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Vegetarian Meals that Keep Toddlers and Parents Happy

We’ve taken the Baby Led Weaning approach ever since Alexis started solid food at 6 months. Basically, she eats what we eat. No special “baby food” and she feeds herself. This has meant I’ve needed to work harder to make … Continue reading

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Raspberry Orange Smoothie

I recently decided that I needed to be making smoothies. Maybe it’s the hot hot weather, or maybe it’s my fruit craving that won’t end. I don’t know. But yesterday at the grocery store, I loaded up on frozen fruit. … Continue reading

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Not My Finest

I’ve been pretty tired today. Slept in until 10, took at a nap at 4:30. Husband and I were supposed to go to the store to buy groceries for the week, but between all the sleeping, I haven’t gotten the … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner?

It’s been awhile since I’ve written about the meals I’ve got planned for the week. I tried extra hard to incorporate healthy things into my menu this week (I’ve got a big, healthy umbilical cord to make.) And since I … Continue reading

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Fettucine Alfredo is Surprisingly Easy

I made fettucine alfredo from scratch tonight. Usually, I just use a jar of pre-made sauce, but I didn’t have that on hand and I needed fettucine alfredo. I had no idea how easy it was to make it yourself, … Continue reading

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A Mostly Vegan Thanksgiving Feast

{photo courtesy of The First Mess} Thanksgiving this year was spent with good friends and delicious food. Since this was a gathering of vegetarians and vegans, there was no turkey, and honestly, it wasn’t missed. We stuffed ourselves and felt … Continue reading

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Meal Plan Thursday

In the CSA this week: Japanese turnips, bok choy, cilantro, carrots, roseheart radishes, garlic, and pink stem mustard greens. Thanks to a night of unplanned pizza, we made it all the way to Thursday before I had to plan our … Continue reading

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I Made This and It Was Delicious

Tonight, I made Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto with Sugared Walnuts for dinner. It was great, and actually a little easier to make than I anticipated. Since I make so many meals using recipes found online, I’ve started to save a … Continue reading

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Meal Plan Tuesday

In the CSA this week: more Japanese turnips, lettuce, bok choy, squash, potatoes, and what looks to be more Chinese cabbage. On the menu for this week: Roasted Japanese Turnips & Carrots with Baked Tofu and Impromptu Mushroom Gravy Sesame-Shiitake … Continue reading

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Meal Plan Tuesday

Oops, it’s Wednesday! I slipped in an unplanned meal made from items I had on hand, and then an unplanned dinner out at Olive Garden, so I’m a little behind this week. This week our CSA share felt a little … Continue reading

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