Everything Autumn Soup

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Soup is for me what mac 'n cheese is for my kids - ultimate comfort. If my husband would allow I'd fix soup every evening during the fall and winter months. It just feels like the perfectly cozy meal I need to cap off the cool days. If you're a soup lover like me, you're always trying new recipes. A hint of that and an extra dash of that can turn a plain soup into something … [Read more...]

Toddler Muffin Recipes

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I love to make healthy versions of mini muffins for my 2-year-old twins. The muffins are delicious, but also nutritious: They are packed with fruits, veggies, and other healthy ingredients like peanut butter. So, my boys think they are getting a treat (and they are), but they're also getting their nutrition. It's a win-win! I like to make a batch of mini muffins at the … [Read more...]

The Slow Cooker is my Nemesis — Curried Squash and Chickpea Stew

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I know we’re just getting to know each other, but I have a confession to make.  The slow cooker scares me.  There, I said it!  I think I’m a pretty good cook but for some reason I cannot manage to figure out cooking in my slow cooker.  Every time I make meat it comes out dry. It just seems so easy and practical and perfect for a parent who has 8,072 things to do in any given … [Read more...]