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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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Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread

A friend of mine started a sourdough starter recently, which inspired me to do the same. Then she gave me some of hers, and I kept the two going separately for awhile.  Since I refuse to throw something good away … Continue reading

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Strawberry Season is Upon Us

Have you noticed strawberries in the grocery store lately?  Mostly from California, right? Yummy strawberries! They’re an excellent source of minerals and vitamins that are important to boost the immune system.  These include vitamin C, vitamin B2, vitamin B5, vitamin … Continue reading

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Welcome to big crunchy family!

Life is a journey.  Mine has been pretty interesting so far.  I find that along the way, I’m always looking for”like-minded” individuals to share with & bounce things off.  However, it has not always been easy to find those “like-minded” … Continue reading

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