flower for a thank you
asking for a belly rub
cookies one and two
impromptu cookie jar
so happy to find a screen cover @ Pier One Imports 13 dollars
really great soup recipe
He shall sit up on the arm of the couch in a sunbeam.
He shall sleep & stretch under the coffee table….not doing a great job of hiding from us.
poetry comes to life: “her early leaf’s a flower, but only for an hour” Robert Frost
moss growing on a fallen tree
blue sandwiching green
I shall sit in the woods and watch the hens scratch with purpose.
Back inside: nature bits gathered from the woods.
W H I T E T U R K E Y C H I L I
1 T. olive oil
1 small onion, chopped (about 1/3 cup)
2 cloves of garlic, smashed and chopped up fine
1 lb ground turkey
salt and pepper to taste
1 can cannelloni beans, drained
1 can corn, drained
1 16 ounce jar salsa (your choice)
1 15 ounce can tomatoes with garlic and onion (or add extra seasonings if you only have plain)
In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until translucent, add turkey and brown, salting and peppering to taste. Add the rest of the ingredients and heat till bubbly and completely heated through.
I triple this for my family, so we can enjoy leftovers. I use mild salsa, the guys pass around the Franks Red Hot.
This recipe is from a cookbook that has literally changed my life, Saving Dinner, by Leanne Ely. It contains recipes for delicious main dishes for each week (6 days) of the year WITH the complete shopping list (!!!!). It is organized by season. All the recipes are as healthy as can be with typically a fish, beef, chicken, slow cooker recipe, meatless, casserole. Each recipe includes side dish recommendations and nutritional content. I don’t use the cookbook every week, but I’ve used it a lot over the last couple of years, (all spring this year so far except the 2 flu weeks). This week I am making Chicken Parmesan with steamed broccoli, Mexican Lasagna with a salad, Beef and Spinach Pitas with baby carrots, Chicken Broccoli Soup with a salad and rolls, Halibut Piccata with steamed broccoli, sweet potatoes, and baked potatoes, and lastly, Greens and Beans with a side of brown rice. Buy it! 🙂