Sloppy Joes & Side Salads (What’s On Your Plate?)

Sloppy Joes

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter.Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave […]

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Spring Greens with Pepitas & Cilantro-Lime Dressing

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As the weather starts to warm up, our appetites start to get a hankering for fresh and bright flavors. Move over slow cooker meals, bring on the salads! There are so many flavor combinations to dress up a salad, it’s difficult to be bored. Last week we enjoyed this salad that hubs deemed, “Excellent.” I […]

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I’ll Have the Usual

Are you a food adventurer, choosing something different for every meal? Or do you lean toward a few choice favorites? I fall in between. I have some meals that I just love, and really, why mess with perfection? A Turkey Baguette Sandwich is one of those. Since we discovered the French bakery a couple miles […]

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Pesto & Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwich (What’s On Your Plate?)

Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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Whole Wheat Soft Pretzels & Easter

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My kids generally associate soft pretzels with a trip to the mall. We had some “buy one get one” coupons one time last summer and so we indulged. Neither trips to the mall nor soft pretzels are a regular occurrence in our family. Too expensive. But, needless to say, the memory has stuck. And since […]

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Pesto Mac & Cheese

mac and cheese

Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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Trail Mix with Fruit, Seeds, & Chocolate

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The arrival of Spring just beckons us to come outside. Once the clouds clear and the sun pops out, it’s time to hit the trail. And what better snack to take on a long hike or walk than trail mix? Bursting with nuts, fruits, seeds, and chocolate, trail mix packs a punch. Full of carbs […]

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Orange Salad with Feta and Almonds

orange salad

I’m sharing this yummy salad over on Food Your Way today. It is just bursting with flavor from the feta and oranges. Oh my! Pop on over and share your own spring salad inspirations.

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Get 20% Off The Everything Beans Book

Last week I told you about The Everything Beans Book. This week Katie is offering a coupon code if you’d like to buy it. Use the code LIFEWITHBEANS to get 20% off the beans book, through March 21st at midnight MST.

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Pesto & Feta Pasta Salad with Cranberries

Cranberry-Pesto Pasta Salad

My sister who got the idea from her sister-in-law told me about this salad years ago. It always sounded intriguing. Pesto, feta, and cranberries? All having a party together? Count me in! But, I never got around to trying it. And since I see my sister infrequently, she never got around to making it for […]

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