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Weekly Menu November 17

This week, I’m previewing several recipes for a Paleo Thanksgiving! Since we will be traveling and staying with my family for Thanksgiving, I wanted to make several side dishes and maybe a dessert that is compliant with a Paleo lifestyle. These recipes will be grain+legume free and include minimal dairy in the form of grass-fed …

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Mozzarella Omelet with Sage

The weather is finally cooling off and the days are getting shorter. One of the things I love on a crisp fall night is “breakfast for dinner”. Some nights, I dig out the cast iron pan for pancakes and bacon and other nights I will shred potatoes for a cheesy potato and sausage frittata. Last …

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Instant Pot

This post is on behalf of InstantPot. All opinions are my own. What once was old is new again. This applies to so many things in the cooking, fitness, and fashion world. Don’t believe me? Do you see leg warmers making a comeback? No? Check out “boot sleeves” on Pinterest. Go ahead. I’ll wait. In …

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Kale with Balsamic Butter

This is one of those dishes that I was reluctant to try, but the reviews at Cooking Light convinced me that I should at least taste it. And then one taste blew me away. I’ve never been a huge fan of balsamic vinegar. I have a really good bottle of the stuff but I’m not …

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July Summer Recipe Collection

Summer is officially here! That means it is time to really take advantage of all the fresh foods that appear in farmers’ markets all over the country. Looking back over the years of recipes on the blog, I put together a collection of some of my most-viewed and most-pinned recipes. Although I do not eat …

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The 2014 Dirty Dozen

A few years ago, I wrote a post talking about the current “Dirty Dozen” which is the top 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residue. A lot of people have an interest in choosing pesticide-free organic foods, but cannot afford to switch to 100% organic or they do not have an organic source …

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Meetings and greetings

I had another half day planning meeting, this time for Kindergarten to plan stuff for next year. It’s a good thing we were close to bathrooms. Taking a class through a donut factory wasn’t a good idea. I didn’t sleep much last night since the gluten was tearing out my stomach lining all night. But …

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