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Potato, Broccoli and Cheese Soup

  Well, today was the day! Back to school. My son & I walked my big girl to school for her first day as a 1st Grader. She was excited to go to school, I wasn’t as thrilled. I’ll miss having her at home, and I know that from now on, she will be in […]

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Black Bean and Corn Salad

I have been playing around with different salads this summer. They are great because they can be made ahead, which makes them great to take to a barbecue or even camping. I’ve never really had a black bean salad before, but decided to give it a try this summer. I tried one recipe, and was […]

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Blueberry Chicken Salad

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Salads that can be thrown together, using whatever you have in the fridge or garden at the time, are the PERFECT summertime meal! this salad will make a great lunch or light supper. The combination of chicken with the celery, pepper, blueberries and lemon yogurt were […]

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Sweet Spinach Salad

It’s summer here. In summer it’s great to be able to throw together a salad, top it with some grilled meat & have that as your main course. They are great because they can be made ahead and transported to picnics or barbecues too. There is so much fresh fruit & vegetables available right now, […]

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Chicken Salad

This recipe was initially called “Holiday Chicken Salad”. I am thinking the one who named it was thinking of Christmas, because of the dried cranberries. However, I would say this works quite well as a summer holiday (as in vacation) salad as well. The flavours really went very well together, and it made a great […]

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Egg Salad Sandwiches

I made these yummy, kicked-up egg salad sandwiches for a Sunday picnic in the kid’s treehouse. We all enjoyed it! It’s a nice change from the regular egg salad sandwiches.    

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Simple Fruit Salad

This simple, quick fruit salad uses canned or fresh fruit, plus a packet of instant vanilla pudding to make the glaze. Super simple, yet very tasty!    

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