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Butternut Squash Soup Recipe and Figuring Out Picky Eaters

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe and Figuring Out Picky Eaters

If you’re looking for autumn in a bowl, this butternut squash soup recipe is just for you. We’ve brought it up from the archives, with a few updates, and I just have to share that my husband now happily eats squash and even lets me buy […]

Healthy Coconut Ginger Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Healthy Coconut Ginger Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

This sweet potato casserole recipe was originally posted in 2012. I’ve updated it slightly and brought it up from the archives to share with you, because it’s one of our favorite Thanksgiving side dish recipes. I used to think I hated sweet potatoes.  I’d try […]

Carrot Tomato Soup Recipe with Canned or Fresh Tomatoes

Carrot Tomato Soup Recipe with Canned or Fresh Tomatoes

This carrot tomato soup recipe is an update from the archives. Originally posted in July of 2012, it’s still a family favorite that I just made with some fresh picked tomatoes and carrots from our garden. This beautiful carrot tomato soup is slightly sweet and […]

Lime Cucumber Mint Water Recipe

Lime Cucumber Mint Water Recipe

I don’t like water. There I said it. I know that hydration is important, and even more important when you’re pregnant, but I just don’t like to drink water!  I find it boring and flavorless and a chore to drink unless I’m actually extremely thirsty, […]

Healthy Fruit Salad Recipe

Healthy Fruit Salad Recipe

I spent last week in Atlanta talking with like minded people about the scary statistics related to childhood obesity and diabetes.  One of the pet peeves that came up from several parents who are trying to get their own kids to eat healthy is the […]

Chicken Salad in Creamy Avocado Dressing Recipe

Chicken Salad in Creamy Avocado Dressing Recipe

August is HOT! I’ve always loved the heat and anxiously awaited the two months of summer that we get in Washington, but everything is different when I’m pregnant.  I now get dizzy if the temperature is over 85 degrees, and have taken to wearing ice […]

Beef Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Beef Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

One of the summer harvests I get most excited for is bell peppers.  It’s difficult to choose a favorite vegetable, but I think bell peppers would be on the top of the list.  They come in four beautiful colors, can range from sweet to slightly […]

Fresh Mango Salsa Recipe

Fresh Mango Salsa Recipe

My pregnancy cravings have been shifting from Asia to south of the border.  I still love to eat potstickers and spring rolls, but now I find myself also wanting guacamole, fresh salsa and tacos.  We even made grilled quesadillas on our annual Mt. Rainier camping […]