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Eggplant parmigiana!

As a mother of 4, none of whom were kind enough to come at exactly 40 weeks, I am very familiar with eggplant parmigiana. And while I cannot attest to its success as a labor-inducer, I can absolutely call it a success in getting kids to eat their vegetables. Of course, I’ve found that my… Continue reading Eggplant parmigiana!

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Digging out of a rut

Well friends, before I get started, a quick update. First, HUGE thanks to those of you who sent up prayers and sweet thoughts and hugs our way with regards to our wee one. My intention in my last post was to point out the hope that comes with our sadness, and so many of you… Continue reading Digging out of a rut

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Date night in: Bistro Spaghetti Squash

Oh friends. The struggle gets real every Friday/Saturday night, when we want to get out and enjoy the gorgeous weather, or the fun downtown area by our house, have a few beers, enjoy some good food, and have conversation that doesn’t involve someone’s preference for Peppa Pig over Dora, or whether or not a certain… Continue reading Date night in: Bistro Spaghetti Squash

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Asian burritos!

In case you haven’t noticed, we love anything wrapped in tortillas around here. And…we also love Asian food. So tonight’s dinner is loaded with clean protein and super-foods that are still delicious and kid-friendly. The only downside is the edamame. I HATE shelling edamame. It is seriously the worst. But I digress. I was inspired… Continue reading Asian burritos!

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The Queen of Clean

Oh man. Today I am feeling a little pleased with myself. I have officially made a clean-eating birthday cake that is basically the greatest. Now, don’t go getting too excited. I’m not about to put Publix out of business. There’s no lard-infused frosting on this baby, and I’m pretty sure it’s not going anywhere near… Continue reading The Queen of Clean

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Feeding a crowd

Oh friends. Eating clean on a budget was not always easy for me and my crew. But can we be real for a minute?¬†Living¬†on a budget has not always been easy for me and my crew. Full disclosure here- I had to hit rock bottom- like single mom, do I choose between gas to get… Continue reading Feeding a crowd