Marzia’s Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

October 10, 2016

Jack-o’-lanterns aren’t just for carving. They’re for eating too! I don’t know about you, but I love pumpkin season. It’s that time of year where it’s pumpkin everything—pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin pie with whipped cream, and pumpkin...

Carrot Mango Madness

August 1, 2016

As you might’ve noticed over the past year, I’ve been keeping things simple in the kitchen. There are many reasons for this. The first reason is time. I don’t have the luxury of dilly-dallying like I used to. Now when I’m in the...

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The Monday Menu Revisited: Water-Limoncello

May 30, 2016

Earlier this month we heard from a few of our Mommy Makeover participants and Comeback Circle members on some of their favorite recipes throughout the contest. This week, I thought it’d be fun to share one of my favorite recipes...

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Parsnapple Crush

March 14, 2016

As I’ve mentioned in previous baby food posts, now that Darlington’s a regular solids eater, we started incorporating fruits and vegetables into our weekly menu, including juices. The fun thing about this new method is that it’s...

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Power Beet Plus

February 29, 2016

You can judge a juice by the palette of color its ingredients make. I know this sounds silly, but think about it. Carrots look sweet. Grapefruits look citrusy. Beets look earthy. And limes are a tropical little finisher.  If I had to...

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Grapeberry Mint Juice

February 15, 2016

Since Darlington started eating solids in December, I’ve added making baby food to my cooking repertoire. If Dan and I get to eat homemade food every day, then so should our precious baby! But it’s not easy adding one more thing to the...

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Singapore Curried Shrimp

January 18, 2016

The first time I ever had curry—really had curry—I lived in Singapore. At night, I’d walk the streets, and the aroma of mingling spices filled the air. Food carts lined the way, and foods from all over the world were on display. I...

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Pumpkin Crush

November 9, 2015

It’s only natural to add unnecessary junk—salt, butter, sugar, and a variety of sauces—to already perfect foods. I’m guessing we’re all guilty of it at one time or another. It might be an American thing to do, but whatever it is, I’m...

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