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Asparagus and Chard on Quinoa

This was dinner a few times lately, and as I sat enjoying a bowl of leftovers, I thought I’d share the [quick + easy!] instructions. Yay for summertime goodness!

Spinach and Berry Salad

A simple and special salad.

Black Bean Soup

Everyone loves black bean soup, right? Well, if you’re not sure, give this one a try! Creamy, flavorful, and fun! I like to serve a basket of Tortilla Crisps, too. […]

Menu planning, Part 2

Today I want to talk a bit about how menu planning helps me stick to my budget:

Menu planning

I didn’t really get serious about menu planning until after Jameson was born. At that point, it became more than a good idea; it was the only way I could guarantee to get dinner on the table! I certainly don’t get to this every week, but my week goes so much better when I do. […]

On Vaccinations

“Is vaccinating your child really necessary and is it safe?” (Read our thoughts, share yours.)

Egg Casserole

Some time ago Brietta posted a recipe for egg casserole (it is a quick quiche-type fix-up) which has since become regular fare at my house. Perfect for those “last minute” meals. This morning was one of those hoped for “snow days” – even the institutions of higher education canceled classes. The college boys woke up […]

Try Millet!

I first was introduced to the idea of eating millet a couple months ago when my infant daughter and I were fighting a bad case of thrush (a yeast infection that is passed from breastfeeding mom to baby and vice versa). In an effort to promote good bacteria in my body that would keep this yeast overgrowth in check, I began introducing more foods to my body that are “yeast-free.” A friend recommended millet as one of four good grains that would help me in my cause […]