Mommy and Me Hummus Recipe


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


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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Squash Blossom Insecurity


OK, crafty foodbloggers…I have a challenge for you. It irks me to no end that there are so many things I don’t utilize from my garden.  I was reminded of this irkiness by a post on Oh She Glows this morning…(garlic scapes are among the things I don’t use.) …along with beet greens, fiddlehead ferns, and…

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Tortilla-Crusted Tilapia


I’ve decided there is not nearly enough poetry in my life. Once upon a time, my life was all about poetry. I spent my senior year in college immersed in it. My senior honors project was an independent research paper and 2-hour presentation (yikes! 😯 ) focusing on the works of Emily Dickinson, Sylvia Plath…

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Almond Date Cream: Take 2


As mentioned in a previous post, I love almonds and I love dates, so I had to try the Almond Date Cream recipe in my new Vegan Planet Cookbook. (I think the book calls it Almond Butter Cream, but that didn’t seem an accurate description to me.) The first time around, I couldn’t resist modifying…

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