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Amy Torres
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Smokey Pecan Brussels Sprouts from The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook for your InstantPot
Have you guys been seeing InstantPot in the news lately?  They have become wildly popular with a fairly basic marketing scheme: word-of-mouth.  For those of you who have already joined the pressure cooker party, you are going to love this.  For those who ne...

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Meet Baby Ben
I can't believe how quickly time has gone by!  I briefly popped on here over the summer to let you guys know I was pregnant and how things were going at 25 weeks .  I turned away for a minute and now I have a three-month-old! My birth story is for another d...

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Update at 25 Weeks!
The weeks have just been flying by!  Summer is officially here, and thankfully our region hasn't been too unbearably hot.  I've been steadily growing and have gained about 10 lbs at this point, which puts me at a little under 1/2 lb gained per week.  Hopefu...

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Baby on the Way!
I've been absent lately because... some big changes have been happening in our life. Early in February I started to feel not quite right in my stomach.  There had been a stomach bug going around my office, so for a few days I chalked it up to that.  A week ...

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Mole Lentil Tacos with Cabbage Slaw
I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter weekend!  After church, Kevin and I spent the afternoon lazing around the house, catching up on laundry and some reading.  Mid afternoon hit and I had a hankering for tacos!  I know, not traditional Easter food whatsoe...

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Example Day #4
Ever wonder what a Nutritarian eats day to day?  Join me in  this weekly series  while I show you an example day of what I typically eat. This was my example eating from this Monday.  Mondays for me are the busiest day of the week with morning meetings and ...

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Simple Greens and Quinoa Salad
I've been going for simple lately.  After having some tummy issues a few weeks ago (more on that in another post), I've been sensitive to more exotic foods.  To get my system back in normal digesting order, I've been sticking to simple recipes. Since my act...

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Welcome Dear Vitamix!
Please join me in welcoming the newest addition to my kitchen.... the Vitamix 5300 !!!!  I'm currently contemplating what to name her/him.  I think it should start with a V, just so I can remember it better.  Vasco?  Vladamir?  Victor?  Vera?  I'll work on ...

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Example Day #3
Ever wonder what a Nutritarian eats day to day?  Join me in this weekly series while I show you an example day of what I typically eat. Today's breakfast was a large fruit bowl with cantaloupe, apple, banana, pomegranate seeds, and strawberries.  My parents...

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Vegan Under Pressure Giveaway Winner Announced!
I loved all of the responses I got from you guys on the giveaway of Jill Nussinow's new cookbook, Vegan Under Pressure last week when I prompted what everyone's favorite thing about their pressure cooker is!  I've been reading them over several times, and a...
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