Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Mexican food is one of my favorites! Cilantro, cumin and lime juice marry well with black beans and corn. This salad can be used as a side dish with grilled fish or chicken or put a big scoop over a salad of baby greens for a filling vegetarian meal. Drain off some of the marinade …

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Food Finds of My Favorite Meatless Meals!

I think this semester with daughter Katy in spain, son David’s busy college schedule and hubby Tom’s work travel there are going to be plenty of nights where I don’t have anyone to cook for.  I do love to cook but I welcome the break! With that in mind I will keep some easy, healthy, …

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Some of My Favorite Food Finds

Before I get to the food reviews I just have to share something about my exercise routine. Before we went on vacation my body was craving more exercise. I walk 3 miles a day outside at a pretty good pace and I finish in just under 40 minutes.I also do some resistance training with free …

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Easy Chili & Cornbread

If you have been following my blog you know by now that I love to cook and make things from scratch but every good cook needs to have some quick and easy convenience items to go to for nights when we don’t have time to spend an hour or more cooking. Last night was one …

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Split Pea Soup / Yellow Roses, 4 Wheel Drive

It has been a busy few days here in NE. Mom had her knee replacement last Thursday and she has been having a smooth recovery. The orthopedic surgeon was friendly, he sat and visited with us in mom’s room. He sent mom a yellow rose, in fact all of the surgeons on the orthopedic floor do that …

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