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Keeping Kids Healthy & Happy: Smoothie Surprise

My kids love smoothies, and I love my stick blender for making them.  I remember reading a recipe at one point that used one cup of yogurt with some amount of fruit & ice….  But of course, I’m a throw … Continue reading

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Barbeque Sauce Your Way

OK, by now you may have worked out that recipes aren’t my strong point.  I’m not really one to stand in the kitchen repeatedly making a recipe with slight variations until I find the perfect proportions.  To all those who … Continue reading

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Ginger – Tuesday’s Tips

I’ve heard lots of different ways to peel fresh ginger, from sharp knives to veggie peelers to spoons.  The latter are my favorite – especially when cooking with kids (which happens a LOT around here!) Spoons scrape the skin off … Continue reading

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Green Pasta Sauce

Looking for a rich & creamy pasta sauce, but don’t want all the dairy, wheat, or work?  Like to get your greens in different ways?  Well, this should be one for you! I’ve been buying asparagus from Sam’s lately as … Continue reading

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Faux Pho

Someone told me last week that the cheapest place to buy rice flour (for my gluten-free son) was the Asian market.  Since I happened to drive by there on Saturday (picking my daughter up from a sleepover), I went in … Continue reading

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Quick, Cheap & Easy Tofu Corn Soup

We all need a repertoire of 10 seconds before we have to go to the next activity dinners, and here’s one that’s a big hit with my kids even though it’s not pizza or fish sticks! As I’ve gotten busier, … Continue reading

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