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It’s time to s-KALE up your diet

It seems as though the past year has been a great exploring and learning year for me, especially in the area of food.  I’ve never been that into cooking and didn’t feel I was very good at it.  It just wasn’t in … Continue reading

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Is it possible to create healthy eating habits for our kids?

I was talking to a friend while on the treadmill at the gym a few days ago about her new-found love for clean and healthy eating.  She was super happy that her family members, especially her children, were finally on … Continue reading

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Lauren’s Pumpkin Chili

Have you fallen into a rut of preparing the same old recipe’s each and every week?  You know…spaghetti, grilled cheese sandwiches, baked fish, tacos, casserole of some sort, repeat. We’ve all been there, here are some of my excuses – … Continue reading

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Five days of eating clean!

I’ve written about “Eating Clean” a number of times before but, if you’re not familiar with clean eating, it’s an amazing diet (meaning lifestyle) that can help get you to your ideal body weight.  As you know, if you’ve read my … Continue reading

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Aunt Kathy’s “Heirloom” Mashed Potato Recipe

In yesterday’s post, Kathy mentioned her popular Mashed Potato Casserole.  It’s a hit with her family and great because she can prepare in advance – one less thing to do on Thanksgiving Day!  Thanks to Kathy for sharing the recipe with us … Continue reading

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What to do with all of those pumpkin seeds

Here’s the dilemma du jour.  Do you have to soak pumpkin seeds before roasting them?  I have toasted them straight from the pumpkin with resulting tough, chewy seeds.  Daughter Shelley, culinary queen in her own right, has either soaked them … Continue reading

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Pumpkin pie…permission granted!

Did you know that one of our favorite Halloween decorations and Thanksgiving pie fillings actually has numerous health benefits?  You guessed it… that round, orange candle holder that we call a jack ‘o lantern and that yummy deep orange “stuff” that … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese…with a secret

  Thanks to Michelle Turnbaugh for submitting this Tasty Tuesday’s recipe of the week.   Everyone likes mac & cheese and this one has a secret that’s good for you and your kids…but Michelle says her kids don’t even notice.  (recipe … Continue reading

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Feed Me!

This is a shout-out to Soup’r Natural on York Road in Hereford.  (And a thank you for the thank you from neighbors Glenn and Kelly!) I’m still thinking fond thoughts about a meal we had there over a week ago.  … Continue reading

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Keen on Quinoa

Keen-What?  No, it’s Quinoa (ki-nwa)! One thing I never used to be was open to trying new things, especially when it came to food.  I was a picky and habitual eater.  I can’t say I haven’t formed new habits and … Continue reading

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