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Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Noodles

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central for the National Pasta Association. I received pasta samples and a stipend to facilitate the creation of pasta recipes as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Did you know October is National Pasta Month?  What could be better than […]

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Lunchbox Inspiration: Watermelon, Strawberry, and Mint Fruit Salsa

Today is the last post in this series, although it is probably not the last post you’ll see about lunchboxes!  I hope you have enjoyed this series and you’ve gotten a few good ideas and some inspiration for how you can make lunchbox meals simple and/or fun while still being packed with healthy foods. This […]

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Whole Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits

Tomorrow is National Buttermilk Biscuit Day! You know I’m a southern girl, so this is like music to my ears!  I’m happy to use any excuse for a good ol’ buttered biscuit. But wait, don’t flip your lid just yet… I know what you’re thinking.  Buttermilk biscuits are TERRIBLE for your health.  And you have […]

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Looking Back and Forging a Plan for 2012

I made the decision to feed my family differently about two years ago.  Coincidentally, that coincides with the fact that my son was around 9 months of age and had just begun to eat table food.  Coincidence?  Ok, not really.  In fact, my son, Judah, was the reason I began to look a little harder […]

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Pack a Special (and Healthy) Back to School Lunch

Its time for school to start back!  Here where I am school doesn’t start for a few more weeks (after labor day) but schools all around me are already in full swing.   And one thing is for sure, school supplies, backpacks and lunch boxes are on everyone’s brains that have school-aged children.  But, while you’re […]

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My Whole Food Journey 7.6.11 – Finding Good Fish

In an effort to continue to  search out and feed my family the best foods to fuel their bodies I’ve been trying to include more fish.  But that got me to thinking about which fish I should buy.  Many questions came to mind including which kinds of fish should I include?  How are those fish […]

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Beef Decoded: Organic, Grass-fed, Grain-finished?

As promised, I am back on schedule with my $65 a week budget. So far, this is how I’ve been sticking to my budget and not running all over town blowing my savings in gas: Every other week I shop at Earth Fare on Wednesday afternoons after work (Each week I work at the school […]

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