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Egg in a (Heart) Nest

Egg in a nest.  I'm definitely not reinventing the wheel here as egg in a nest has been around forever.  I remember making it myself as a girl.  I had forgotten about it until just the other day my older son and I were up earlier than the other two in our family.  Since we… Continue reading Egg in a (Heart) Nest

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Kale Pesto

While I've been on maternity leave I've really been enjoying going to the farmers' market on Wednesday mornings. It's something I normally can never do because I have to be at work. Big brother goes to parents' day out on Wednesdays, so I drop him off and then head over to the market with the… Continue reading Kale Pesto

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Baked Spaghetti Squash, Margarita Style

Ran across this recipe on Pinterest last week. When I saw spaghetti squash at the market on Wednesday I knew what dinner would be that night! Baked Margarita Spaghetti Squash @ Hoopfinity's Happenings The recipe was really easy and had few ingredients. Benzo and I both really liked it. And we even got our 2… Continue reading Baked Spaghetti Squash, Margarita Style

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Paleo Flourless Zucchini Brownies

Sleep deprived. That's me. I was doing fairly well for the first couple of weeks. I kept thinking "this is amazing!" and "I can't believe I'm not that tired!" Then it all caught up with me this week. And when I'm tired I crave all manner of sweets. I saw this recipe fly by on… Continue reading Paleo Flourless Zucchini Brownies

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies

One of the lactation consultants gave me this recipe during our hospital stay after I delivered Little Brother.  I made them within a couple days of coming home. Nursing has gone pretty smoothly for me this time (knock on wood) but I still thought it couldn't hurt to get a boost from the right foods. … Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies

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Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

The night before I went into labor I actually made four jars of dill pickles. Maybe it was an odd pregnancy craving but I was very determined to make homemade pickles in those last few days. This was my first time making homemade pickles. I used the following recipe: How to Make Dill Pickles @… Continue reading Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles

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Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

The cherry tomato plant in our garden would be 10 feet tall if we had stakes that high.  What is it about the small tomato plants that makes them grow like crazy?  We grew those small yellow pear shaped tomatoes one year and it was absolutely out of control as well.  Grew up and over… Continue reading Roasted Cherry Tomato Pasta

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Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

One of our dinners last week consisted of pasta with the first batch of fresh homemade pesto from our basil plants in the garden.  I think homemade pesto might be my very favorite thing to eat.  Since we didn't have a garden last year, it had been two years (!) since I last had homemade… Continue reading Parmesan Zucchini Rounds