Monthly Archives: June 2016

Weekly Meal Plan #84

My “Aha!” moment this week is remembering just how much my family loves Taco Tuesday. I mean, it can be the Exact. Same. Thing. every single darn Tuesday, and my kids will flip, anyway. Who doesn’t love the endlessly-customizable, make-your-own … Continue reading

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Fresh Strawberry Pie

I love fresh strawberry pie. But here’s what I don’t love: knowing that most strawberry pies are made with either strawberry gelatin or a package of strawberry goo. I like to know what I’m feeding my family, first of all; … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cheesecake Swirl Bars

Cheesecake is one of those foods that makes any occasion feel special. And I’m a big fan – but it’s so rich, that if you have any leftovers, it can be kind of daunting, trying to finish it off. So … Continue reading

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I love limeade. The thing is, I can hardly stand to actually pay for limeade. I don’t like the overly-sugary taste of frozen limeade concentrate, and Simply Limeade – which is simply delicious! – is pretty expensive. So when I … Continue reading

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Soft Pretzel Showdown!: Homemade v. Store-bought

My kids really enjoy getting a soft pretzel for a special treat. And I like to, as well – so it’s not hard to convince me to spend a few dollars on one to share! It’s something my kids have … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Plan #83

Even though it’s not officially summer, it certainly feels like summertime around here. My highlight this week was definitely being able to have some fresh produce from the grocery store and the Farmers Market around the house. It makes snack … Continue reading

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How to Make Mango Lassi at Home

The first time I had this drink at an Indian restaurant, I couldn’t believe how delicious it was. I don’t often go out for meals, so I decided that I should try to recreate the flavor at home. The result … Continue reading

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