Dairy Free

Turkey Apple Sausage

Turkey Apple Sausage

I really like lean meat… It’s not because I am trying to limit fat or that I think it is more virtuous somehow…. I just don’t like fatty meat! It feels weird in my mouth. So I have always preferred chicken breast, fish and lean […]

Tuna Rice Salad

Tuna Rice Salad

This is a behind the scenes look at Thousand Mile Food Stories. I recently starting reminiscing a lot about a recipe that I hadn’t made for years… and years. It was introduced to me by my Step-Mom BJ a couple of decades ago and I immediately made it to […]

Lamb & Kale Soup

Lamb & Kale Soup

This Lamb & Kale Soup was inspired by the stew our friend Michele makes. Her recipe has the perfect flavor combination of the lamb and spices but I was wanting something that was a bit faster to make and a tad easier on the budget. […]

Lentil Kale Stew

Lentil Kale Stew

Have I mentioned that I love Kale? It was not always so… My first introduction to this thick, green, leafy vegetable was during my first pregnancy. A friend had given me a bunch of her old Fit Pregnancy magazines to look over. I found them […]

Beef and Black Bean Slow-Cooker Soup

Beef and Black Bean Slow-Cooker Soup

I know there are a lot of evil Step-Mother stories out there. This is not one of them. When I was still in my teens, my beloved mother passed away.  Needless to say, my family and I were devastated at our great loss.  My father […]

Quinoa Kale Salad

Quinoa Kale Salad

The first time I ever remember enjoying Kale was from a “Pregnancy Stew” recipe that I found 20 years ago!  I remember going to the store and needing to ask what it looked like so I would buy the right thing.  Then Becky made me […]

Everyday Sweet Potatoes

Everyday Sweet Potatoes

While some only think of sweet potatoes as a seasonal dish, they are a year round staple in my house. In the past, the thought of sweet potatoes only drummed up thoughts of Thanksgiving dinner. My mom always served them loaded with brown sugar, butter […]

Coconut Syrup

Coconut Syrup

Weather you have visited Hawaii once or spent a few decades there, it is likely that you have had breakfast served with this sweet creamy concoction known as Coconut Syrup.  As a child it was a special thrill to spend a Saturday morning with the […]