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Carob dipped strawberries a la Bella

Bella made this dessert all by her self and was so proud of them. She saw chocolate dipped strawberries at Whole Foods the other day and I told her she could make her own at home for family cuddle time on Friday. I used carob instead of chocolate and she …

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Coconut green beans

This is one of those perfect recipes to get kids to eat green vegetables such as green beans. I’m one of those lucky moms who kid’s favorite vegetables actually are broccoli and greens beans. However, she absolutely loved green beans cooked this way and I’m thinking I can substitute the …

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Hearty Irish lager stew

Wow times flies when you’re having fun and when you are a mommy of two and I just realized I have not posted anything for a few days. This week is stay at home from school because of teacher conference and it could not have been more perfect because Bella …

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Seitan casserole with curry and mango

A creamy casserole with taste of mango and curry, could it be better? These are some of my favorite flavor combination sweet and spicy. Kids will love the sweetness and cream and you can add more curry after you remove their portion for an extra kick. 1 cup cream 1/2 …

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Tomato soup

It’s no secret me and James are fans of the TV show Top Chef. The only problem is that we always get super hungry watching it at 10 pm and it’s a little late to be cooking and eating. However, it does give me inspiration to cook for the week. …

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Princess dessert–also known as chocolate bark

Me and Bella spend this friday at home with a cold so pizza and chocolate bark making seem like a fun way to spend the day. I mixed in different textures in the bark such as something chewy like goji berries, roasted cashews for crunch and puffed millet for fluff. …

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Wilted greens

With our Valentine’s dinner I served a side of these great wilted greens. It’s a great way to eat your greens which are rich in cancer preventing properties and anti-inflammatory benefits as well as antioxidants, vitamin C and E. 1 tbs olive oil 1 large garlic clove, grated 2 cups …

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Chocolate fondue

Here is the recipe for our Valentine dessert. It’s one of those super easy dessert but is so much fun specially for kids because they get to dip different things into the warm chocolate. Suggested things to dip: marshmallows cookies strawberries banana slices apple slices pound cake 1 cup cream …

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Vegetable pot pie

Pot pie seemed like a perfect dinner last night since it was cold out side and we’re expecting a storm again. Pot pies are wonderful cold weather food with it warm crust and warm and creamy filling. I made it simple with just vegetables and it still was very satisfying …

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Valentine’s dinner

Happy valentine’s everyone! For us with small children at home my gift to all those on a romantic dates is that I keep my children away from restaurants tonight to let them have a nice and QUIT dinner 🙂 Me and Bella had a girls day out which included ice …

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