Mediterranean chicken & bean salad with white cheddar dressing

In my last post I mentioned about smart meal planning leading to shopping wisely, which equals less money spent on groceries but still allowing the eating of eat wholesome, fresh food. For this week’s series of recipes, I cooked-up a pot of navy beans & measured them into little bags & froze them. I bought some…  [Read More]

blackberry & chicken sausage salad with maple balsamic vinaigrette

Yes, another blackberry recipe. This time a salad – blackberry & chicken sausage salad. This recipe was so good, we decide to include it on The Fresh Aussie YouTube cooking channel as one of our quickie videos. I love the contrasting textures & flavors of this salad – slices of crisp apple; tart, dried cranberries; creamy sheep feta; crunchy, toasted almonds;…  [Read More]

balsamic chicken & strawberry salad with a side of menopausal musings

Chicken & strawberry salad. Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve either eaten it or you’ve seen it on a menu somewhere. This is my version &, all modesty aside, it’s delicious. I put lots of fragrant, sweet strawberries in this recipe because I love fruit in salads & strawberries are not only in season, they’re…  [Read More]

chicken, spinach & orange salad with wasabi sesame dressing

Let me start by saying this salad is delicious and you need to make it. It’s so good in fact I made it twice in three days…and we’re having it again tonight for dinner. It’s easy, even for those cooking-challenged people. All the ingredients are easy to find. It’s very pretty. And it’s good for…  [Read More]

grilled chicken, blue cheese & bacon salad

I’m on a quest to eat more fruits and vegetables.  Contrary to popular belief it isn’t expensive like I’ve heard a few annoying people say.  Four bags of produce at my local fruit stand sets my hubby and I back around $45. This lasts the two of us a week. For snacks my hubby takes…  [Read More]

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