from our friends in Hugo that raise & process them for us, I knew some of these little babies were going in the smoker!  We had a friend over the … Continue reading Summer of Salads, Chicken…

Summer of Salads, crunchy bits…

In today’s #summerofsalads post, number three (in case you are counting along!), we tackle “crunchy bits”!  I love adding something crunchy to my salads, and it doesn’t always have to be a traditional bread crouton!  My body doesn’t appreciate many forms of gluten, so I do try to stay away from bread & other delicious gluten-filled foods, but a few croutons here or there can … Continue reading Summer of Salads, crunchy bits…

Summer of Salads, greens…

Welcome to my #summerofsalads post number TWO! Today, we talk greens. Yes, salads can be made without the use of greens, but the type of “salads” we eat most, are those where the base is some sort of greens. Later on we’ll talk about pasta, grain, legume & other non-greens salads. I had hoped to include dressings in the post, but there are so many variables … Continue reading Summer of Salads, greens…

Summer of Salads, let’s talk potato…

Well hello there! Okay, so this is post number ONE in our #summerofsalads posts and I really had a hard time allowing myself to start with potato salads!  I wanted to ease you in, start off by talking about the different kinds of greens available and then move on to dressings…but, Memorial Day is coming this weekend and when I think of Memorial Day eats, … Continue reading Summer of Salads, let’s talk potato…