Popeye & Protein

It's so cold in Kansas today!  I woke up and the radio said it was 5 degrees F outside.  I had the hardest time getting out of bed.  We turn the heater way down at night and pile on the blankets to save energy (and money) so the house is super cold in the mornings. … Continue reading Popeye & Protein


Not Homemade: Rice & Beans

Despite the title of my blog, I do not make everything homemade.  I don't always have the time.  So there are some products I like to keep on hand for quick lunches or dinners when I don't have time to make something. Recently I discovered this gem:  Eden Organic canned rice & beans.  There are a… Continue reading Not Homemade: Rice & Beans


Tuscan Bean Soup

I made the BEST soup this weekend! I got the recipe from a Reader’s Digest cookbook I’ve had for awhile and rarely use. It’s actually the owner of my ill-fated broccoli cheese soup recipe (see my post on Cheese Fondue). Ever since then I’ve sort of shunned it to the bottom of my cookbook pile.… Continue reading Tuscan Bean Soup