Excuse me, there’s something green on your face…

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What’s your first stop when you hit the mall? Soft pretzel? Lingerie store? That weird store that’s all dark inside and sells clothes for teens that look like they should fit a toddler? My first stop always used to be that “bath and body” stuff store. You know the one…you can smell it a few…

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Three Squash Pasta, and Eating My Words

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Yikes! I was without internet service for days… My wireless modem went positively batty on me. It might have been something to do with the piece that fell out onto the floor… 😯 Since blogging was out of the question, you might think I’d take that extra time to whip up some mindblowing food to…

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My Favorite Way To Do Deep Dish

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I was born in Jersey, and raised on Long Island, with an Italian mom. So, yeah. I like pizza. But as much as I like a good New York-style foldable slice, covered in thick cheese and loads of garlic and mushrooms, I like this kind even more… The bakery I used to work in might…

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Mama Soul Food: Honey Ginger Overnight Oat Pancakes with Sauteed Cinnamon Peaches

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Yesterday, I had a banana for lunch. Not a good idea.  While a banana might be a perfectly healthy choice for a snack, it’s not exactly a well-balanced lunch, and I spent  most of the day feeling sluggish and tired, and frankly, uninspired. Can you really trace all that back to a meager lunch? I…

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Fried Green Tomatoes

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I’m not sure what it is about fried green tomatoes that makes me want to learn how to cook them perfectly. Sure, I loved the movie, and that is where I first learned of their existence, but it goes beyond that.  If you do a recipe search for fried green tomatoes, you’ll find a lot…

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Juice Newbie

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Wow! I attended my first Twitter party last night–2 of them actually (in a row!)–and I’m exhausted! Kind of exhilarated, but exhausted! And I can’t really see straight… The topics were the campaign for safe cosmetics and the film, “The Story of Cosmetics: The Ugly Truth of Toxins In, Toxins Out” followed by more talk…

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Mommy and Me Hummus Recipe

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I have been accused of being a little too cautious when it comes to introducing solids to my son. My response? Well, I’ll let you guess. 😡 I care…really care…about the relationship my son has with food, so yes, I’m pretty careful. The way I see it, that’s my job as his mother, so he…

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Rainy Day Squash Boats

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I’m all for rain, but what’s with the threatening skies every time I have a day off!? Not being able to hang laundry outside really throws a wrench into the rest of my week.  Rrrrr…. 😡 Oh well. It’s good for the garden, right? Besides, a rainy day is the perfect time to take care…

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Father's Day: Vegan Trail Mix Cookies

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For Father’s Day, I decided to give my husband the gift of eternal life! …in the form of these super nutrient-rich cookies! (He’s not vegan, but I lucked out with a guy who is really into the idea of a plant-based diet as long as it includes hamburgers, too.) I thought I’d share my recipe,…

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