Category Archives: Food

Homemade Pizza/Pizza Casera
(Español abajo)

homemade pizza

My son is in Colombia and requested that I share our family pizza recipe with some of the people he has met there.  So I’m going to post it here first in English then in Spanish. I like to use … Continue reading

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Make School Lunches Easier

In returning to school this year, I wanted to find a system that would work well for our daughters to help make the mornings less chaotic.  When our oldest was in kindergarten, I made her lunch every night for the … Continue reading

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Awesome No-Bake Granola Bars

source: Lauren’s Latest Hold on to your boots, you’re about to be blown away! I came across the most amazing recipe for granola bars that I have ever tried. I love granola bars, but I don’t love the ingredients of … Continue reading

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π Day! What’s for Dinner?

Pie or Pi day is March 14 (3.14) celebrate by eating pie!

A friend reminded me that pie day (that’s π day, 3.14, March 14) is coming up soon! Somehow I remember this holiday too late every year to actually make a pie for it. Even though it’s written plainly on my … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Chili Water – YUM!

chili water

#2 Reason Why Hawaii is so Cool: They’ve Got Chili Water When I was first introduced to it, I was hesitant. I thought it would be spicy. I mean, it’s called “Chili Water”, so wouldn’t you think the same? And … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Vegetable Soup

red lentil vegetable soup on a cold day

We finally had a snowfall here in Denver that was more than just a dusting. And after being spoiled with a mild January, the temperature has finally become almost cold enough for my middle school son to wear a jacket … Continue reading

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Best Valentine’s Day Cookies Recipe

I’m sure Sunny has posted this somewhere else on FRM, but in case you haven’t tried her FANTASTIC cut-out cookie recipe, here it is. It makes perfect cookies (though I find I need to work in a bit of extra … Continue reading

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Meal List

I’ve been asked several times in the past couple weeks for our family’s meal list. See, I wrote a list of all the meals we actually eat. Not the ones in the cookbook, not the ones that we’ve tried, but … Continue reading

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Sugar–addiction and depression

sugar addiction, indulging in cake

I couldn’t resist borrowing this picture–I’m sure this is exactly how I look when I get over taken by a sugar craving. Except I’ve got a little more of an olive complexion. (To give credit where credit is due, you … Continue reading

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My Grandmother’s Christmas Cookies

Christmas cookies in a tin

My grandmother came to the United States from Finland as a little girl. I remember her accent and her eagerness to feed us some homemade treat every time we came to her door. This is the cut-out cookie recipe she … Continue reading

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