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Couscous with Kalamata Olives, Pine Nuts, and Feta Cheese

This is another recipe I adapted from my new cookbook, Organically Raised: Conscious Cooking for Babies and Toddlers. I added tomatoes, parsley, and red onion to the recipe because I had some leftover that needed to be used up....

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Ground Beef, Black Bean, and Cheddar Cheese Taquitos

We had friends coming over for dinner but I wasn’t in the mood to cook a big meal so I decided to brown some ground beef with a bunch of seasonings, add some onion, and black beans then use...

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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

My generous neighbor Jack, who happens to have an amazing green thumb, gave me a couple beautiful zucchinis from his garden. My kids asked if I would make chocolate zucchini bread but I decided to make muffins instead because...

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Moo Shu Pork

I have been loving my most recent issue of the Food Network Magazine. I have found so many wonderful recipes to try and they have all turned out delicious. I was excited to try their version of moo shu...

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Chicago Style Hot Dog

I have never had a hot dog without ketchup so I was a little leery about trying a Chicago style dog. I found a tempting looking photo of this hot dog in my newest Food Network Magazine and since...

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Mozzarella Bruschetta

I was recently sent a cookbook called Organically Raised: Conscious Cooking for Babies and Toddlersby Anni Daulter. I really enjoyed this cookbook and I wish I would have had it when my kids were first born. It’s filled with...

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Steakhouse Kebabs

I am back from a road trip we took to Northern California in our RV. We traveled with two other families to the Redwood Forest and had an amazing journey. We had so much fun exploring the forest and...

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Banana Cake with Streusel Topping

I had three very ripe bananas to use up so my daughter and I decided to make a banana cake with streusel topping. I made the mistake of putting the cake in a small 8×8 pan instead of a...

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Baked Halibut Topped with Zucchini, Tomato, Dill, and Feta

I bought some halibut recently and decided to bake it topped with a mixture of zucchini, tomato, dill, onion, and feta cheese. This recipe was really simple to make and tasted wonderful. I loved that this dish was hearty...

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Chicken Rice Noodle Salad with Peanuts and Spicy Lime Vinaigrette

I found this recipe on the Thai Kitchenwebsite and was excited to give it a try. My family loves Asian noodle salads so this one was sure to be a hit. It was easy to make and took very...