At Mimi's Table

. . . lessons from an older and wiser girl

Spicy Sweet Potato Soup with Peanuts & Kale

Spicy Sweet Potato, Peanut & Kale Soup is a warm, rich, comfort seasoned with sweet curry and tumeric. And it’s thickened with peanut butter, not butter-flour-cream so it’s healthy, too! It’s gluten-free. This soup would be perfect to serve during the holidays.

Creamy Crunchy Bacon Pea Salad

This is one delicious salad. My Grandma Smith was fond of these kinds of salads like carrot salad, roasted beet salad, and sauerkraut salad. These are folksy homey old-timey country salads with bright colors and flavors. They're easy-peasy to put together. And they'll go with almost anything like ...

Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad with Pignoli & Tomatoes

roasted broccoli quinoa salad pignoli tomatoes

What's the big deal about quinoa?

For one thing, quinoa is a complete protein source.  It is gluten-free.  Quinoa is a good source of fiber (One-half cup of quinoa has 14 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber.).  This mighty super-grain can help offset ...

Delicious AND Nutritious – Salmon and French Lentils

What are lentils anyway?  How are French lentils different from others?  And they're so cute, too.  Little round orange, yellow, and green legumes ready to burst forth with nutritious, yummy, creamy goodness.  Lentils are filled with fiber and nutrients.  In salads, soups, stews, or as a side dish in this recipe, lentils are a healthy, ...

Broccoli Cheese Soup – Perfect Summer End and Fall Begin

Grannie Geek, broccoli cheese soup

Broccoli Cheese Soup

It's still 90° in Billings, but what can I say?  It's close enough to September and blessed cool weather that I got very hungry for some broccoli cheese soup.  My husband, Richard, loves soup of any kind.  He's ...

Country Green Beans – Summertime Delight

grannie geek, country green beansThis is my Grandma Smith's recipe for Country Green Beans.  Our summer table was not complete without green beans as they were harvested fresh, bright green, and crisp.  We often had them with barbecued chicken or pork chops.  Sometimes, we'd have them for dinner ...

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