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Don’t Throw Away Your Squash Seeds!

It’s squash season! Have you been making butternut squash soup or quinoa stuffed acorn squash? Don’t throw away your squash seeds! I think most people know that they can roast pumpkin seeds, but did you know that you can make roasted … Continue reading






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Banana Chocolate Chip Oatmeal {Simplify Breakfast}

Mornings can be a bit chaotic in a home with many small children. The choruses of hungry preschoolers that are apparently “starving” every morning can change a peaceful day into a frustrating one pretty quickly. At some point around 4 … Continue reading






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Garden Plans

Until the past couple of years, I have had absolutely no interest in gardening—most likely because of the worm phobia I have had since I was a little girl. I vividly remember tiptoeing down a rainy street to the bus … Continue reading






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Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

So far, the recipes I’ve chosen to post are giving away my love for chocolate chips! The good news is, these are still healthy enough to eat for breakfast. I use almost half the sugar of a regular recipe and … Continue reading






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Healthy Chocolate Chip Pancakes (with garbanzo beans!)

We like to eat pancakes for dinner. It doesn’t require thawing time and is inexpensive compared to a meat-based meal. Sometimes I wonder if the kids are getting enough protein on pancake night, so I have been experimenting with the … Continue reading






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