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Veggie Pizza

It's late but I wanted to do a quick post on the bestest pizza I made for dinner tonight! I started out with a white-wheat crust using half of my favorite pizza dough recipe.  To make it white-wheat I used half white bread flour and half whole wheat flour. Benzo made a quick pizza sauce using… Continue reading Veggie Pizza

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Three Bean Quinoa Salad

It's Thursday, which means it's almost the weekend.  Whew! Last night I meant to write up a What is it Wednesday post after dinner, but I completely forgot!  The Homemade Household has been busy with planting the garden, finishing the kitchen floor and planning for our upcoming trip.  Benzo and I are both out of… Continue reading Three Bean Quinoa Salad

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Fabulous Fruit Tart

Another week begins!  This weekend was so busy for me.  As Benzo and I ran from this activity to that activity, I found myself longing for Unplugged Weekend. One fun thing we did yesterday was a BBQ get together with Do-Dad's side of the family.  My aunt and uncle hosted and everyone brought something to… Continue reading Fabulous Fruit Tart

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Loafing Around With Quinoa

Qunioa has quickly become one of my favorite whole grains.  I first had it last summer when I came across a recipe for a 3-bean quinoa salad.  That salad quickly became one of my favorite summer dishes so I started keeping quinoa on hand at all times.  I buy it from the bulk bins at… Continue reading Loafing Around With Quinoa

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Banana Nut Pancakes

Good morning!  Well almost afternoon now.  Did everyone sleep in this morning because of the time change last night?  I definitely slept a little later than I usually do, even without considering the time change.  It's nice to get caught up on sleep on the weekends and have a lazy morning. I woke up this morning wanting pancakes.  My… Continue reading Banana Nut Pancakes

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End of the Week Roasted Veggies

 It's Saturday - the end of the week!  Since I do my grocery shopping on Sundays, by Saturday I'm at the bottom of the barrel food-wise.  I probably have a few vegetables lying around that somehow did not get consumed during the week and need to be used up.  This is a great time to make "End of… Continue reading End of the Week Roasted Veggies

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Curried Chickpea Salad

 According to my meal plan this week, I was supposed to make curried chickpea salad for lunch.  Well life happens and I ended up making it Wednesday morning to eat for dinner later that night when we needed something to eat on the go.  That's a perfect example of meal plans being flexible! I found this… Continue reading Curried Chickpea Salad