Ice cream fiend
Apr10

Ice cream fiend

A few months ago, I invested in a good blender to replaced my blender that moved out. About two years ago, my BFF introduced me to green smoothies that actually tasted good and I was ready to get back on that bandwagon. I love being able to drink a tasty shake, but actually be absorbing the healthy goodness of spinach, kale and other green stuff. When the blender arrived, there was a booklet inside that included a recipe for blender...

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What to do with all of them-there blueberries
Jul17

What to do with all of them-there blueberries

A few weeks ago I pinned (on Pinterest, duh) the most amazing looking Honey Cloud Pancakes from Things We Make. It looked delicious and healthy, plus seemed like a good, quick breakfast. The very next day, I was peering in the fridge trying to figure out what I could fix for breakfast when I realized I happened to have all of the ingredients for those pancakes! That never happens! Usually, I just pin delicious-looking things,...

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‘S’pinach smoothies are not for the faint of heart
Apr21

‘S’pinach smoothies are not for the faint of heart

I generally get in all kinds of trouble when I start talking to other moms. Usually, the kind of trouble I get into is brought on by my inability to filter information about myself. Yes, in the course of five minutes, you are extremely likely to learn that I’ve had breast cancer, that my child is about to have open heart surgery and that my parents were once rescued by boat from their flooding home. I don’t intend to...

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What’s cookin’, good lookin’?

Rosie made dinner tonight, which I take as a good sign that she is feeling better. And dinner was fantastic. She stewed new red potatoes and green beans in a crock pot all afternoon and they were awesome (with bacon, onions and garlic… how could that go wrong?) She also grilled sweet corn-on-the-cob. Plus, we made an incredible salad from the lettuce plants that are taking over our garden. (Would anyone like any lettuce? Rosie...

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