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Banana, Coconut, and Pineapple Muffins

This recipe was made entirely by my 7 year old daughter. I have to say it was really wonderful to see how confident she is in the kitchen. After setting up the ingredients she asked if she could arrange...

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Mushroom Stuffed Zucchini with Parmesan Panko Topping

I’ve always wanted to stuff zucchini and I thought about all the different ingredients that would make wonderful stuffing. I ultimately decided on what I had on hand which was mushrooms, Parmesan, and panko. I did a quick sauté...

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Deluxe Pizza

I wasn’t in the mood to make a big dinner after a day of back to school shopping. The kids requested pizza so we grabbed some dough and sauce at the store then used ingredients I had on hand...

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Honey Mustard Thick Cut Pork Chops

I wanted a quick and simple recipe for some thick cut pork chops I bought. I found a recipe on Taste of Home that looked delicious. I love honey and Dijon mustard together, add some garlic, soy sauce, parsley,...

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Mediterranean Chicken Pasta Salad

I saw a recipe for a delicious Greek style pasta salad over at Cathy’s site, Wives with Knives, that I couldn’t wait to make. I added a few extra ingredients like artichoke hearts, grape tomatoes, fresh basil, and red...

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Peasant Omelet with Potatoes, Mushrooms, Bacon, and Cheddar

When I was growing up there was a restaurant in my town called The Kitchen. It had so many amazing breakfasts but my very favorite was the Peasant Omelet. It was a very thin omelet filled with potatoes, cheese,...

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White Chocolate, Pecan, and Craisin Cookies

After a long day at the park the kids were hoping to help me make cookies for their afternoon snack. After looking through the baking cupboard, they chose white chocolate, craisins, and pecans to use in their cookies. They...

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Bacon, Egg, Sharp Cheddar Bagel Sandwich

I love making breakfast for dinner and luckily my family likes it too. I made a bagel egg sandwich with sharp cheddar and bacon for my husband. It was hearty, filling, and delicious. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner....

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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...