Mealtime Mama: BLT Chicken Salad Recipe

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Happy Monday, mamas! We’re officially in Spring now, which always gives us a little reality check because Spring means that swimsuit season isn’t too far away. (Yikes!) If you’re like us and want to shape up before it’s time to hit the beach or the pool, here’s a healthy recipe we found on the Harp’s [...]

Mealtime Mama: Summer Peach Guacamole

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It’s peach season, so we are excited that Helen at My Brother’s Salsa has given us a wonderful recipe that uses one of our favorite fruits. She even made a video for us about how to make her Summer Peach Guacamole (the written recipe is also below): Ingredients: Two fresh summer peaches (peeled, diced) Two [...]

Mealtime Mama: Special Spinach Salad


Happy Monday, mamas! I went to a Bible study meeting not long ago and one of the ladies there had brought this spinach salad that I fell in LOVE with. So delicious. I asked for the recipe so I could make it at home and share it here on the website, too. The feta cheese [...]

Mealtime Mama: Mexican street corn

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We’ve really been enjoying the recipes from our Mealtime Mama sponsor, My Brother’s Salsa. And, oh my goodness, this Mexican street corn looks AH-mazing. Can’t wait to try it! This time Helen of My Brother’s Salsa had a special guest helping her make the how-to video: her sweet granddaughter Caroline Watch below: You’ll need: 8 [...]

Mealtime Mama: Quick side dish for your Memorial Day gathering

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Happy Memorial Day, mamas. We hope  you enjoy this recipe, which is tasty and healthy: Roasted Green Beans & Asparagus 1 pound whole green beans (fresh) 1 bunch asparagus (fresh) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoons black pepper 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Directions: Wash and drain the [...]

Mealtime Mama: Info on a local farms tour event + a recipe!

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Are you interested in learning more about where your food comes from? How far it traveled to make it to your local grocery store’s shelf? Well, Ozark Natural Foods has scheduled a tour so you can meet your local farmers and find out the answers to those questions as well as to learn what sort [...]

Mealtime Mama: Broccoli Salad


This salad is sweet and savory — perfect for the next potluck or as a side dish with dinner tonight. It’s delicious! Broccoli Salad Dressing: 1 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar (I use a little less) Salad: 2 heads fresh broccoli, chopped 1/2 cup diced red onion 1 cup raisins [...]

Mealtime Mama: Hobo Soup

My family and I went to a holiday cookie decorating party a week or so ago and the host, Robert Williams, served this soup. It was just perfect for a cold day and when Robert said it was super easy, I (Shannon) had to ask for the recipe, of course. I’m all about yummy and [...]

Mealtime Mama: Easy Chicken Soup


I ran across the recipe for “Paige’s Chicken Soup” over the weekend. I hadn’t seen it in several years, but when I pulled out a cookbook the  yellow, lined paper with the handwritten recipe fluttered to the kitchen floor. It’s starting to feel like soup weather, so enjoy! Paige’s Chicken Soup (Double Order) 2 cans [...]