Perfectly Healthful Blueberry Banana Muffins

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So these have sort of become a weekend breakfast staple for us.  They are quick and easy to put together and the leftovers freeze wonderfully for quick breakfasts later on in the week.

They are healthful and full of nutrients without refined sugars and flours which makes me pretty darn happy…and pretty darn ok with the fact that my kids always want seconds. Continue reading

Autumn Bark

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Happy Halloween Week!  It’s funny, I was never really a fan of this upcoming holiday until my kids came along.  But now, for me, it’s basically pure excitement.  It’s a fun excuse to dress my kids in hilarious outfits (please, just pray Jude allows me to put his costume on him for at least one photo.  one, thats the goal this year, just one little itty bitty photo is all i ask for.  pray friends, pray.)  Not to mention this holiday is perfectly placed among the most GORGEOUS time of year.  Crispy Autumn.  Ahh.

So on top of the costume thing and the beautiful time of year thing I’m pretty sure most of my excitement stems from the fact that it’s a perfectly wonderful opportunity to get fun and creative in the kitchen.  Holidays equal special food.  Always.  Continue reading

Crispy Oven Fish Sticks with Dill Yogurt Sauce

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Let’s just get right to it.  I’m not a cod girl.  Never have been, never will be.  It just doesn’t do much for me.  Unless its battered.  And deep fried.  And doused in a lip puckering dunking sauce of deliciousness.  Then I’m a cod girl.

So thats what I’ve done here with this recipe.  I’ve ‘battered’ it.  And ‘deep fried’ it.  And doused it in a lip puckering dunking sauce of deliciousness.  Without truly battering it.  And without deep frying it.  Shh…my family has no idea! Continue reading