Easy Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon & Greens

three stuffed mushrooms on plate with platter of mushrooms in background

Enjoy a flavorful appetizer with this easy stuffed mushrooms recipe. Bacon, greens, and cheese make the humble mushroom amazing! They say that it’s good luck to eat greens on New Year’s. This was not something I grew up knowing. I learned it in my late 30s because: I did not grow up eating “greens.” My […]

Quiche Recipe Basics

The basic quiche recipe is not complicated. Eggs and cream form a luscious custard that you pour into a pie crust and customize with your favorite fillings. Learn the basics to your classic quiche recipe. As you may know, I was a fan of France long before I ever set foot in Charles de Gaulle airport. Ever […]

Quinoa Vegetable Salad

This Quinoa Vegetable Salad is packed with protein and flavor and full of all the colors of the rainbow. It’s perfect for packing. I’ve been eating a lot of salads lately. When my kids were little, a big salad was my daily lunch. Over the years of penny pinching and such, I’ve gravitated toward eating […]

Salade Nicoise Recipe

Salade Nicoise is one of the traditional French salads, composed rather than tossed, and featuring fresh vegetables, tiny salty black olives, and tuna. If you travel to France, chances are you will have the opportunity to eat in a restaurant or cafe. I hope so! Some of the best meals I ever ate were in […]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad

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Enjoy a cool and easy lunch or dinner with this Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad. It’s full of chicken, bacon, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, onions, and cucumbers.

Spinach Salad with Chicken and Strawberries

Spinach Salad with Chicken and Strawberries

This spinach salad will make you happy. It’s easy to make and the chicken, strawberries, and other fruit just make it sing.

Velvety Vegetable Soup

Homemade blended soups can be a delicious and economical way to get enough vegetables in your diet. They are also a great way to use up leftover vegetables. Disclosure:  I know, you think that Spring is here, and that you can put the soup pot away. I don’t think so. Soup is good food! And […]

Spinach Pasta Salad with Roasted Mushrooms

Warmer weather means that soups give way to salads. Enjoy this hearty pasta salad and celebrate the retreat of winter. I am a salad girl at heart. From the salad bar to the epic Caesar, I love filling up on chilled, fresh greens, savory dressings, and whatever goodies I can find while rummaging in the […]