Kale Chips, and a new project

Recently I’ve discovered some really yummy kale chips at Whole Foods market, from Rhythm Foods.  These are so amazingly tasty and chock full of nutrients, I just can’t get enough!  The big downside:  the price.  $5.99 per bag…which officially contains 2 servings, but to be honest I can easily polish the whole thing off myself….

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‘Twas the night before Valentine’s Day…

…when all through the house not a creature was stirring except my husband’s spouse… Okay, so I’m not the best poet.  But it is 12:24 am…so cut me some slack! You see, I’ve been baking up a storm all evening for Valentine’s day.  That day that everyone complains about, but somehow becomes really, really fun…

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Red Lentil Soup and Bay Biscuits

Let me just say that this photo doesn’t do our dinner justice.  The family was hungry and ready to eat, and I just didn’t have time to get out the light box and take a decent photo.  But this food was GOOD.  The red lentil soup is from a recipe that I clipped from Vegetarian…

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Confetti Vegetable Chili, and cooking with kids

Every now and then my seven year old brings a recipe home from school, something they learned to make during class that day.   I love that he and his classmates get a chance to cook during school, and the recipes are printed with very kid-friendly instructions, and notes about which nutrients each ingredient provides!…

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Feeling Your Oats

Does everyone use the expression “feeling your oats” or was it just my family growing up?  Nutritionally, it makes a lot of sense.  Oats are full of complex carbohydrates which give the body a slow release of energy for hours.   They are one of my favorite breakfast foods, especially when it is cold outside….

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