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Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

| December 8, 2014 | 24 Comments

Filled with creamy avocado, sweet bits of clementines and meaty pistachio kernels, this quick and easy recipe for Brussels Sprouts Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette is a light and tangy addition to any meal. This recipe was created for my client Pompeian but all opinions are my own. We are swiftly approaching the official start to winter […]

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Snack Time: Ambrosia Apples

Snack Time: Ambrosia Apples

| December 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

‘Tis the season of cookies, treats and candies, but don’t forget to dig into good-for-you snacks too like apples. This post is sponsored by Ambrosia™ apples, but all opinions are my own. In our kitchen, there’s always fruit to snack on. Between bowls on the tables and more in the fridge, I love seeing the kids […]

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Quick and Easy Veggie Black Bean Burrito Bowls

Quick and Easy Veggie Black Bean Burrito Bowls

| October 7, 2014 | 15 Comments

Quick and easy veggie burrito bowls are a delicious way to get dinner on the table fast. This recipe was created for my client, Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. This school year has brought so many changes to our household. Beyond new schools and an out-of-the-house job for me, the curriculum here […]

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

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

| October 1, 2014 | 22 Comments

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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30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

30 Slow Cooker Recipes for Soup, Stew and Chili

| September 4, 2014 | 6 Comments

With school in session, easy dinners are the name of the game — and it doesn’t get any easier than slow cooker recipes for soup, stew and chili. When I was apartment hunting in Maine back in June, there were a few things I was looking for. First, I wanted a two-story rental where the landlord […]

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4 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: Back to School 2014 Edition

4 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: Back to School 2014 Edition

| August 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

The “Things I Can’t Get Enough Of feature is a fun project I started awhile back to share some of the many things I try. I highlight only the products and foods that I truly love. Here’s what I can’t get enough of this month … Enjoy! KIND Bars and Granola What’s for breakfast? That’s a […]

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Dinner in a Flash: 7 Recipes for 15-Minute Dinners

Dinner in a Flash: 7 Recipes for 15-Minute Dinners

| August 18, 2014 | 23 Comments

Short on time? These seven recipes for 15-minute dinners will have food on the table fast — and with big flavor too. School, work, soccer, swim, farmers markets, deadlines, homework, rinse and repeat. In a few short weeks, my kids will be back in school — and you know what that means: our busy schedule […]

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7 Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipes for Busy Back to School Nights

7 Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Breast Recipes for Busy Back to School Nights

| August 4, 2014 | 4 Comments

Busy back to school nights call for easy dinners … and these slow cooker chicken breast recipes totally fit the bill. In less than a month, my kids are headed back to school. If you are a mom, yours probably are too (heck, some of my friends have kids heading back this week!). And you […]

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Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo

Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo

| March 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Easy Butternut Squash Alfredo is a creamy, cheesy pasta dish perfect for a quick and easy dinner. This recipe was created for my client Green Giant, but all opinions are my own. When I served this pasta for dinner earlier this week, I did something I pretty much never do: I didn’t tell Paige exactly […]

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Family Dinners Make Our Nights

Family Dinners Make Our Nights

| March 6, 2014

Family dinners are part and parcel of my family’s life. Why are they so special? Find out in this post sponsored by Ragú. It’s evening. The kids have set the table, and are carrying plates to the dining room. The glasses are full, and it’s time to sit down. This could be any night in […]

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