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Chick Pea, Edamame, and Red Pepper Salad

Confession: I like to ask for a sample of the prepared salads behind the counter at gourmet grocery stores. I rarely buy the food that I sample - it just looks so good and sometimes I do need a snack but really - I want to taste the delightful looking dish so that I can… Continue reading Chick Pea, Edamame, and Red Pepper Salad

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Smoothie Tuesday, Smoothie Thursday and Sometimes Saturday

It's not always easy getting kids to eat a balanced diet but I have an insurance policy: smoothies for breakfast. Thanks to Earthbound Farm for helping me share this post with you. Smoothies for breakfast have been our routine for years - but only on Tuesdays, Thursdays and sometimes Saturdays. Tuesdays and Thursdays are my… Continue reading Smoothie Tuesday, Smoothie Thursday and Sometimes Saturday

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5 Tips for Cooking and Freezing Foods

Home cooked dinners in the freezer are like money in the bank - that's what I always say! The only difference is food, unlike money, has a shelf life. Don't leave it in the freezer too long otherwise you'll end up with freezer burn. Making more than one night's worth of a great meal, to… Continue reading 5 Tips for Cooking and Freezing Foods