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Erika Esplin
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Homemade Ice Cream- Date sweetened
My oldest daughter is officially in the public school system and I'm cringing at the amount of processed treats and snacks she is offered daily. I have limited control over what she eats at school without isolating her socially and so my tactic thus far has...
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Garden Pasta Skillet
A lunch inspiration! Lunch is my hardest meal. That's because my husband makes breakfast and he's here to eat dinner opening up all sorts of possibilities since he eats everything. Lunch is another story since I'm home with the girls and they are much more ...
Garden Pasta Skillet
Garden Pasta Skillet
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A Wake Up Call
So I've been struggling with eating. How does one find time to plan, shop for, prepare and eat food? That question is meant to be lighthearted and exaggerated, but really it is a struggle to create time to find things to eat and to eat well. I find that my ...
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A Wake Up Call
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Reducing Food Waste One Apple Peel at a Time
Apple Dirt I prefer to peel my apples and pears prior to dehydrating them for a softer (more kid and tooth friendly) treat. Until 2 years ago I dreaded the pile of unused and nutrient dense peels, but then I came across a brilliant idea on the internet for ...
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Reducing Food Waste One Seed at a Time
Roasted Winter Squash Seeds It took producing a garden of volunteer squash following the composting of our squash seeds for me to realize that like pumpkin seeds, butternut, acorn, carnival and many other winter squash varieties produce seeds that make a de...
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I've ended my search for recipes for Condensed Cream of Mushroom and Cream of Chicken Soups with these delicious, quick, and freezable recipes inspired by  Simply Scratch *! Making your soups from scratch allows you the ability to decrease fat, sodium and p...
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Homemade Whole Wheat Tortillas
In the event you wish to save money on tortillas and you have the time (about 50 minutes), here is a quick and easy recipe found online . 2 cups whole wheat flour 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3/4 tsp salt 2/3 cup warm water Mix flour, oil and salt. Slowly ...
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Homemade Whole Wheat Tortillas
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Bean and Rice Burritos
When life gets in the way of healthy dinners here's an idea for something quick and easy. Make sure to plan for cooking the rice (rice cookers are a great hands-off approach that allow you to be flexible in timing) or use minute brown rice. Once the rice is...
Bean and Rice Burritos
Bean and Rice Burritos
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Are Dietary Changes Necessary During Breastfeeding?
I have never experienced such intense hunger or thirst as I did during the first month home with my oldest child as I adjusted to exclusive breastfeeding. Now Baby #2 is due to arrive any day and I have been stocking up on easy to eat snacks and meals avail...
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Homemade Hummus Yield: about 3 cups 2 16-oz cans garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 clove garlic, peeled 1/3 C tahini 1 tsp salt Juice of 1 lemon (3 Tbsp) 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, ground 1/4 tsp cumin, ground 1/4 tsp black pepper, ground 1/3 C extra virgin...
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