Tag Archives: dinner

Five Quick Steps for Fabulous Everyday Salads

I spent the weekend reading about grains. (I know, right?) I was the last one in my family to come down with the stupid cold, when a book arrived at my door- “Amazing Grains” cookbook by author Ghillie James.  So … Continue reading

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Humble Risotto

Warmth in a bowl. A little parmesan cheese, a lot of homemade chicken stock, and the scent of onions and celery softening away in butter & olive oil.  I’m home. Jamie Oliver just came out with his latest cookbook, Jamie’s … Continue reading

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APPsolutely Foodtastic

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver  NAILS IT  with his Jamie Oliver Recipes App because he not only teaches you a real food recipe with a great outcome, but he teaches you techniques which in turn teaches you… HOW TO  COOK IN … Continue reading

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“Kid’s Veggie Risotto”

After watching the documentary, “Forks Over Knives,” i thought i’d go heavy on the veggies tonight for the kids.  * 14 ozs. frozen veggies (i used antioxidant Green Giant Veggies, minced (broccoli, carrots, red pepper, yellow pepper) 1  qt. organic … Continue reading

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French Kids Eat Everything- EXCEPT SNACKS!

Bonjour mon ami! I’ve wanted this book for a long time.  I ordered it from the bookstore and treated myself to its purchase for my birthday. Here are the basic French Food Rules… #1  You (the parent/guardian) are in charge … Continue reading

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Kid’s restaurant menus

I know it’s cheaper, BUT… your child does not HAVE to order off the children’s menu at restaurants. It’s the same old thing: mac n cheese cheeseburger pizza chicken nuggets buttered noodles How about a chicken caesar salad?  Or tacos? … Continue reading

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Paying it forward.

When i moved, and when i had a baby, people i didn’t know brought me food.  And i never forgot it. So, this family moved in about four houses away at the start of the school year…AND they have a … Continue reading

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Turkey Spinach Lasagna Recipe

Turkey Spinach Lasagna Sugar Reporter note:  “I’ve cooked a lot of lasagna.  Some sinful with bechamel sauces, some dry, some greasy from ground beef.  This is perfect.  It’s completely satisfying.  The turkey gives it staying power, and the combination of the spinach … Continue reading

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