Cuisine: American

Butternut Squash and Pear Soup

Rob and I were in Hood River one Autumn day, and we decided to have dinner at Celilo Restaurant on Oak Street.  Their chef is always whipping up exciting soups.  This particular night he was featuring a butternut squash pear soup.  Knowing that I love all things butternut squash, I had to try it. I loved it.  I knew …

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Butternut Squash and Porcini Mushroom Soup

This savory butternut squash soup is one of my favorites. The rosemary herbs make this soup special, and your kitchen will smell amazing.

You can use vegetable stock to make this plant-based.

Tomato Basil Soup

I’ve been growing tomatoes for the past eight years.  They are my all-time favorite vegetable (although they are a fruit). I also grow basil and thyme.  So, you can imagine how easy this recipe is for me to make when there are more tomatoes than I know what to do with. This soup is by far one …

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Salmon Pan Fried

Let’s face it; I love all fish, yes, all fish!  So naturally, I spend time trying to figure out new ways to prepare it.  This pan-fried version is simple, easy, and so darn good. Print Recipe Salmon Pan Fried This is one of the easiest ways to prepare salmon. It’s a hit at my house! A nutrient …

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Beef Bone Broth

Bone broth dates back to prehistoric times when hunter-gatherers turned otherwise inedible animal parts like bones, hooves, and knuckles into a brew they could drink. Bone broth is rich in minerals that help build and strengthen your bones. It also contains many other healthy nutrients, including vitamins, amino acids, and essential fatty acids. When selecting …

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Watermelon with Mint Salad

Watermelon and mint are so refreshing and I look forward to this time of year just for my love of watermelon. This is simple to throw together and will be a fan favorite at your family gatherings. Print Recipe Watermelon & Mint Salad Course salad Cuisine American Prep Time 10 Minutes Servings Servings Ingredients 1 …

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Raspberry Vinaigrette

If you’re looking for a fresh, vibrant and slightly tangy salad dressing, this is the ticket. Print Recipe Raspberry Vinaigrette This is a great summer salad dressing, it’s super fresh and a little tangy. You can also use a blend of mixed berries instead of raspberries. Course Salad Dressing Cuisine American Keyword olive oil, raspberry, …

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Basil Lemon Vinaigrette

This is a clean refreshing vinaigrette, and it goes well over any salad but especially arugula. The flavor profile is pretty amazing! Note: This recipe is from Wendy Amstad’s Super Food Summer Reset book. Print Recipe Basil Lemon Vinaigrette This is a clean refreshing vinaigrette, and it goes well over any salad but especially arugula. …

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Avocado Cucumber Salad

This avocado cucumber salad is my friend Dixie’s signature salad. She makes this when company comes over for a BBQ or large potlucks such as MotoFit Group events. It’s the first salad to disappear, and it still leaves us wanting more! Print Recipe Avocado Cucumber Salad An easy and flavorful Avocado Cucumber Salad in about …

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