Category Archive: Beans/Lentils

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

Spring Cleaning Easter Brkfst 019

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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Creamy Chili-Corn Soup with Chicken and Black Beans


Hunger hits, it is getting close to dinner time, you forgot to take the meat out of the freezer to thaw for your planned meal and take-out does not fit into your food plan today. Has this ever happened to you? If truth be told, frequently my daughter Katy asks me to go shopping and well, you know, one hour …

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