zucchini 8 ways

I have for you 8 zucchini recipes… yes 8…   this time of year is all about zucchini cakes, muffins, loaves and cookies…  oh there are healthier ways to eat zucchini…  chop it up and grill it or fry it… spiralize it (although these zucchini tend to get a bit large)…  but with harvest in […]

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black bean protein brownies

“Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.  That way, when you criticize them, you are a mile away and you have their shoes.”   – Jack Handey I like to start each day with an intention or inspirational quote…  this one will have to do for today… so last year […]

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chocolate chips to the rescue

I hate green tea…  it makes me sick to my stomach (which maybe could be used as a weight loss tool I suppose)…  but I know it is great for you… so when a friend introduced me to the world of ‘matcha’ the other day, I quickly scooped up a bin at Costco and decided […]

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check you for ticks 

I felt something crawling down the side of my forehead… I lifted my hand up and grabbed it…  took one look and placed it in the sink and crushed it with the backside of a spoon that was in there… I had a silent scream inside me but was in the middle of making a […]

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chickpea protein bites

two things get me out of bed in the morning…  well, other than the need to pee, my phone alarm beeping, the farmer getting a little too ‘handsy’, the need for 4 glasses of water, children to feed and pack lunches for and two dogs to kick out of the porch… but there are two […]

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special snowflake syndrome 

one of the best sermons I’ve heard… and this has nothing to do with the fact that I only get to listen to about ten a year…  was last Sunday… I even took notes…  although I was wondering if fellow church goers were thinking ‘oh… she’s finally here and she’s texting the whole time’… kinda […]

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a tale of two cookies

it was the best of times, it was the worst of times… and it’s all in the eye of the beholder…  in my attempts to produce healthy options for my kids lunches I have completely altered what they will grow up knowing as a ‘cookie’… case in point… Miss Sienna was making cookies with me […]

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