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Four Ingredient Meals: Pesto Chicken Bake

Quick and Easy FOUR Ingredient Meals

The other night for dinner I made this Tex-Mex Chopped Salad. It was amazingly delicious! We pretty much gobbled it down; even the three year old loved it! It was amazing, but it was also A LOT of chopping, A LOT of ingredients, and A LOT of time! Maybe I’m exaggerating a little here, but […]

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kid friendly zucchini recipes

Kid Friendly Zucchini Recipes

Summer for our family means fresh foods from our garden. Admittedly, I have nothing to do with our garden. My husband plants everything, checks on the produce and picks it all. This doesn’t stop me from reaping the benefits of fresh tomatoes, onions, green beans, tomatoes, and most of all zucchini. If you garden, you […]

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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 1

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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