Beach Potluck Food

Breakfast: Eggs & Greens on Toast Lunch: Shelling Peas & strawberries, ceasar salad Dinner: Potato Salad Tonight we were invited to a potluck at the beach. I will be honest I am not really a fan of potlucks largely because the food can be less than appetizing but tonight I wished I had a camera to snap a photo of the beautiful spread we enjoyed! It was market day like I said and so my lunch consisted of shelling peas…

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Clean Out Salad

Tomorrow is market day which means that I go through my produce drawers and clear out my veggies to make way for the delicious new produce that awaits me in the morning. In the summer this usually means a huge salad and tonight is no exception. I was already out of greens so I sent my daughter into the back yard for lettuce and here is what was in the bottom of my fridge. Most vegetables can go into a…

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Photo credit the unprocessed home

Lunch on the Go

Today I worked through lunch. I really enjoy not working through lunch but it is just not always an option. Today I ate a muffin while in a meeting and drank a smoothie while I did my various desk activities. Our muffins my kids made on the weekend. We made a double batch and filled them with blueberries from the market the day before and saskatoons we had picked on our hike earlier that day. My smoothie consisted of the following: 2…

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Granola and Milk with Saskatoon Berries

We’re running low on eggs and market is tomorrow. My daughter took two hard boiled eggs to summer music school this morning and I had our version of cereal and milk. I make granola almost weekly for the better part of the year. You can find the recipe recipe below it is one that’s been kicking around my kitchen for man years now and I originally found it here. Today my granola was topped with saskatoon berries which are big and juicy…

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Photo credit Laurel of Leaves

Eggs & Greens

This is a staple breakfast of mine largely because it is so simple and all of the ingredients are always in my home. PrintEggs & Greens Ingredients2-4 eggs handful of greens (spinach, kale, chard, etc.) butter for cooking sea salt & ground pepper to tasteInstructionsWarm pan, add butter, crack eggs, scatter greens and pop a lid on top. If you need further directions on how to prepare this tasty healthy dish head over to Laurel of Leaves for some great ones.…

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Chicken Salad Picnic

Where I live every night of the summer we have Music in the Park from 7-8:30pm. It is such a lovely way to spend a summer evening that I find I am constantly trying to make portable easy dinners so that we can enjoy the spontaneity of all summer has to offer. I cooked a chicken last night and we still have a fridge full of cherries which led to the inspiration for tonight’s dinner. PrintChicken Salad Picnic IngredientsChicken breasts…

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