Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Tag: food

Tips to easily find season friendly wine and my favorite fall to winter pairings and recipes

Tips to easily find season friendly wine and my favorite fall to winter pairings and recipes

Fall seems to have left us pretty quickly here in MN. In my mind, as soon as the first snow flies, it’s time to start feeling all the Christmas joy. Since we’ve officially had our first snow, I figured it’s a good time to share […]

Sparkling Grapefruit Margarita and Pineapple Rice Bowls

Sparkling Grapefruit Margarita and Pineapple Rice Bowls

I am finally hopping on here again after a few week hiatus!  I often start my blogs like that but I want to point it out since it speaks to what I am trying to be all about which is, giving myself grace to not […]

Fourth of July fun; 4 fruits, 5 ways!

Fourth of July fun; 4 fruits, 5 ways!

There is little more nerve racking to me than waste.  It’s an awful complex to have ha ha I’m sure it sounds cost effective and environmentally sound but if you ask my family about some of the random meals they’ve been forced to endure because […]

Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites

Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites

Chocolate Strawberry Energy Bites   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   This easy recipe is great when you have a sweet tooth or need a little extra energy in the morning! Author: Jenny Broden Recipe type: Snack Ingredients ½ Cup […]

Nisswa Getaway and Wedding Planning at Grandview Lodge

Nisswa Getaway and Wedding Planning at Grandview Lodge

This past weekend we took a trip up north to visit all the spots for our wedding and also to celebrate Joe’s 34th birthday. We gained a ton of insight into what we have left to plan and also found that time spent away from […]

Mother’s Day French Toast, Orange Whipped Cream and Wine Pairing

Mother’s Day French Toast, Orange Whipped Cream and Wine Pairing

It’s been a while since I’ve hopped on here but things are finally starting to find a rhythm in my life and I’m taking full advantage to get on here and share the things I love. Writing is so therapeutic and food & wine for […]

Finding Balance with Social Media

Finding Balance with Social Media

I love Instagram! I love following positive accounts about healthy living, being a mom and fitness. I enjoy being able to see what my friends and family are up too. Especially if I don’t get to see them all that often. I enjoy the communities […]

Cucumber Tomato Salad and more…

Cucumber Tomato Salad and more…

Every year I plant a small garden. It feels great to eat from what we’ve grown and it saves some money when the crop finally comes in. However, it always comes in bulk, so I’m left scrambling for ideas to do with it all!! Here […]

Strawberry Caprese Salad and Sparkling Rose

Strawberry Caprese Salad and Sparkling Rose

Summer is in full force and so is this pregnancy!  My favorite part about summer is having friends and family over on the patio, food and wine pairings with ingredients fresh from the garden, or a nice glass of wine on a hot summer night, […]

Summer Vegetable Soup paired with ONEHOPE Italian Presecco

Summer Vegetable Soup paired with ONEHOPE Italian Presecco

Food and wine pairing is not something I was always great at, or even worried about.  Truth be told, I really became the most educated after I started with ONEHOPE Wine.  I have always been a huge foodie, meaning I love to try new foods […]