Manoomin, Anyone?

We’ve been doing so much grilling this summer, and eating so much fish since our trip to Florida, that I’ve been craving something different.  I saw some wild rice in my pantry that I had not used and though surely I could do something with that.  But what, was the question. Being from Wisconsin/Minnesota, where … Continue reading Manoomin, Anyone?

The Weeknight What To Fix For Dinner Conundrum

I love to cook.  I love trying out new recipes, modifying them, and coming up with my own recipes.  I like to experiment and I like to challenge myself.  Sometimes when I come home from work, I pretend that I'm on an episode of Chopped and I can only use the items in my pantry … Continue reading The Weeknight What To Fix For Dinner Conundrum

Sunday Funday: Blueberry Muffins!

This is an unplanned post.  I had already decided that today's Sunday Funday was about Book Club; typed it up and posted it, but then I whipped up these beauties and just had to share them with you all.  So it's a 2-for-1 day on The Blog. The blueberries are so good right now; super … Continue reading Sunday Funday: Blueberry Muffins!

Teriyaki Salmon Bowls

I’ve found rice bowls (and even noodle bowls) to be an easy way to accommodate multiple dietary needs.  My husband has a very restricted diet in which he avoids dairy, gluten, and corn products.  My youngest daughter is a vegetarian, my oldest loves meat, and I stick with a low-fat diet due to gallbladder surgery … Continue reading Teriyaki Salmon Bowls

Lemon Caper Chicken with Dairy-free Spinach Artichoke Mashed Potatoes

This dairy-free, gluten-free alternative to chicken piccata and pasta makes for an easy and light weeknight meal.  To save time, you can buy thinly sliced chicken breast cutlets at most grocery stores.  Otherwise, buy regular boneless skinless chicken breasts and very carefully slice them in halves or thirds lengthwise to make your own.  For the … Continue reading Lemon Caper Chicken with Dairy-free Spinach Artichoke Mashed Potatoes