Simple Stovetop Applesauce

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So we’re 8 1/2 days into this thing called parenthood and honestly, it’s going really well. Whenever I feel overwhelmed, all I have to do is look at her, hear a coo, or give that baby soft head a little rub to bring me back to this little sliver of paradise called motherhood. And yes,… 

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Cinnamon Whole Grain Power Pancakes

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My favorite breakfasts are carb-oooo-liiiiiicious. DONUTS!! My #1 most favorite. Waffles! Cereal! Fruit! Muffins! Cinnamon rolls! French toast! Biscuits! Granola! Smoothies! Protein is the forgotten element of so many breakfast meals and it’s a shame as protein provides both balance and satiety. Yet, proteins tend to be less convenient to eat on-the-go, cost more, and… 

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Pickled “Fried” Green Tomatoes with Buttermilk-Herb Sauce + Weekly Menu

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Yesterday was the first day I was able to get in the lake and actually enjoy the water. As in, it was above 64 degrees for the first time this summer, or so it seemed. We’ve had very few 80-something degree days, perhaps none in the 90’s, and have been *lucky* to get weather in… 

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Healthy Banana Oat Muffins

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One of the more carefree, fun, and creative parts of my job includes making the weekly menu in our hospital cafeteria. The sky is the limit — we make anything and everything in our hospital cafeteria and not to boast too much, but people do love our food! We make Crab-Stuffed Zucchini Boats, Ratatouille, Pepperoni… 

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