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What’s So Bad About…Gluten (for some)

I once saw a comedian talking about taking a bite of his friend’s gluten free muffin, prompting his reaction “I have no idea what gluten is, but apparently it’s delicious!” 

By Meal Type

Salmon Dinner Salad

Do you find your­self say­ing things to your kids that you’d choke on if some­one said to you? I mean, I know kids are kids and it’s not always a par­al­lel, but still…

Summer

Classroom Fruit Salad

I couldn’t believe my good fortune when I read the parents’ bulletin board at Scarlett’s school and saw that one of the upcoming classroom activities was the kid’s making fruit salad.

Nutrition

What’s So Great About…Planting Your Own Herb Garden

No back yard?  Containers will do just fine thank you very much. Sadly, gardening isn’t a hereditary gene. My garden contains whatever the previous owner of my home planted and

Snacks & Desserts

Orange Yogurt Cake

This cake made my house smell like a warm cream­si­cle. Need I say more? I love cit­rus in almost any­thing — fra­grance, food, drinks but par­tic­u­larly in bak­ing. I often bakie with lemons but

Spring

Lemon Linguini

Esme’s at an inter­est­ing stage where she as engaged in make believe (“Mum, pre­tend you’re an Eater Witch who wants to steal the mermaid’s money but you don’t know it’s

Winter

Dessert Week: How much is too much?

We’ve tried every­thing — from every night to once a week. It’s always good but I just don’t want to argue about it, you know? Dessert, peo­ple, I’m talk­ing about dessert! Recently

By Ingredient

Chicken and Asparagus Salad

The other night as Scarlett and I walked to one of our favorite restaurants for dinner I asked her what she wanted to eat. She said, “I’m not sure. You’re getting the salad,

Round-Ups

Roundup: Fast Breakfast Ideas

This is no word of a lie: Scarlett likes to eat two breakfasts. I’m sure there are others out there like her. The second she pops her head off the

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