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Green Chili Beans and Rice

Inspired by one of our favorite Tex Mex dishes, Green Chili Beans and Rice is a simple and filling dinner, perfect for Fall’s cooler days. My husband is dramatically hit or miss when it comes to holidays. There was the Christmas he gave me a kitchen knife (that he had wanted) and a white board. I […]

Reaching For Calm

As plans change, we have choices. We can fight it, dragging our heels and holding on to what we’re leaving. Or we can choose to move forward. I’m choosing forward – even when it hurts.  10 years as a military spouse (plus the almost two years of dating before that) has been full of uncertainty. […]

Ride Report: Getting Back In The Saddle

Getting back in the saddle after limited riding this Spring and Summer is both a relief and a challenge. I’m finally feeling back in the swing of things.  I mentioned a few days ago that injury, illness and school being out for the summer put a damper on my riding plans. Last week, my son […]

Chicken Curry Soup

Red curry paste is one of those ingredients that you just want to have stored in the fridge to use here and there. It is a wonderfully subtle way to deepen and richen flavors like in this crisp, light, perfect-for-summer soup.  My food cravings have distinct seasonal patterns – root vegetables in the fall, roasts […]

Balancing Home & Barn

Maintaining your riding in the midst of the busy every day is always a challenge. But I've found some tips and tools that work for me and I'm sharing them with you! Learn More

Fit2Ride

I'm working to lose weight, build strength and improve my strength and flexibility. I share my recipes, my workouts and my struggles. We also have a Facebook group just for riders looking to get more fit. Want to join me?
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Around My Table

Creating and sharing a meal with family & friends is as nourishing to the soul as good food is to the body. Come gather around my table.
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  • Inspired by one of our favorite Tex Mex dishes, Green Chili Beans and Rice is a simple and filling dinner, perfect for Fall’s cooler days. My husband is dramatically hit or miss when it comes to holidays. There was the Christmas he gave me a kitchen knife (that he had wanted) and a white board. I… [Continue Reading]

    Green Chili Beans and Rice
  • As plans change, we have choices. We can fight it, dragging our heels and holding on to what we’re leaving. Or we can choose to move forward. I’m choosing forward – even when it hurts.  10 years as a military spouse (plus the almost two years of dating before that) has been full of uncertainty.… [Continue Reading]

    Reaching For Calm
  • Getting back in the saddle after limited riding this Spring and Summer is both a relief and a challenge. I’m finally feeling back in the swing of things.  I mentioned a few days ago that injury, illness and school being out for the summer put a damper on my riding plans. Last week, my son… [Continue Reading]

    Ride Report: Getting Back In The Saddle
  • Red curry paste is one of those ingredients that you just want to have stored in the fridge to use here and there. It is a wonderfully subtle way to deepen and richen flavors like in this crisp, light, perfect-for-summer soup.  My food cravings have distinct seasonal patterns – root vegetables in the fall, roasts… [Continue Reading]

    Chicken Curry Soup
  • Thai Meatballs are the perfect shake up for my meal planning auto-pilot. Simple to make, a hit with the whole family, and easy to pack up for lunches – these meatballs and coconut curry sauce are just what you didn’t know your menu was missing! Earlier in my married life, I struggled with menu planning.… [Continue Reading]

    Thai Meatballs with Coconut Rice