Category Archives: Food

The good, the bad, and the downright crazy

Potato (or Broccoli) Cheese Soup

My recipe for Potato Soup can also be used to make Broccoli Soup. It comes from my Mom and is the BEST recipe I’ve ever had, and I will never, never, ever, ever switch to another. 

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Pizza Topped Sweet Potatoes

I love Thursday suppers. Thursday’s are for “meatless” suppers. If I have leftover meat, it may get thrown into or onto our food, but I don’t cook meat for the meal. Tonight, I had a thought, and a quick Google … Continue reading

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Zucchini Lasagna (No Pasta!)

Whether you are looking for a way to add more vegetables to your lasagna or you are trying to avoid wheat or gluten,  Zucchini Lasagna is a delicious solution.

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Pancakes and Symmetry

Ah, the mornings when all four children sleep until 8. This does not happen often; their day usually starts at 7. Since the house was quiet, I decided to make pancakes while enjoying my tea (Mother’s Milk herbal with honey, … Continue reading

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Playing in the Dirt

I started the morning by adding three nuisance birds to our bag in preparation for Nuisance Stew.  Since we have a lot of Starlings and similar invasive/nuisance birds around I had the idea of eating them.  A quick Google search … Continue reading

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But I don’t want to go Gluten Free! (Blueberry Cake made with Oat Flour)

This past week has been entirely too fun-filled for my taste. First, we realized that Bella seemed to have the run-to-the-bathroom-every-five-minutes kind of upset stomach. My first thought was the way she eats: mostly fruits and vegetables and whole-grain breads. … Continue reading

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Chicken and Veggie Triangles

You know those days where nothing sounds good? I wanted chicken, broccoli, and cauliflower, but not pasta. I wanted something bread-like with it, but bread didn’t sound good. While scouring the refrigerator for something, anything, to have with my vegetables and chicken, … Continue reading

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Monkey Cake

For Declan’s first birthday, I made a monkey cake. It was very simple and turned out adorable! The cake was banana, of course, made with no sugar, only honey. The icing was cream cheese and chocolate cream cheese. I found … Continue reading

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Homemade BBQ Sauce

A year ago, I found the absolute perfect barbecue sauce recipe on the back of a molasses jar. Of course, I had to “fix” it a bit for our family. We eat a lot of barbecue sauce; it is Danny and Bella’s first choice … Continue reading

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Less Wasteful: Celery

I used to cringe when I cut celery. I hated seeing the leaves and bottom of the stalk go to the compost. It seemed so wasteful. A quick solution? I put all unwanted celery pieces in a bag or jar … Continue reading

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