Spring Salad

  With Spring-time in the air, and my asparagus growing abundantly in the garden, I love to make this simple, healthy salad for my family. I love it because it is easy to make, nutritious, kid-and-husband approved and is good hot or cold, making it ideal to prepare a huge bowl and eat it throughout […]

“Just”–That Four-Letter Word

Take the word “Just” out of your vocabulary!! I am “just” a small-town Nebraska girl. I am training to run “just” a half-marathon. I am “just” a friend. I am “just” a fitness instructor. I am “just” a stay-at-home-mom. I could go on and on. But now say it with me: I am a small-town […]

Gratitude for Growers

I believe in the power that gratitude has to change our perspective. Tonight I was overcome with gratitude, and I’ll tell you why. As I drove home tonight at 9:45 PM, I couldn’t help but notice all the tractors still in the fields. I know those farmers have been up since before sunrise and here […]