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Happy Whole Grains Sampling Day!

April 1, 2014
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April 2nd is  Whole Grain Sampling Day and all across the world, people will be eating and trying healthy whole grains.  Oldways  and The Whole Grain Council  started this initiative in 2012 to raise awareness on the health benefits of eating whole grains.  They also taste so good! I love the texture and nuttiest of whole grains. They are loaded with all […]

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Roasted Asparagus With Eggs

February 26, 2014
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My son just had baseball try outs this week. Yes, it’s that time of year where things get as hectic as possible and we have soccer practices, baseball games and track meets to go to. Hopefully that means warmer weather but I am hearing that there is still some snow on the way. Still hopeful that […]

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Broccoli & Roasted Red Pepper Quiche plus Egglands Best Giveaway!

February 1, 2014
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They say the best recipes are made with love and I am happy to celebrate American heart month this February by creating a family dish using Eggland’s Best Eggs. Eggs are one of my most used ingredients and they are perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This quiche is something my family and I could eat […]

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Orange Banana Green Smoothie

January 27, 2014
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It’s time for some dirty little secrets. Did I get your attention? I can be really cranky in the morning. Especially in January and February when the weather stinks. Like lately. I mean who wants to get out of bed at 6:30 am when it is 20 degrees out. Ask my husband. He’ll tell you. […]

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Spinach, Mushroom and Goat Cheese Frittata

November 25, 2013
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Can you believe the holiday season starts in just a few days? I have been so caught up in the Thanksgiving feast that my everyday dinner planning has been neglected. I play this game every night at about 5 pm.  It’s called “Let’s see what mom can defrost, prepare and cook in twenty minutes.” There are rules to […]

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Mini Pumpkin Donut Muffins

October 15, 2013
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I think lots of things are ridiculous. My husband thinks it is an overused word in my vocabulary.  But I still continue to say it. It’s ridiculous that my kids have to start school a half hour early this year when studies show teenagers don’t get near enough sleep. Really ridiculous that my daughter will […]

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Lemon Olive Oil Muffins

April 25, 2013
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Lately I have been going through bag after bag of lemons. I am not sure what put me on this lemon kick but every time I am at the produce market or grocery store, I have to buy a bag. There is something about the smell of lemons that energizes but is also comforting. Lemons […]

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Chocolate Chip Banana Breakfast Muffins & Whole Grain Sampling Day Giveaway!

March 21, 2013
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CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATS TO WINNER SUZANNE BROWN! Did you know that April 3rd is  Whole Grain Sampling Day? All across the world, people will be eating healthy whole grains. Oldways  and  The Whole Grain Council started this initiative  last year to get more consumers to be aware of the health benefits of whole grains along […]

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Whole Grain Banana Pecan Pancakes

March 11, 2013
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The way to my eleven year old sons heart is through sports and pancakes. As long as he is hitting  or catching a baseball and kicking a soccer ball, he is one happy kid.  The food that makes him the happiest is pancakes. It is not unusual to catch him eating six pancakes on a […]

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Baked Pumpkin Cake Doughnuts

October 25, 2012

No one in my family likes pumpkin. Or so I thought. I  found this great recipe for pumpkin cake doughnuts from King Arthur Flour.  I was going to make a batch to bring to work. I also would have plenty of extras to go with my coffee the next few mornings.  They never made it […]

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