Angel Hair with summer vegetables


Farm fresh tomatoes and basil, mixed with a little olive oil and crushed garlic, seasoned with salt and pepper, and then tossed with warm angel hair pasta and a touch of lemon juice, makes a delicious yet fast meal. I also tossed some squash and onions I found at a farm stand, along with the beautiful early tomatoes, into the pasta.

I’ve been eating tomato sandwiches on homemade bread for breakfast and lunch. I have one tomato left for tomorrow. Time to find more.




Spinach Salad with smoky mustard vinaigrette


With a hint of crunchy bacon, creamy avocado, and a bright and super easy dressing made from pantry staples, this salad packs nutrients and decadence onto one 348 calorie plate.  Continue reading “Spinach Salad with smoky mustard vinaigrette”

Brussels sprouts with bacon


Ingredients per serving

  • 1 cup of sliced Brussels sprouts
  • 1 slice of cooked bacon, reserve grease
  • 1/2 tsp of grainy mustard
  • 1/2 tsp of balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper

Prepare the sprouts by removing the ends and slicing them into discs. Continue reading “Brussels sprouts with bacon”

Easy bone broth – wonton soup (from rotisserie chicken scraps)


Easy, frugal, filling, and nutritious – this soup is a favorite slow cooker meal. Egg noodles would work Continue reading “Easy bone broth – wonton soup (from rotisserie chicken scraps)”