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A “Forgetful” Apple and Walnut Cake

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As you know our recent apple picking adventure led to an awful lot of apples in our house, so I dusted off my apron and made a lovely apple cake. As I am not much of a baker, I didn’t … Continue reading

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A Strawberry Adventure Turns into Strawberry, Chocolate and Banana Pie

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At the suggestion of some friends, the twins and I went strawberry picking at Trax farm. We arrived just before their closing time so had just a short time to fill our baskets. This was not a problem for us … Continue reading

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Lime Cuban Chicken and Avocado Salad, Low Fat!

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  Try this refreshing Spring salad. You can make the Cuban chicken in a large batch and have it on salads or sandwiches, and it’s yummy served warm or hot! For the salad I used some lettuce, carrot sticks, avocado, cucumber and tomato. … Continue reading

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You May Call These Stacked Enchiladas a Mexican Lasagna, If You Prefer…

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  This weekend I had a Cinco da Mayo party where I needed to serve a bunch of people (20 adults and 20 kids) a delicious, yet easy meal. So I turned to a friend and foodie, Marne, for some help. … Continue reading

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Pulled Cuban Pork Sandwiches Your Kids will Love!

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I have been blessed with amazing eaters. The twins will eat (almost) anything I put in front of them! This pork recipe is a favorite with adults and kids. I discovered it when I had some pork, and I wanted to … Continue reading

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Irish Beer and Beef Pie

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Try this recipe! I was afraid of all the ingredients and steps but once you get going its a breeze! I came across this recipe on a travel blog. Karen recently fed this to her family and it was a … Continue reading

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Green Cow “Paddys” on St. Paddy’s Day

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  This day was bound to be fun when I asked Cameron what he wanted to wear today and he pointed to a cow costume. This is an unusual request, as they have never worn this hand me down yet. It … Continue reading

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Breakfast of Champions Hosted by The Two Year Old Chef

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  Ever heard an extremely talented person being interviewed for their talent, and they say,  “Oh I started (skiing, piano, singing….fill in the blank) when I was two or three years old” Well Mason can officially track his experimental chef … Continue reading

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Banana and Chocolate Low Fat Pudding (3 Pts on WW)

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 Banana and Chocolate Low Fat Pudding My son Cameron called this “Dirt” (he meant dessert!) Luckily because he is just mastering the English language at 2 years old, I wasn’t insulted but thought it was rather cute. You can decide … Continue reading

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Potato, Leek and Carrot Soup with a Dash of Rosemary

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  I had to hit the drawing board when my planned dish “Butternut Squash and Leek Soup” hit the road – my butternut squash I discovered was not very fresh so I changed it up, while the ingredients were simmering in … Continue reading

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