Tag Archives: salad

Welcoming family from Basel Switzerland this week – such excitement!

We have been planning for months for the visit of my niece and her husband and children and this is the week! We have a family get together on Saturday and lots of fun planned for the days before. I … Continue reading

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Having a great weekend – every weekend!

Now that the summer is officially over – in many parts of the USA it is not actually cold yet! Certainly in California we are still living in a heat wave and a drought. So entertaining outdoors during the day … Continue reading

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Summer evenings with friends and family – the best chopped salad from leftovers!

I love cooking in summer – and especially when its easy! This is a wonderful recipe for a ‘throw it all together’ chopped salad – which is satisfying and fun to eat and make if you have family members or … Continue reading

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Nectarines and Peaches from the Little Farm – the taste cannot be compared to those from the market

If you have ever tasted fruit from the tree – you know the difference in taste from the pasty, cardboard, hard and tasteless fruit that is offered to us for purchase in supermarkets. Even organically grown fruit is put into … Continue reading

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Easy mid week dinners – cooking with kids – salmon in your slow cooker

We love salmon and sometimes can get our grand-kids to eat it. Although their favorite is Teriyaki salmon ( basic grilled salmon under the broiler with a little lemon juice and Teriyaki sauce mixed together, and drizzled on top) – … Continue reading

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A great easy salad using Brussels sprouts

In my youth I did not enjoy Brussels sprouts. At the Little Farm we grow them but they take up a lot of space and do not seem to do well. Nevertheless we have great ones in the supermarket nearby so … Continue reading

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Broccoli Salad – divine! Easy to make with kids!

I love broccoli and so do my grandsons. This is a super recipe ( easy and fast) and can be made with lower fat Turkey bacon. The kids love to do this -especially breaking the broccoli and cauliflower florets off … Continue reading

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Just created a really simple lunch recipe which I wanted to share with you!

I love eggs – and lately books like GRAIN BRAIN have been lauding the benefit of eggs as great protein and NOT contributing to Cholesterol. Go figure – so many different points of view. So we feed our chickens flax … Continue reading

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A most delicious salad with Roasted Home Grown Cherry Tomatoes – isn’t summer great?

We have an abundance of tomatoes – too much really. Take a look. The baby tomatoes were for the salad for which I have the recipe below – and the large ones were for the tomato soup ( also described … Continue reading

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Picking and cooking beets at The Little Farm

Here our oldest grandson Jack is holding some of the beets that we grew this season.  Cooking beets could not be simpler – cut off the greens ( we don’t care for them in salads but some folks do) and … Continue reading

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Corn in Cooking with Kids – all year round

We love corn – fresh is best. But in the winter months when fresh is not available we will used canned corn too. Here is a great recipe – along with pictures of our older grandkids  ( Jack above and … Continue reading

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A new way with Chicken – throw in some strawberries and arugula – and YUM a great salad for lunch or dinner

I adapted this recipe from COOKING LIGHT – my favorite magazine – to accommodate those who do not like eating cheese and chicken together. And my grandkids will eat this – but tend to eat the strawberries first, then the … Continue reading

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Peach and Feta Salad – YUM! EASY for cooking with kids

I love peaches and make our own feta from our goats milk. What could be better than this combination! Make the salad with your kids – its easy and healthy. Here is a super recipe for a summer lunch or … Continue reading

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