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Yes, we eat frozen pizza, too.

Some people might be surprised to know that our family eats frozen pizza from time to time.  In fact, we just had it last night.  My husband is on a work trip and it was time for mama to wave … Continue reading

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Magic Shell

I’ve been wracking my brain trying to figure out how to have more peanut butter in my life.  Because, well, peanut butter is my life.  After the obvious other things, of course: family, friends, and health. Then I had a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Taco Meat

At first, I thought it seemed silly to post a recipe for something as simple as taco meat.  But taco seasoning is one of the things our family used quite a bit before our real food lifestyle, and it’s something … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

I know, I know…Brussels sprouts.  It’s a classic story line for a family sitcom dinner table scene.  “Eat your Brussels sprouts, Jimmy!”  Brussels sprouts are polarizing.  In other words, you either love them or hate them.  For me though, I … Continue reading

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Recipe: Veggie Chili

There’s just something about a simmering pot of chili on a brisk Fall day that makes everything seem right with the world.  Some people insist on using the same (sometimes secret) recipe when making chili.  For me, it’s fun to … Continue reading

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Recipe: Jam Cookies

Gotta love a cookie that can be eaten at any time of day – even breakfast.  This Jam Cookie recipe has oats, so that counts as breakfast, right? These buttery, slightly salty, but with a burst of sweetness cookies are … Continue reading

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School Days

It’s officially school season in our household (and probably yours, too).  This is the first full week of all-day everyday pre-school for my kids.  We eased into it last week with just two days in the books which was kind … Continue reading

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Elimination Experiment Recap

Whew.  We did it.  We made it through our 3-week elimination experiment as a family. It takes longer than a week to really reap the benefits of food elimination.  However, we did learn a lot during the process.  We also … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sautéed Kale with Apple and Shallot

Kale can seem intimidating and uninspired, but with a few simple ingredients it can be the star of your next meal.  This easy sautéed side dish is quick and uses ingredients that are most likely already in your fridge and … Continue reading

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Recipe: Dark Chocolate Lollipops

My sweet tooth yells at me sometimes.  At times, I’m able to ignore it.  At other times, I need to answer it.  Today I needed chocolate.  However, it’s our dairy-free week and most mainstream chocolate contains dairy.  So, it was … Continue reading

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