Tag Archives: healthy

Feta & greens omelet: one-handed lunch

I’ve been swamped with editing work lately, so the girls haven’t gotten much play time. On Sunday, I took them to the dog park for some much-needed energy release. When we got to the park, it was occupied. Normally that’s … Continue reading

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Chickpea-olive pasta: dinner in 20 minutes

We’ve been enjoying the warm summer breezes for two weeks. This is worth mentioning because 1) we live in Wisconsin, and 2) this is March, when normally we’re still shoveling snow on a regular basis. My workload is heavy right … Continue reading

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Scrambled egg pasta: looks aren’t everything

As you can tell from the photo, you don’t make this dish for its looks. It’s not pretty. (I served it alongside some sautéed spinach for color and nutrients. That, and we like spinach with just about everything.) Despite the … Continue reading

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The best of fall: pear-apple crisp

I’m still having an issue with autumn. Granted, it’s nice to retire the tank tops and bring out the cozy sweaters. But this is Wisconsin; once we reach mid-October, it’s only a matter of time until the snow arrives. And … Continue reading

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Big flavor, minimal effort: roasted potato soup

When you live without power for eleven-plus hours, especially on a summer day, it tends to have a negative effect on the food in your refrigerator. When you have no power for eleven-plus hours and you have a well, it … Continue reading

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Drinkable berries: homemade strawberry sorbet soda

Strawberry season — finally! There’s nothing on this green earth like the scent of a strawberry still warm from the field. And that color, that glowing ruby red right through to the center — now that’s a perfect strawberry. The … Continue reading

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A frozen treat for steamy days

Although I’m definitely in possession of a serious sweet tooth, I’m generally not a big fan of fruit. Veggies fill my requirements for that slot on the ole food pyramid; give me a ruby red pepper or a fresh bunch … Continue reading

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In the swim with bananas and chocolate

Since we seem to have gone from early spring straight into steamy summer, Tom decided it was time to introduce our dogs to our best real estate asset: the river in our backyard. After all, Libby’s half Lab and Cleo … Continue reading

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