Category Archives: Side dishes

Chickpea Salad

Well Happy New Year Y’all! It just occurred to me that I haven’t hung out over here since November. I’ve made lots of fattening things since then. I’m also fairly certain that during this time, I’ve gone through 50 lbs of flour, an equal amount of sugar, and at least 30 lbs of butter. It […]

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Homemade pasta- nothing better!

Ever since I saw Pastor Ryan’s “recipe” for homemade pasta over on The Pioneer Woman’s site, I have been looking for any opportunity to make it. Well, opportunity presented itself at a farewell dinner for my oldest daughter, when she felt that a change of scenery was in order, and decided that the windy city […]

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Orange, Radish, and Mint Salad

I have been so good about planning my meals ahead, and making sure I have ingredients on hand to make healthy dishes. I have found that if you do a little cookbook reading, and plan your meals ahead of time, you are less likely to eat poorly and/ or cheat, especially when trying to eat […]

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Couscous, anyone..?

I love texture, especially in my food. Mashed potatoes are ok… pudding is ok, too. But sometimes I like to bite into things and say, “Whoa, what’s going on in here”?! I like flavor contrast, too. Just when you think something is going to be sweet, you get a tad bit of savory thrown in. […]

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