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Delicious, Detoxifying Asparagus Soup

If you aren’t eating asparagus right now, why not?! It’s the perfect time of year to get your hands on one of spring’s earliest vegetables. You can find this crisp, snappy green in every grocery store as well as in … Continue reading

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Baby Potato Frittata with New Peas and Garden Herbs

Garden season is in full swing and that mean a bounty of delicious foods are ripe and ready to eat. Baby potatoes and garden peas are at their freshest this time of year and if you don’t have the luxury … Continue reading

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Special Nannas Make Jello Smoothies

        I am a firm believer in the idea that dessert isn’t truly great unless it contains fruit. Fruit in and of itself is such a wonderful food it hardly seems necessary to fiddle with perfection- but … Continue reading

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Simple Broccoli Cheddar Soup

This soup is deceptively delicious. I say deceptive because like a hungry lion camouflaged by the tall grass on the savannah or a polar bear stalking seals near the snowy north pole this soup ease of assembly belies it’s mind-blowing … Continue reading

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YES!!!! She ate it!

It’s always a challenge to make healthy food something your kids actually want to eat. Not that I haven’t tried. I gush over strawberries, I fawn over cashews but somehow cultural kid food ‘norms’ have crept into the palates and … Continue reading

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Turning Ground Granola for the Holidays

I like to give friends and family something special for the holidays, something that says, “thank you for being you- I am so glad we know each other.” And nothing says I care more than something homemade. This year I … Continue reading

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You Can’t Beat Borscht!

Pink Soup?! Call me crazy but that sounded weird- weird like prairie oysters or frogs legs. Weird enough that it took me 30 years to try it. Then the silky smooth magenta liquid glided over my tongue and ignited my … Continue reading

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You say potato, I say delicious!

I’ll admit, the title for today’s post is misleading. It makes you believe that I like potatoes. Oh potatoes- bland starchy potatoes. So dull, so tame, so ho-hum potato. Growing up I can remember potatoes were served three ways and … Continue reading

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Ad-Free Backpack in just the right size

Poor kids nowadays- they can’t get away from it even if they try. Dora shoes, Spongebob back packs, t-shirts with Barbie, pants with Tinkerbell. Our commercial culture starts early- really early. How many people do you know who had Winny-the-Pooh … Continue reading

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Eating Local is Tasty and Free Range Eggs are Fantastic

Gardening is a lot of work! Sometimes it seems like the rewards just don’t measure up to the effort it takes to grow food..until, that is, you taste it! This is the time of year for deliciousness- everything is ripe … Continue reading

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