White Bean Chicken Chili

The fall is here-even my 20 month old knows it. I opened my front door to get mail and she said, “cold mommy!” The poor girl doesn’t know what’s coming. I used to love the changing Chicago seasons. Snow was something I could count on to give me one or two extra days off school […]

Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

So it’s been a pretty bad day. It’s cold and rainy. My eye doctor said there has been little improvement to my left eyesight since the stroke, my left hand is cramping because of the damp weather so I am typing using just my index finger, and I am reminded all day of the hardships […]

Beef, Potato, & Quinoa Soup

I must have been inspired by Peru this week because I am moving on from pisco and now posting about a soup with quinoa. Quinoa is considered a super food by many because it is low in calories and high in protein and fiber. It has been grown for thousands of years and was a […]

Harvest Salad

My husband said he never knew salad was good until he married me. That was music to my ears! I make a salad most every night as a side for dinner. I enjoy making homemade dressing and then keeping it on hand in the refrigerator for the week. This dressing was given to my mom […]