Lemon Blueberry Pancakes + Weekly Menu

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This weekend is the National Blueberry Festival weekend in our neck of the woods. P.S. I so want this t-shirt. 5K/10K yesterday, blueberry pie eating contest…the list goes on and on. All weekend, all blueberries. On my way to and from work, I pass all the vacationers (and locals) picking blueberries. Blueberries so big you… 

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Five Fruit Crisp

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I adore Michigan for a lot of reasons. The lake, duh. Microbews and wineries galore…what’s better? The seasons. Yes, even winter (to an extent). Hockey – ’nuff said (go Wings!). 70 mph speed limits – amen. And fruit…lots of fruit. This time of year is all about you-pick fruit. It’s everywhere in southwest Michigan. Fruit… 

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Smoky Potatoes with Asparagus and Chorizo

Smoky Potatoes with Asparagus and Chorizo 1

It’s my birthday. I’m 29 years young today. I don’t know why, but it doesn’t really *feel* like my birthday…perhaps because the past 48 hours have been complete mayhem? Monday night, Chicago sent us their storms. These terrible storms headed over the lake and landed right on us in southwest Michigan. We wisely retreated to… 

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Roasted Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos {vegan}

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Yesterday was such an off day – eating wise and just in general. I was beyond exhausted by the time I got home from work. I held down the couch for 30 minutes or so to gain a second wind for the evening. Where’s this second trimester bliss I hear pregnant women raving about? I… 

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Avocado Brownies {gluten-free}

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I heard that there was going to be an avocado shortage this year and I freaked out. I was having flashbacks to the fall when all the pumpkin crops were damaged by the floods. I vividly remember only being able to find pumpkin in HUGE cans (we call these #10 cans in the food biz…13… 

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