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Instant Pot

The Skinny on the Instant Pot

A few months ago I was pursuing Pinterest and came across a post for something called an Instant Pot. (Although, at that time I read it as Insta-Pot.) Curious, I flipped over to Amazon to see what this thing was. A pressure cooker, eh? Don’t those things blow up houses?  Instant Pot recipes were chalked […]

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The Vegetable Dilemma: Tips, Tricks & Recipes

Have a toddler who won’t eat their vegetables? Or, more likely, have a husband who won’t eat their vegetables? Need some new ideas on sneaking those healthy foods into their diet? This is for you. Because I’ve been there – I’m still there!  Here are some vegetable tips I’ve learned so far: Be mindful of your facial […]

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10 Easy Weeknight Meals

10 Easy Weeknight Meals

I am going to be completely honest here; I have never really been good at cooking or enjoyed it. I much prefer the eating portion of the process. However, after starting a family I have begun to really care about feeding my family actual meals. Below is a list of our tried and true recipes […]

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Cooking with Kids: Easy Granola

Cookin’ with Kids: Easy Granola

I like eating granola plain and on yogurt because it’s yummy! It’s fun to cook with you, Mommy. – Anders, age 4 I simply adore playing with cars and trucks, building block towers, and playing outside with my rough and tumble boys. But sometimes, it’s fun to enjoy a hobby of mine with the kids.My 4-year-old […]

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Sick Day Smoothie

Easy Sick Day Smoothie for Kids

A week-and-a-half ago, my youngest came down with influenza, followed closely by my husband. I held my breath for the next 5-7 days waiting for my three-year-old and myself to get it. Those 5-7 days came and went with no signs of either of coming down with it and the sick ones rebounded fairly quickly.  […]

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Meal Hacks You Need to Try

Meal Hacks You Need to Try

You’re rushing home from work and you don’t have anything planned for supper. You had hoped to run to the store, but the kids took a long nap – for once! Or, you’re just trying to get through the next hour and can’t even think ahead to supper. I know the feeling, so I’m here to […]

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Cookin’ with Kids: Mousse au Chocolat

The Mousse was really good and easy to make. It tasted like nothing I have ever tasted. I was proud when I made this delicious dessert with my mom. All of my family members loved it. Making this dessert will surely make you smile.   – Robbie, age 10 Confession. I have a picky eater. […]

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My 10 Favorite Recipes for Eating Clean in 2017

My 10 Favorite Recipes for Eating Clean in 2017

Many folks say eating “clean” (aka non-processed foods) is time consuming, difficult, and expensive, but I say it’s pretty darn simple – and actually easier on our wallets! By shopping on the outside borders of the grocery store and not the inner aisles where processed foods lurk, you’ll be able to find a slew of […]

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