Cheap and Easy Lentil Stew

February and March are tough months for food around here. The freezer stash from last year has dwindled down to a few bags of cherries and some odd purple beans, and the glass jars in my pantry are few (I miss you, pear sauce!) It’s not quite time to start growing yet, but Daylight Savings…

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Hungry Toddler Hop: Week 1


Welcome to the first Hungry Toddler Hop!

I’d love it if you’d link up your favorite toddler-food-related post (old or new.) Healthy food is fun, but we all need a little inspiration once in a while…and we want to hear from you!

Sweet Potato Casserole, with a Sunny Twist!


Shhhh…don’t tell the Santa. I’ve been a very naughty blogger. I’ve been just terrible about taking photos lately, and it’s been an eternity since I’ve passed along a good recipe. But I’d like to make it up to you with my favorite sweet potato casserole recipe! As a kid, I love the toasted marshmallow casserole…

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Mommy and Me Recipe: Fall Veggie Crisp


Since returning to work full-time, I’ve learned one thing for sure: Anything I can do on the weekend to help myself out during the week makes me my own best friend when workdays kick my butt. So, Sunday has become the day to cook! Today, I made this yumminess with some of the last garden…

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I'm tempted to call this Almost Compost Stew…


Look out….I’m feeling kinda full of myself right now.┬á Why? Well, partly because my every color of the rainbow found it’s way into my son’s belly today, and that makes me a happy mom ­čśÇ But I’m also feeling very proud of myself because I used up the┬ávegetables cluttering my counter and fridge. It’s no…

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Clean Apple Slaw


It may be late summer, but the potluck get-togethers are still going strong (my husband has a BIG family…) So, again, I was stumped as to what to bring…but only until I picked up┬áthe Sept/Oct issue of ┬áClean Eating Magazine, my latest favorite reading material! Clean Eating is a wealth of simple, fresh recipes you…

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