Spring Vegetable Grain Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing

Spring Vegetable Grain Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing

Spring was in the air yesterday, and it had me happy as a clam.  That, and the fact that I treated myself to a pair of Birkenstocks with my REI dividend, AND I passed my glucose test, AND I went on not one but two walks, AND we went out for frozen yogurt all made… 

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Bacon and Leek Strata

Bacon and Leek Strata

The start of spring in Minnesota can only mean one thing.  Okay, two.  For one, we can cross our fingers and hope the nicer weather is here to stay!  I suppose we shouldn’t hold our breath, though, considering we had snow last week.  Secondly, I consider spring brunch season.  There’s Easter brunch, of course, and… 

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Baby E Update: 27 Weeks

Happy Saturday!  Time for another Baby E Update.  I missed the 26 week update but honestly, my pregnancy has been pretty uneventful so not much was missed.  We went on vacation for ten glorious days (see photo below) and now we’re just patiently waiting for spring to arrive in Minnesota.  There’s still not a lot… 

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Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki-3

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

While I love to throw pork shoulder or beef roast in the slow cooker, I always hesitate with what to do to chicken breasts.  One of my frustrations with a lot of chicken recipes for the slow cooker is that so many of them contain cans of condensed soup.  I’m okay with cutting some corners… 

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My Favorite Green Smoothie

My Favorite Green Smoothie

It’s funny how there are a handful of “recipes” that I make on a regular basis but haven’t ever shared them here.  Like, for example, the sweet potato wedges I make on a weekly basis,  the kale and potato hash with a fried egg on top that I sometimes make every other night for dinner,… 

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