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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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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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Potato (Plus extra veggies) Soup

potato, summer squash, cauliflower, onion soup in a bowl

The air has definitely turned chilly, and we’ve already had snow. Time for soup. And if you happen to be looking for a white main dish to celebrate a snowfall (any one else ever do that?), this is a good … Continue reading

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Little Chef Nights

Have you ever worked hard on a meal only to find that when you bring it to the table, it’s welcomed with a chorus of “Gross!”, “Oooooh”, “I hate that!”. Your elation at finishing a meal and delivering it proudly … Continue reading

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Let Me Bring You Dinner

"get well soon" flower delivery

For the most part, I like to be prepared and plan ahead. I like to know what’s going on and what is required of me to make the day a success (or less of a disaster). But I’m not opposed … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner Recipes

I’m going to take a break from the freezer meal plan for a bit and share some favorite Christmas dinner recipes that you might want to try out this holiday! I wish I had pictures, but alas, the recipes themselves … Continue reading

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I Yam What I Yam, Sweet Potato

There is a lot of information out there about what is a yam, and what is a sweet potato, and how nutritious they are. But it isn’t so easy to take these facts (like: yams are not related to sweet … Continue reading

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Better Than Cream O’ Soup

cauliflower, mushrooms, zucchini, onion, brown rice, bullion, garlic, potato

In an effort to eat healthier and less processed foods, I’ve been avoiding using canned, condensed Cream O’ Whatever Soup in my cooking. But as so many recipes use it as an ingredient, I now have a substitute that is … Continue reading

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Bread Heels and Bread Crumbs

child eating bread leaving the heel, save heels for bread crumbs

Do you sometimes find nothing but the two heels when you go to get a piece of bread? No one in my family likes the heels of store bought bread, and though I’ll eat them and try to hide them … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating Dinner Group

I love going out to eat with my husband. I love leaving the kids behind for a couple of hours and not planning anything for dinner and having a peaceful meal and no dishes to do afterwards (at least not … Continue reading

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