Great Reusable Lunch Storage

Great reusable lunch and drink containers

My oldest son has started kindergarten.  The amazing progressive school he attends is small, and does not have its own kitchen to make lunches – YAY I say! …now I do realize making lunches every day will likely result in some form of “lunch-prep fatigue” for me over the long-run.  But I welcome the opportunity […]

White Bean and Tomato Salad

White bean and tomato salad

We invited some friends over for July 4th and Becca, my friend and fellow blogger from Good Girls Gone Geek, brought this AMAZING white bean and tomato salad.  Everyone devoured it!  The little that was left over tasted amazing the next day.  I cannot wait to make this salad for the next BBQ….it’s a great side dish […]

Greens with Goat Cheese and Strawberries

Greens with goat cheese and strawberries

My dear friend Sue has brought a number of dishes over to me to enjoy while I’m laid up.  First off, she sent me homemade hummus with about 3 pounds of snap peas and celery to dip into it.  My kids and I devoured it!  I am still waiting on that recipe to share with […]

Quickie Lunch: Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad

Kacie's Cranberry Orange Chicken Salad

This recipe is a take-off from my friend Kacie Highsmith’s famous chicken salad.  She provided me with the ingredients – as I will for you – but with no specific measurements.  So here’s what I made recently for some friends (measurements really aren’t exact, this is a fun salad to play around with).  I could […]

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Mediterranean tuna salad

Recently I made this dish for a baby shower.  I love all things tuna, but this one is my new favorite.  The tuna provides brain-boosting, heart healthy omega-3 fats, the cannelini beans fiber and protein, and olives healthy monounsaturated fat.  Can’t top this one in the good-for-you category! I served with Bibb lettuce leaves and […]