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Over the years and by trial and error (read: caving into their cravings), I’ve learned kids will relentlessly request more food until they are full or their mind has moved on to the next activity (or is that just my kids?).  Most moms know the “I’m hungry” groans tend to run on repeat until mom […]

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As a foodie, one of my favorite things about the summer months is preparing meals with the freshest fare found at my local farmer’s market or grown from my daughter’s garden. In my opinion, there is no better way to savor the flavors of the season than by eating food that makes me feel as […]

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Hands down, basil is my favorite herb. I love the versatility of basil – it instantly freshens up any salad, soup, or pasta, it can elevate a homemade sauce, it pairs well with cheese or fruit, and can add depth and revitalization to a summery beverage. This summer my family’s garden yielded a bounty of […]

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A seasonal pastime for many Midwesterners is visiting a local U-Pick farm to acquire a bounty of the latest “in season” produce. One of my family’s faves to gather are blueberries.  Fat, juicy and ripe for the picking, these tiny and tasty berries make the perfect ingredient in any sweet bread or baked dessert, like […]

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Growing up, my family ate corned beef, cabbage, and homemade french fries every St. Paddy’s Day to honor my mother’s Irish heritage. I’ll be honest – it wasn’t my favorite meal as a kid and I was grateful I only had to eat it once a year. It wasn’t until I was pregnant with my […]

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A few years ago, my husband wanted to lose some weight and chose to do so by trying the fad-diet of that time – the Ketogenic diet (aka Keto).*  I wanted to support my husband’s health and weight management in the best way I knew how so I experimented with concocting numerous low carb recipes. […]

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