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Sweet Potato Whole Wheat Gnocchi

whole wheat sweet potato gnocchis on plate

You remember what a powerhouse sweet potatoes are, right? Here is my favorite recipe that uses them. Sorry, this isn’t a particularly “quick” recipe, but it’s a good one to do with an extra pair of little hands to help … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil Follow Up–
includes chocolate so read on

I know I wrote about coconut oil before, but I had to add some things and change my opinion on other things because of what I’ve learned since. First of all, I have tried several different brands of coconut oil, … Continue reading

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Your Fortune in Chocolate

On a recent journey through a bag of Dove chocolates, I discovered two things. At least. First, they don’t call it a “throw down bag” on the coupon for nothing. Second, I realized my future ideal (income producing) job. I … 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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Apple Handles for little hands

My 3 year old likes to eat whole apples. But she tends to eat straight through them, disregarding the fact that they have an axis of sorts. She gets to the core, and she’s done with it, even though there’s … 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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Green Smoothies for Teens
and Other Green-o-phobes

green smoothie with cabbage and spinach, strawberries etc.

You may have read my post on green smoothies in which I promised a follow up on trying to get my teenagers to drink them. I have been working on the challenge, and this is what I’ve come up with … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Hunt Lunch

Our girls don’t think just a day or two of Easter Egg hunts is really sufficient. But for me, the candy they get already is too much. It’s not the plastic eggs or the hunt that’s the problem, though, so … 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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Green Smoothies

green smoothie

I know Janae already touched on this in another post, but I want to blog about it anyway. A friend of mine has been battling cancer on a grand scale, and one of her approaches has been to learn voraciously … Continue reading

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