At the beginning of every month, I plan out all the meals that we are going to eat. For the whole month. I do this for a few reasons (meal planning, to ensure we aren't getting repetitive with our dinners, and to allow myself a few nights off from cooking each week). And I am painfully aware that as I plan out the meals there will be a number of dinners my son will not want to eat. Chicken tikka masala? No way. Pulled pork sandwiches? Not…Continue
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I began using My Fitness Pal last year when I started to exercise more - running, weightlifting and the such. It began as a way to monitor mostly my carb intake but U used it to keep track of all of the food I was eating, water I was drinking, as well as monitor my calorie intake and compare it to the approximate number of calories I was burning throughout the day. You…
Added by Karla Gibbs on February 8, 2016 at 4:13pm — No Comments
For once, our freezer is stocked. I still feel like it's not enough, but I have no room for anymore stuff, so I guess it will have to do! I've been making a few extra meals each week for the last few weeks to stock up on meals for when the baby comes. I've learned that anytime I make a casserole, to just make two of them and freeze the other one. It really doesn't take anymore time and saves me from cooking a meal on another day. It's so handy that I will continue to do it from now on to…Continue
Added by Ashley Sieker on February 8, 2016 at 12:05pm — No Comments
There are three extreme conditions in which backpackers typically find themselves, heat, cold, and high elevation. If you are richly experienced in one of these environments and have found yourself preparing for an adventure to one of the others, understand that the foods that give you superpowers on…Continue
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I am going to share one of my food secrets with you, and it’s a good one… and you can do it at any fast food restaurant!
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Added by Jill Marie on January 31, 2016 at 6:15pm — No Comments
At one point of my childhood, I stopped eating meat. It was a phase and didn't last too long, and my Mother just dealt with it by giving me lots of veggies. (Sorry, Mom!) When she tells this story today, she remarks that it was good timing because my brother was going through a phase of not eating vegetables and everything evened out.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on November 30, 2015 at 6:17am — No Comments
Throughout the entire month of October, Eamon had been "collecting" pumpkins and lining them up in sweet little spots throughout the house, occasionally trying to roll the largest one through the rest in an effort to reenact Linus and Lucy picking their carving pumpkin at the beginning of "The Great Pumpkin" Charlie Brown special. There were large ones, small ones, white ones,…
Added by Karla Gibbs on November 18, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
"... and a little child shall lead the way."
One day, the kids and I were running errands when we came to a stop light where a hungry and homeless man was standing and asking for change. Normally, I'd grab some coins to give, but didn't have anything in our usual spot. I started fumbling around to find more change when he decided to move on down the line of cars. Before I could catch…Continue
Added by Jazelle on November 18, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
I was on the hunt this weekend for a spinach soup that was hearty but not creamy and not full of noodles or other grain. We have been trying to cut back on the grain intake again and I had already had my share of creamy soups during the week (lots of pumpkin and creamy potato leek). Plus, we had purchased a big bag of spinach at the market last Sunday and it…
When was the last time you had a nice piece of cake? Was it at a celebration? Or maybe it was after a nice dinner out with family or friends? Whatever the event, you probably remember it really well, because it turns out that eating sweets is linked to episodic memories.…Continue
Added by Lauren Markman on November 17, 2015 at 6:14am — No Comments
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This was a family FAVORITE and is now on our list of fall football foods. So I thought since it was so delicious, so nutritious and so easy some of my loyal fans might want to…Continue
Added by Heather Kiser on October 30, 2015 at 3:07pm — No Comments
ABC's hit television series "Once Upon a Time" is returning tonight! Tell me in the comments who is ready for Season 5. My biggest excitement this season is Emma Swan and her new role as "The Dark One". Will she be able to fight the forces of evil that have always seemed to reside in her? I'm sure we will soon find out just how bad Emma can (or cannot) be.
To celebrate tonight's season five premiere, I have created a "Once Upon a Time"…Continue
The weather is changing, our routines are changing, and soon it will be fall. Back to school and falling leaves may make it feel like fall is here, but these days nothing makes me think fall like pumpkin spice everything!
Yes, lots and lots of pumpkin used in things you would expect (coffee…Continue
Added by Jennifer Stauffer on August 31, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments
School day breakfast doesn’t have to be boring or difficult. We’ve got a week of delicious, fun breakfasts the kids will just love.
Monday – wise owl toast
Start the week off right with our…Continue
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This Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake is moist, rich and indulgent. The chocolate cake is made from dark chocolate (no cocoa powder here!), with a generous…