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Noodles in a miso broth

The days before we’re going on vacation just seems so stressful. We have a hundred things we have to do to get ready and on top of that Noah still being under the weather had to see our pediatrician. I was worried about his stuffy nose and then today he …

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Herbed mashed

I think most people know how to make mashed potatoes, it’s pretty simple. What I do think is interesting is that most people do “their” mashed potatoes different. I like to make mine with absolutely no lumps and with herbs. So here is my favorite mashed potato recipe. 6 russet …

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Green Cleaning–Clearing the Air of Toxic Household Cleaners

By Kim Robson Do your household cleaners require opening windows and wearing gloves to avoid exposure to dangerous chemicals? If so, common sense should tell you that’s not good for anyone in your home. In fact, these toxins have an even greater effect on our children and pets. As you …

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Pasta casserole

All yesterday afternoon Bella was with a friend and his family at Sea World so it was just us three. When Noah took a nap me and James were amazed how quit the house was and remembered that a year ago, before Noah was born, this was our life. We …

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Making the holidays NOT about candy

By Mary Harper Still finding candy wrappers in your child’s bed and dreading the next dental visit? Here are some “lessons learned” from some real-life moms that will make next year’s Halloween fun and (mostly) sugar free. Healthy Halloween It’s was that time again… pumpkin patches, changing leaves, brisk walks …

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Quinoa Pilaf with yams

Today I braved the masses and went to the mall. I had no choice and off course it ended up being super crowded because Santa was there and so was a million kids, all dressed up and ready or not to have their picture taken with him. I was pretty …

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Why eat organic

By Rima Mehta When we think about consuming the freshest and healthiest food possible, it is important to consider two questions. One – what makes organic food natural? And the other – what impact do your shopping choices have on the environment? In the rush to produce more and more crops …

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Holiday veggie burger

I have lots of cranberry baguette and cranberry sauce left from Thanksgiving so in my effort to create dishes from food in my fridge and freezer I made a veggie burger sandwich with holiday feeling to it. It really did work and I think I just come up with one …

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Worm factory–the factory with a green purpose

By Andrea Patin I wanted to start composting, but our yard is pretty small.  We don’t have space for a big bin or an open plot of earth to create a pile, so I ordered a The Worm Factory 360.  It proves to be the perfect size for our fruit …

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Mexican influenced stew

Today I have two sets of stuffed noses and miserable kids, oh joy:( I guess I should be happy they are sick at the same time and a week before we’re going to Sweden. So now we’re pushing vitamin C rich food and lots of fluids which seems to be …

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