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Pumpkin M&M Cookie Pie

Pumpkin M&M Cookie Pie

| September 4, 2013 | 3 Comments

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client. When Paige came downstairs this morning, she hopped a little on her feet. “Why is the floor so cold?” she quipped. Then she sat on […]

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Miso Salmon (The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook)

Miso Salmon (The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook)

| September 3, 2013 | 8 Comments

This post is sponsored by the ADA in conjunction with Kitchen PLAY. The sign of a good cookbook — in my opinion — is the number of recipes in that that inspire you to cook. The case of The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook, this photo says it all — I marked recipe after recipe to […]

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Grilled Steak Bruschetta Tortellini (Quick Family Meals)

Grilled Steak Bruschetta Tortellini (Quick Family Meals)

| August 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop and creation of a quick and easy recipe for Grilled Steak Bruschetta Tortellini has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Life as a family feels like a delicately arranged jigsaw puzzle. Scheduling […]

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Family Dinners Really Do Matter, a Guest Post by Aviva Goldfarb

Family Dinners Really Do Matter, a Guest Post by Aviva Goldfarb

| August 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Please welcome the lovely Aviva Goldfarb to Sarah’s Cucina Bella today. She’s the fabulous mind behind the meal planning service The Six O’Clock Scramble, and author of several cookbooks. I first spoke with Aviva several years ago while writing an article about services like hers. She was so insightful, kind and interesting that I felt […]

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How to Make Oatmeal with a Keurig

How to Make Oatmeal with a Keurig

| August 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Note: Keurig provided me with a Keurig brewer for review purposes, but this isn’t a review. I’ve been making my oatmeal with a Keurig for years and thought it would be a fun thing to share. It’s also NOT a sponsored post and all opinions, ideas and insights are my own. What I love about […]

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New on Momtastic: BLT Sliders

New on Momtastic: BLT Sliders

| August 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

Love burgers? And BLTs? Then you will adore these fabulous juicy sliders with plenty of crisp bacon, juicy tomatoes and lettuce. They are heaven on a bun. I’d love it if you would pop over to Momtastic, who I also write for, to check out the recipe for BLT Sliders.

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Fast, Faster, Fastest Ideas for Busy Night Dinners

Fast, Faster, Fastest Ideas for Busy Night Dinners

| August 27, 2013 | 4 Comments

Do you ever have the “Dinner time – uh oh” moment in your house? It happens to me more than I like to admit. Particularly on days when I have a lot going on. I love to cook, but I am not always so organized about the planning aspect. However, I’ve learned that even if […]

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Caprese Sliders

Caprese Sliders

| August 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Looking for a quick and easy recipe with a fresh seasonal twist? If you love tomatoes, these Caprese Sliders are for you. With all I’ve been writing about back to school season, you’d think that I was among the parents who weaned their children off later bedtimes and sleeping-in weeks in advance so that they […]

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Creating a Kid-Friendly Breakfast Nook

Creating a Kid-Friendly Breakfast Nook

| August 23, 2013 | 4 Comments

Our breakfast nook is finally ready for school. That’s a good thing. I shocked a lot of people when I announced at the beginning of summer that my kids would have to make their own breakfasts when they head back to school — the kids included. I mean, can a 5 1/2-year-old and 8-year-old really […]

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Black Beans and Beet Greens Burritos

Black Beans and Beet Greens Burritos

| August 22, 2013 | 6 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Black Beans and Beet Greens Burritos was created for Old El Paso and I was compensated for creating it. All opinions are my own. Two kids. Two schools. Two schedules. Two soccer teams. Two scouting troops. Two homework folders. Two packed lunches. Two of everything. Back to school is […]

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