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Paleo Friendly Cardamom & Cinnamon Donuts

Who doesn’t love a good donut now and again? Well, if you don’t, I just don’t understand your taste buds!  Rowan got a mini-donut maker for his birthday, so we searched around to find a paleo-friendly recipe this morning to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on organized sports…

I am sitting here on the first day of summer vacation feeling guilty that I didn’t sign my kids up for any organized sports this summer. Why is there such pressure to do this at such an early age? I … Continue reading

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Chicken-Cherry-Walnut Pasta

Ingredients~ 2 chicken breasts 1 cup chopped celery                    1 cup dried cherries 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup poppy seed dressing 1/2 cup mayo sea salt and pepper to taste 1 … Continue reading

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Fruit roll-ups

I started reading http://thislunchrox.com/ for healthy and creative lunch ideas for Rowan’s “bag” lunch a few weeks ago.  I am addicted to it.  This woman really knows how to make lunch fun.  You definitely need to check it out if you have … Continue reading

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Lunch ideas…kids and adults will love

LUNCH IDEA 1 Whole wheat pita stuffed with cukes, bacon pieces, tomatoes, and spinach Served with a side of celery sticks- with PB, yogurt raisins and edamame and of course some vanilla yogurt and cantaloupe 🙂 LUNCH IDEA 2 Whole … Continue reading

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What’s in your kid’s lunch today?

This is what the school offers for the month of September—> menu_elem_09_sep  Yesterday was the first day of school and after working 4 12-hour night shifts over the holiday weekend, I will admit I was a little less than creative … Continue reading

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Whole wheat pizza dough

1 package dry yeast (for whole wheat or “all” flours) 1 T sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup dry powdered milk 1 1/3 cups warm water Mix in bowl and let sit for 2 minutes. Add 2 T EVOO and … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with meat sauce and fresh mozzarella

Ingredients 12 ounces spaghetti 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped kosher salt and black pepper 3/4 pound ground beef chuck 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 pounds beefsteak or plum tomatoes, chopped 6 ounces bocconcini (small balls of mozzarella), halved 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil Directions Cook the pasta according to … Continue reading

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