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roasted tomato with raisin and feta

It was many years ago that I used to entertain regularly (and I mean almost every weekend), so no matter how big or how small the occasion was, whether it was breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner – I found myself making a few standard things in preperation. Roasting tomatoes was

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cherry pie recipe
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There is something very charming about a Cherry Pie, the mere mention of one has me conjuering up images of a pie cooling on a windowsill in some idyllic country setting with a couple of swallows or bluebirds flying around outside. Here in the US, the Cherry Pie is a

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peach proscuitto mozzarella salad

This is a salad I have lived on every summer since I discovered it. The flavours are simple, fresh and beautiful, and with its milky orbs of buffalo mozzarella and segments of drippy golden peaches, it is quite possibly the sexiest Summer salad I have ever eaten. It comes from

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dininghealth and nutrition

I’ve been on an on and off liquid diet (smoothies and soups mostly) for a few months now.  The liquid diet hasn’t been a means of losing weight by any stretch.  It has been an attempt at being healthier and getting a wide variety of vegetables and fruits crammed into

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charitygiveawayhealth and nutritionkitchen

Our first effort at creating lemonade stand to support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation was a hit!  We made $28 in a few hours of selling one dollar cups of delicious freshly squeezed lemon goodness.  All proceeds were donated to Alex’s foundation. Our next event will be on Sunday June 12th,

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overnight oats
health and nutritionrecipes

Firsts… I don’t know about you, but for me, I find a lot of firsts are pretty hard to deal with. First day on the job, for instance. So awkward! All those new faces to remember, and names to associate with those faces… New environment, new computer, new desk, new

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dininghealth and nutritionhealthy snackrecipes

I’m a smoothie kind of girl.  Lately, I’ve been on a diet heavily based on liquids.  My goal is not to lose weight, it’s to eat more fruits and vegetables each day than I would normally.  When you blend the natural gems together, it’s so easy to really get a

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DIYfeedingholidaySt. Patrick's Day

…find a pot of gold!  For St. Patrick’s Day this year, we’re making little rainbow pudding cups to enjoy the day in a faux-sugary way.  I found this awesome recipe Via: Craft: and was smitten.  My daughter isn’t too keen on the tiny trickster leprechaun, and I can’t really blame

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craftseco-friendlyeducationalentertaininghealthy snackkitchenrecipes

I’m always looking for ways to make eating fun for my daughter. Sometimes I have to hide veggies into food, but I’m more in love with the idea of making food fun, visible and tasty. Bean Appetit: Hip and Healthy Ways to Have Fun With Food, by Shannon Payette Seip,

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