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White Bean and Chicken Chili

In Entrees, Recipes, Soups On December 20, 2011 0 Comments

Chicken chili is a comforting cold weather meal.  Most recipes call for milk or cream and cheese to achieve the desired creamy consistency.  In my recipe I omit… Read More »

Kale and Apple Smoothie

In Beverages, Recipes, Smoothies On December 7, 2011 0 Comments

Kale is an amazing super food known for its wonderful anti-cancer agents that help your body detoxify and remove carcinogenic compounds.  It is also filled with vitamins A… Read More »

Sole Meuniere

In Entrees, Recipes On November 30, 2011 0 Comments

Sole Meuniere is a classic French dish that is very easy to prepare and extremely tasty. Sole is a delicate, mild fish and this simple brown butter with… Read More »

Roasted Pears with Oatmeal Topping

In Breakfast, Desserts, Recipes On November 28, 2011 0 Comments

As the weather gets colder it is nice to have a warm healthy treat.  With all the beautiful pears in season I thought I would make a roasted… Read More »

Purely elizabeth ancient grain cookies

In Desserts, Great Products, Recipes, Recommends On November 18, 2011 0 Comments

Purely Elizabeth is a company that makes wonderful cookie mixes, muffin mixes and granola using ancient whole grains without refined sugar.  Their products are wheat-free, gluten-free and vegan…. Read More »

Beef Stew

In Entrees, Recipes On November 9, 2011 0 Comments

Beef stew is great cold weather comfort food.  Just the act of preparing it is comforting.  I love the way red wine, braised beef, onions, and thyme smell… Read More »

Grass-Fed Beef from Butternut Woods Farm

In Great Products, Places, Recommends On November 4, 2011 0 Comments

Butternut Woods is a family farm in Silver Lake, Minnesota that was homesteaded in 1876. Tom Moore and his sister Amy Haben purchased the family farm from their… Read More »

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

In Beverages, Recipes, Smoothies On October 31, 2011 0 Comments

Pumpkin pie is a popular dessert this time of year and through the holidays.  Making a smoothie is a healthful way to enjoy the taste of pumpkin pie… Read More »

Vegetable Fried Brown Rice

In Entrees, Recipes, Sides On October 28, 2011 0 Comments

Fried rice is quick and easy to make at home.  It is a great way to clean out the refrigerator using whatever vegetables you have on hand and… Read More »

Q Ginger and Q Tonic

In Great Products, Recommends On October 26, 2011 0 Comments

I am not a big soda drinker, but when my friend Sue gave me a Q Ginger, I was smitten.  It was crisp and refreshing, not too sweet… Read More »