garden herb & chicken health bowl

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Here’s another little (or I guess I should say big) healthy, grain bowl that I made for dinner a few nights ago. This one was really delicious and could easily be made into a vegetarian meal by swapping out the grilled chicken and replacing it with oven roasted chickpeas. The earthy roasted veggies, nutty quinoa…

spinach souffle chicken

spinachsoufflechic

We love easy, delicious chicken recipes! This is wonderful with buttered whole grain toast points or warmed baguette. If you’re looking for fast, easy and yummy, you’ve come to the right place. 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, grilled or baked until completely cooked 1/4 cup unsalted butter (we use Kerrygold, unsalted) 1 medium onion, chopped…

coconut green tea ice cream

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Whoo hoo! Friday’s here! Gracie and I spent the day in Minneapolis yesterday. We had coffee at Caribou on Nicollet Mall, and lunch at Chipotle. Then we strolled up to Barnes & Noble and looked at magazines and books for awhile. All in all, a fabulous way to spend a hot summer day. Today it’s…

scenes from the past few weeks

jeanacresbarn

A farewell party for my dear friend, Josh at the gorgeous Jean Acres Farm in Ellsworth Wisconsin. It was such a pretty venue, and the night was perfect for a party in the country. The farewell was bittersweet. Miss him already. We celebrated my birthday at The Smack Shack Restaurant where I had the giant…

mango tango chicken & pasta salad {in a jar}

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As I’ve said before, we adore salads and meals in jars this time of year. Just pack them on ice and head to a beautiful picnic spot. Jars make pretty, earth-friendly vehicles for food. Here’s my latest jar creation. I made up a big batch of Mango Tango Chicken Salad and layered it with pasta…