Category Archives: Lunches

Chicken Soup

Chicken soup is a good for the soul and the whole body. Check out this article by Dr. Mercola and you’ll be making chicken soup every week. Just one benefit is that it contains calcium and magnesium for strong healthy bones. … Continue reading

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Oil and Vinegar Dressing on a Green Salad

I’m not sure when I stopped buying pre-made salad dressing but it was a while ago…one year, maybe two? I would always read the labels and undoubtedly there were in ingredients in them that were less than stellar – canola … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus, Red Pepper and Quinoa Salad

Spring and asparagus are here again and a light roasting of asparagus with red pepper really brings out the flavor of the vegetables. I topped the salad with avocado for a richer flavor and served it on a bed of … Continue reading

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Broccoli Mozzarella Arugula Omelette

Creating new breakfast options can be a challenge. I happened to have arugula in stock and decided it would go well in an omelette. I tried the arugula and added broccoli for an extra kick of vitamins and flavor. It’s … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet and Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

I’m back in the kitchen after a long time away. I’ve been back here and there to Portland but we have returned for a good long time. My husband is on sabbatical and we have taken full advantage of the … Continue reading

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Southwest Salad with Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

With Cinco De Mayo right around the corner I adapted a recipe from The Garden Grazer with a Southwest flare. It is fresh and with the cilantro and lime it tastes like a great add to a Cinco De Mayo celebration. … Continue reading

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Broccoli Pesto Pasta

School is right around the corner and one of my daughter’s favorite thermos lunches is Broccoli Pesto Pasta. I use pre-made pesto so this is an easy fix for lunch in the morning as I cook the broccoli in the … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos with Slaw and Guacamole

We brought home a haul of halibut from Alaska and have enjoyed it twice now. Last night I decided it was time for fish tacos and found a recipe from Food and Wine. I severely adapted the recipe but it … Continue reading

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Peach Avocado Salad with Pecans

I bought a big bag of peaches this week and was craving a salad with fresh peaches in it. I really love using fresh seasonal fruit in salads and since I posted the Strawberry Spinach Salad I’ve decided I really like … Continue reading

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Quinoa Veggie Salad

Ah, summer is fun. So fun I haven’t been in my kitchen much fixing meals and treats to share on Lingonberry Lane. My daughter was at summer camp last week for 5 nights so myself and 2 other moms with … Continue reading

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