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Soups & Salads

//Soups & Salads

Warm Rice Salad

By Kelly Bogard From patties to flour, rice is a versatile ingredient. Nutritious? It sure is! A common staple in homes across Texas and the U.S., this carbohydrate is high in fiber and magnesium. And it’s good for heart health! Besides its health benefits, rice is an important crop for Texas farmers. It’s grown along [...]

Fiesta Chicken Salad

By Kelly Bogard Thanks to the crazy Texas weather over the past month, we've had quite a bit of rain. And the vegetation is really taking off in the central part of the state. Everything seems to be blooming all at once, making for some great colors and options at the grocery store. I like to get [...]

Chicken Noodle Soup

By Kelly Bogard It's the time of year when we all know at least one person who's sick. The weather is changing and someone always has a cold to share. It's almost like those viruses know the perfect time to hit. But I have a way to hit back. There's an old saying about feeding [...]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

By Kelly Bogard I don't know about y'all, but I'm not a huge fan of cold weather. A Texas girl since birth, I just don't handle it well. I don't like coats or socks. But this time of year, they're a must. Along with a big bowl of soup to warm you to the core after [...]

Creamy Cucumber Salad

By Kelly Bogard Tangy, yet sweet, aromas fill the air. Colorful fruits and veggies cover the farm stands. And bustling customers chat with one another and with farmers. It’s a social event. One that’s celebrated every year during National Farmers Market Week. You’ve heard me tout my love for farmers markets before. There’s just something [...]