Kale and Quinoa Minestrone 2

Kale and Quinoa Minestrone

  A new year already? Craziness. Did you make it up til midnight to ring in the new year? Because, um, I most definitely did not. I welcomed my bed around 10:30pm. No regrets! Bed > Champagne. I have a 12 week old, after all. Undoubtedly, 2014 has big shoes to fill. The highlight of my…

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Whole Wheat Peppermint Pancakes 2

Whole Wheat Peppermint Pancakes

  If you were a guest in my house over the holidays, the chances of your getting homemade cinnamon rolls are…nonexistent. I’m sorry, please forgive me. I just…can’t…do…it. I nearly caused a flare up of my plantar faciitis making sure everyone was fed plenty of Christmas cheer with an assortment of homemade goodies. I mean,…

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Shrimp and Pineapple Curry Fried Rice 4

Shrimp and Pineapple Curry Fried Rice + Weekly Menu

Pre-kidd0 we rarely ordered take-out. We were the couple that made dining out on the weekends our entertainment. I mean, there’s not a lot to do in small towns like ours, especially in the colder months when all the tourists retreat home. It more or less went without saying that we dined out on Friday…

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Vegetarian Quinoa Chili 3

5th Annual Chili Contest: Entry #3 – Vegetarian Quinoa Chili + Weekly Menu

  Friday was my last day of work for THIRTEEN weeks. I know this will fly by once Shea arrives, but for now, that just seems like…forever. I love my job and all of my staff and coworkers and walking to my car at the end of the day was this weird sense of not…

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Pretzel-Crusted Honey Mustard Chicken Fingers 4

Pretzel-Crusted Honey Mustard Chicken Fingers

I’m pretty terrible at all things surprises. This waiting game to go into labor is HARD. I know that every woman thinks they’ll go into labor before their due date. I mean, when you’re beyond uncomfortable, have no clothes that fit, and every movement feels like a stride in the last miles of a marathon…life…

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