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Eat a Rainbow Salad (or How to Get Kids to Feel Good About Eating Healthy)

Okay, here’s a recent dilemma of mine. Although I’m far from perfect (really, really so far) when it comes to what I feed my kids, it’s come up in several

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What’s So Great About Figs?

Um, one word….newton?! As in oddly addictive, weirdly healthy tasting, childhood- invoking cookie. Do they still make them and why haven’t I had one since I was 12? And, by the

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Blueberry Brownie Cookies

Well, we finally did it! We went blueberry picking. Scarlett and her friends rose early one morning and raided the local farm by our cottage. (You’ll actually see the whole field

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Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Summer is here! Summer is here!! Just in time for the school holidays, thank you very much. You never know how long the sun will stick around these parts, so

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Blueberry Clafouti

I’m up to my you-know-what in blueberries. Seriously. I’ve gone berry picking so many times in the last week that Scarlett now thinks everything we eat is suppose to be

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Chef Notes: Getting Saucy with Simple Syrups

For some reason, the term “simple syrup” doesn’t sound so simple. If it’s so simple why must I pay $7 or more for a cup of the sweet juice stashed

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What’s So Great About Basil?

Did you know there are over 40 different varieties of basil? Purple, green and white shades. Cinnamon, lemon and mint aromas. Even non-edible versions that are simply for show. Mostly

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Sponsored Post: Super Summer Soups & Win a Cuisinart Blend and Cook!

One of the greatest gifts my kids have received through going to daycare part time is the ability to eat soup. For real. (For real they have a hearty bowl

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Nutella Mug Cake

It’s no secret that I like cake. A lot. Unsurprisingly, my children also really like cake. (My husband doesn’t eat cake, but let’s not speak of him right now.) This

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What’s So Great About Pineapple?

I decided today’s post needed a theme (beyond the usual “how to get your kids to eat more than 3 different foods” theme which is a given). Today’s theme is short and sweet. It

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