Paul turned 50! (And a Recipe for Broccoli and Cheese)

This past week my husband Paul turned 50! We enjoyed his last week being at home while I finished my recovery and celebrated his special day and again on the weekend with our children. Last evening with supper, we enjoyed a broccoli and cheese side dish. I make this every Thanksgiving, but we made it…

Tuesday’s Thoughts and Lemony Goodness

On this calm and rainy day, I find myself reflecting on spring, on the goings-on of the season and in the world lately, while sitting by the fire and sipping my green tea. These types of days are reflective for me and it gives me repose to what’s been happening in our lives and helps…

Lemon Muffins and a green smoothie

Hello everyone!! How was everyone’s Easter? We had a lovely Easter here at the cottage with my children, daughter’s boyfriend, and parents. It was chilly but sunny. We even had a bit of snow falling, and then sun again. Interesting weather patterns lately. The food and company was great and leftovers later were just as…

That chill in the air though…

Spring is here and Easter is on it’s way, yard work is getting done here at the cottage, as well as indoor spring cleaning and kitchen renovations are still underway, but what is the deal with this wintery chill?! Gah!! We’re toughing it out and getting what we can done, especially the outdoor duties. I’ve…

Springing Forward with a Mediterranean Grain Bowl 🌷

Happy Monday All!! Did everyone spring forward? It’s difficult to lose an hour of sleep, but I am so happy to see brighter, sunnier days ahead! The temperature is getting a bit warmer and I’m re-inspired to cook lighter fare and garden again soon, and spend more time outdoors again!! Spring is my favorite season,…

Berry Breakfast Bowl

For breakfast this Monday morning, I made this delicious and refreshing berry bowl. It’s such a nice partner to a side of eggs, beans or another type of protein. With Spring around the corner, this was just the thing to serve for breakfast. The day started bright and sunny as well as warmer than usual…

Vegan Schnitzel!

Hello there! Happy Tuesday all!! It’s 2-22-22!! Neat!!! The weather has been lovely and sunny and I’m loving the longer days!! I’m getting excited about spring!! Spring cleaning is underway (slowly but surely), and some kitchen renovations are starting!! I’ll be posting, soon, about the small budget and the process as well as how it…

The Days after Christmas 🎄

Happy Christmas week! Hoping you all had a Wonderful Christmas & are enjoying the Holiday season! Every year, I’m amazed at how quickly the day comes and goes, but it’s always left me with lovely memories to cherish. This year was again quiet and also I wasn’t feeling my best as my digestive issues as…

Merry Christmas!!

I wanted to wish you all a Wonderful and Merry Christmas! There are so many recipes that I make for the Holiday season. Here is one recipe for you all. Hope you enjoy it! FESTIVE LOAF: (serves 8 people) 4 Tbspns olive oil 2 med. onions, chopped 4 boxes of Beyond Meat burgers, defrosted & crumpled…