Easy Homemade Fruit Pops

It is SO easy to make your own great, healthy fruit pops! I had actually never done it before and was inspired when flipping through DeliciousLiving magazine (one of my favorites) the other day. With the summer heat I have been craving sweet and refreshing treats like this, so I decided to give it a […]

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Happy Birthday, Will!

The week for celebrating our boys! While nothing tops Kelly’s engagement festivities, I thought I’d give a little shout out to my sweet husband. Happy Birthday to the most bestest, fantabulous, marvetastical, wonderfulest boy a girl could ever ask for! For nine (wow) years, you’ve supported me in all my endeavors, passions and pursuits and I […]

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Let’s do brunch!

Brunch is underrated. And that’s unfortunate, because I adore brunch. The smell of fresh coffee, the endless ways to cook farm-fresh eggs and any recipe that involves putting cinnamon in the oven…well, I’m giddy just thinking about it! I realize our work week and busy weekend schedules leave little time to enjoy mid-day meals, but […]

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Oatmeal-Blueberry Muffins

These are good. Like, really good. I made them for the first time on Sunday and they were a little bland. Even my husband’s best friend commented that they’d be much better with an added cup of brown sugar. This first batch still got eaten, but I couldn’t wait for an excuse to make more, […]

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Healthy Fruit Crisp Recipe

  If you recall the recent cocoa brownie post then you know that I made three different desserts in one day. (All from the Clean Start cook book.)   In addition to the brownies, I tried the black currant plum crisp. This one turned out to be simple and delicious too! And it serves as […]

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Chicken and Rice, Cooked Real Niice!

  I threw together a super-simple, last-minute meal that ended up tasting surprisingly well-planned. I listed the veggies I used, but honestly, it’s what I had fresh on hand. So get creative and adapt to your taste. We’ve decided it’s the perfect recipe for our not-so-keen-on-vegetarian-meals friends. The best part of this one-pot-wonder (besides the […]

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Cocoa Brownies from Clean Start

 I was asked by my sister to make some healthy desserts so she wouldn’t eat a bunch of unhealthy desserts full of white flour, white sugar, and butter when she got a sweet craving. So, I made three different desserts for our Fourth of July family celebration and I think the favorite of the bunch […]

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