Lisa’s Italian Potato Salad

My very good friend and ‘soul sister’ Lisa Marie makes this fantastic potato salad…she brings it to our frequent pot luck get-togethers…it’s so good that everyone asks for it all the time…so I just had to get the recipe from her! There’s not an ounce of mayo in this baby – so no refrigeration is required. It’s a terrific addition to an outdoor summer pool party or barbecue. Continue reading

Mediterranean Wheat Salad

As Heidi mentioned on Tuesday, this week we’re sharing two healthy salads…today’s salad is made with Khorasan wheat, which comes from an ancient whole grain original to the Mediterranean region that is now also grown in Montana USA. This particular brand is Kamut – organically grown – with a rich, nutty flavor. Combined with caramelized onions, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and spinach and topped off with feta cheese and pine nuts, it’s an explosion of flavor in every bite! This salad is even hearty enough for a Meatless Meal… Continue reading

Meatloaf Sliders With Sundried Tomato Aïoli

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Almost every Friday from January to April my Hubby offers lunch to his staff. This time of year they are so busy… and as often as I can I make it for them. Spoiling people is what I love to do and it is always an honor to share my love of food with them. Well, this time I made Meatloaf sliders on a little Ciabatta dinner roll with a really pungent sundried tomato aïoli. The aïoli added that strong flavor you would get from the ketchup concoction that usually gets baked on top of a meatloaf. They were a huge hit and were just perfect with my Creamy Cheesy Tomato Soup! Continue reading

Sun Dried Tomato, Prosciutto & Spinach Pasta

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Last night around 7 o’clock I was so tired…I didn’t really want to make dinner, but we were hungry and going out wasn’t an option…I was just too darn tired. So after a trip to the fridge and the pantry, I made a quick inventory of what I could put together…Pasta!!! As it turned out, it was absolutely delicious, super simple and just what the doctor ordered!!!  Continue reading

Tuscan Chicken Risotto

Tuscan Chicken Risotto
Tuscan Chicken Risotto

Think of the flavors of Tuscany and you think hearty and warm! Red wine, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, Pecorino cheese, hearty braised chicken thighs & fragrant herbs such as rosemary, sage and parsley…Now combine all these flavors in one dish and you have a lovely Tuscan Chicken Risotto. Early Fall comfort food to warm you up on this cool Saturday… Continue reading