Breakfasts · Recipes · Granola and Grains

Mango Macadamia Overnight Oats

Here's another idea for overnight oats: Tropical mango-macadamia! Simply layer the sweet fruit, old-fashioned oats and nuts and then pour in the almond milk. Assemble this breakfast in just 3 minutes and let it sit for at least 4 hours, and preferably overnight in the refrigerator. There is no need to cook these oats, they… Continue reading Mango Macadamia Overnight Oats

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Holidays · Recipe Roundup

5-potluck dishes for the 4th

Ok - before we talk about the 4th of July I have to share a couple of photos with you. We had the cutest visitors the other day! Our neighbors have fairly young chickens and they came over when I was watering our tomato plants (by the way, these are the sorriest looking tomatoes -… Continue reading 5-potluck dishes for the 4th

Recipes · Sides and Salads

Lemony Dill Potato Salad

We eat our fair share of potatoes around here (except for my daughter - somehow the potato-loving gene skipped her!) ...Baked, roasted, hashbrowned, in potato salad, etc. So, when a friend of mine brought me a beautiful bag of her homegrown dill and other herbs, a fresh potato salad came to mind. Anthony loves to… Continue reading Lemony Dill Potato Salad

Recipes · Sides and Salads

Simple Strawberry Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

The local strawberries at Monday afternoon's Farmer's Market looked so beautiful so I brought home a 3-pack for the family. We usually devour 1/2 of them with Monday's dinner, and then enjoy the rest on breakfast cereal, green salads and as snacks during the week. Here is a very simple salad for spring and summer with an… Continue reading Simple Strawberry Salad with Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

Beans and Vegetables · Main dishes · Recipes · Slow-Cooker Recipes · Soups and Stews

Semi-Homemade Chili Mac with Cashew Sour Cream

Here is another one of our busy-night semi-homemade dinners. Honestly, this staple recipe came about by accident when I had no idea what to prepare for dinner, and virtually no time to make it (since I was going out for the evening and the kids would be on their own for dinner). I grabbed some vegetables, beans,… Continue reading Semi-Homemade Chili Mac with Cashew Sour Cream