Green Veggies with Poached Egg

This recipe came about from having a bounty of veggies that needed to be used up before they went bad….you know how that goes, you buy the ingredients to make something and it doesn’t get made…then you don’t feel like making it anymore and you come up with something else completely different…I liked the idea of Heidi’s Shakshouka but didn’t have any tomatoes so instead I put all my green veggies to good use…stay safe everyone…
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Spicy Broccoli, Cauliflower & Onion Soup

Spicy Broccoli, Cauliflower & Onion Soup
When we harvested our broccoli this year I froze a fair amount for days like this…the ones where you don’t have a lot of time. This is the perfect soup to make on those crazy active days without sacrificing great flavor. I have three secret ingredients that I use to give this soup depth and warmth. It is very delicious so if you’re in the mood for a great soup and you don’t have a lot of time…this is a go-to. Also if you want to use up the stalks after the florets are used this is also good… Continue reading

Hearty Vegetable Pasta Salad

Hearty Vegetable Pasta Salad
This week Linda and I will be sharing two great salads to help you get healthy for summer! I love a good pasta salad – especially when entertaining – because it’s simple, inexpensive and goes a long way. The great thing about this salad is there is only a little pasta and a lot of rough greens but when you add them to the hot pasta, they soften a little and soak up the vinaigrette.  You can add chicken and make it the main coarse. Any way you serve it – it’s a healthy addition to the menu! Continue reading

Farro, Broccoli, Apple & Walnut Salad

Farro, Broccoli, Apple & Walnut Salad

I love creating new combinations for salads…I saw a little bit of farro left in the pantry and decided that I wanted to use it…so on the menu today is a hearty Farro, Broccoli, Apple & Walnut Salad…the dressing is a Maple Walnut-Mayo combination that just pushed it over the top! The other great thing about this salad is that it gets better as it sits… Continue reading