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Recipe: Japanese Sweet Potatoes and Brussel Sprouts

I’m always looking for low-carb and gluten-free alternatives to replace high-carb meals and snacks. While I love rice or pasta, I often feel bloated afterwards and am hungry within an hour. Hence, tasty substitutes are welcomed. Here is an easy … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Social & Gummy Bears

To me, this was the perfect day and set up for a back-to-school ice-cream social. Our kids are spoiled having these awesome moms who put together such a fun and delicious event. I wanted to thank them but not with … Continue reading

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Almond Chai Breakfast Clusters

Our kids started school yesterday, and I am still trying to figure some healthy snack alternatives. Since they both like granola, I’ve been looking for an easy no-bake recipe. I found this one in the Paleo Magazine. Try the recipe … Continue reading

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Simple Shrimp Salad

Ingredients 1 lb. wild shrimp, peeled and deveined 1-2 tsps. paprika 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2-3 C. arugula Mango salsa (store bought) 2 flour tortillas (optional) When I’m in … Continue reading

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Halloween Theme Parent Party

This weekend, we kicked off the fall season with a 4th grade parent party. My husband and I co-hosted with good friends, Dyer and Rob. Held at our friend’s lovely home, Dyer curated all the Halloween decor which set the tone for a festive … Continue reading

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S’mores Ice Cream Cake

This is what we had for Audrey’s 9th birthday, Emily Luchetti’s S’mores Ice Cream Cake. Since this was a cake for kids, I skipped the coffee beans and cappuccino ice cream found in the recipe. However, with Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Cream, … Continue reading

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Mark Bittman’s Guide to Winter Fruits and Vegetables

I’m in need of a little winter food inspiration. While my family still loves taco Tuesday (whew), roast chicken Sunday, and the wild-card bolognese,  I don’t feel very creative with flavors. Mr. Bittman’s newsletter came at the perfect time. While … Continue reading

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