Campfire Granola

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What’s for breakfast? Lately I have been digging into fruit and yogurt parfaits with homemade granola. But my homemade granola isn’t your usual sort. Old fashioned oats. Walnuts. Graham crackers. Raisins. Egg white. Honey. These are the ingredients that come together to make a sweet, crisp granola that’s perfect for topping your favorite yogurt, ice…

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Roasted Vegetable Bowl with Pickled Carrots and Freekeh

Roasted Vegetable Bowl with Freekeh

Love veggie bowls? Forget the rice and instead dig into this Warm Vegetable Bowl with Pickled Carrots and Freekeh. When I accepted my job last spring, I knew that our office would be moving soon. Last month, it finally happened. Now situated in the heart of downtown in our fair city, we’re in the center…

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25 Easy Chicken Drumstick Recipes for Dinner Tonight

25 Easy Chicken Drumstick Recipes for Dinner Tonight

Make dinner tonight easy and wallet-friendly with these 25 easy chicken drumstick recipes. Your family will love ‘em! Once upon a time, I hated routines. The monotony of doing the same thing the same way was maddening to me. But the busier we get, the more I appreciate the things that make life easier. So we’re…

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Meal Planning: 18 Beef Recipes, and Some Interesting Tidbits about Beef

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Looking for some beefy inspiration for dinner tonight? These 18 beef recipes and some tips will help make dinnertime easy. This post was sponsored by The Beef Checkoff Program via The Motherhood, but all opinions are my own. A perfectly grilled steak. Some roasted asparagus. Maybe a baked potato dressed with cheddar and bacon. There’s…

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Working Mom’s Notebook: 15 Recipes with Five Ingredients or Less

15 Dinner with Five Ingredients or Less

Does your life feel like a marathon some days? Mine does. But armed with quick and easy recipes with five ingredients or less, dinner doesn’t have to add to the stress. Let’s face it: Days can be so unpredictable. Yesterday, I had the best intentions of coming home and whipping up a lasagna. The ingredients…

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Simplest Summer Vegetable Miso Noodle Soup

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Our local farmers market opened for the season yesterday (finally!). It used to be an all-organic market that was held just down the street from me. Just minutes away, it was tucked away in the parking lot of a local church. Then it moved a little downtown then a little across town. Throw in a…

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Cucumber, Carrot and Edamame Salad

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There is so much good all around us, if we only take the time to see it. Goodness is bright and beautiful. It fills us up and reminds us that we aren’t alone. That’s such an important thing. Good was in the Christmas cards that arrived, sharing the kindest of well wishes in the aftermath…

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