Category Archives: Healthy

Shamrock Smoothie

A friend of mine highly recommended the book, “Let’s Eat Right to Keep Fit” by Adelle Davis. I’ve been reading it and appreciating her common sense approach to health. She’s a great advocate for supplementing with vitamins and minerals, and … Continue reading

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Homemade Blender Salsa

When we were first married, our landlord gave us 1/2 of one of their garden rows. We planted cherry tomatoes and zucchini and felt very earthy about the whole thing. As the cherry tomatoes ripened, we tried to find places … Continue reading

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Green Banana Smoothie

I turned 30 over the weekend, and that meant I ate A LOT of food that my body didn’t appreciate. Tuesday I gave my body a break. I drank some lemon water in the morning and skipped breakfast. When lunchtime … Continue reading

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Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

This morning, I woke up to soft rain and cloudy skies. I immediately decided to let the kids sleep in and miss the bus to spend more time snuggled up in their blankets. While they slumbered, I mixed up a … Continue reading

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Southwestern Tostadas

Last night I had two problems: #1) I needed to make dinner and #2) I had no refried beans. It’s SERIOUSLY a problem, okay? If you’re not from Arizona, you wouldn’t understand… I had cheese, tostada shells and no refried … Continue reading

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Pesto Shrimp Rice

When my husband and I were first married, we had a pasta dish we made on special occasions: month anniversaries (ah, The First Year…), Stay-in Date Nights, Valentine’s Day, Birthdays, Tuesdays. It was simple and delicious.  And it always tasted … Continue reading

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Popped Amaranth/Power Cereal

A few months ago, I was riding in a car with two of my very favorite people when they both started gushing about amaranth. Amar-what? It’s a grain, my friend explained -she heard about it from Chef Brad. Chef Brad? … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Salmon

This dish will make you out to be a better chef than you actually are. Okay, so maybe you’re a much better chef than I am… but speaking for myself, I kicked this dish out and was floored by my … Continue reading

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Avocado Breakfast Bowl

Being married means cooking things you hate for people you love at least once a year: on Valentine’s Day. That said: I HATE avocados. And that means yesterday, Valentine’s Day, we had them for breakfast. As my gift to my … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Tea

My husband left work work at 9 am on Friday. He kissed me and said, “goodbye.” It was all too familiar -his voice, his whiskers on my cheek… My husband called from work at 5 pm on Friday, and I … Continue reading

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