Lentils and Quinoa

Quinoa has been recently been given a boost in popularity due to its many benefits! What I like the most is that it is extremely low in  carbohydrate and it fills me up much more than pasta, rice or bread, without the calories! 🙂 It is very low in cholesterol and sodium and it has magnesium and phosphorus. It’s…

Update on my Apple Tree

Apples The squirrels have not gotten to them. My apples are growing! This picture is from last weekend. Still healthy, still bearing fruit, protected by mother nature, my apple tree looks lovely, strong. As summer continues, showers and sun are doing their job, and I am certainly hoping for apples in the Fall. 🙂

Spooky Apples!

  Thanks to my kids, we spent last Saturday with some Spooky Apples! 🙂 This week many K-8 schools are all about “Fall Parties”, “Trick or Treat Day” and “Costume Parades.” Kids will be wearing their costumes and will enjoy fun crafts and activities. In anticipation of all the excitement, my kids organized an “Apples Costume…

Healthy Easy Comfort Food at Home

    Night fall temperatures are starting to drop this time of year. Yummy comfort food recipes start to make their way back into our dinner menus. What could be best at the end of a long school or work day (and possibly long commute) than a delicious pasta dish?  While most of us are…

Take me home, fall flavors, take me home..

Originally posted on My Food Stories:
Pumpkin spice drinks, warm -out of the oven- home-made bread, comfort foods all over again. Pumpkin patch, corn maze, everything says harvest. After over a decade in Colorado, this October was our first time at the Botanic Garden Chatfield Fall Festival. Rows of distant fall color changing trees stood…