Whole Wheat Peppermint Pancakes

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  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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“Healthier” Peanut Blossoms

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 Men. Can’t live with’em…can’t live without’em. The other night, I abandoned the kitchen immediately after dinner to get the bedtime routine started. I headed upstairs to bathe, feed, and put to sleep one overly tired, fussy baby. As I was sitting there nursing her, I thought to myself, “I wonder if Mark will put away the leftovers… 

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Pan Seared Salmon with Creamy Sriracha

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 I remember the first few weeks of motherhood. I was living in a constant state of “oh my gosh, now what?” and always prepping for the worst. I certainly couldn’t go fold laundry while the baby napped, because what if she woke up? Or, I better not start on a project because her nap may… 

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Blackened Salmon Tacos with Corn Salsa and Cilantro-Lime Ranch

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About a week ago, my breast milk supply plummeted. I was devastated and could only correlate the reduction in supply to the absence of lactation cookies in my diet. While I don’t that lactation cookies are 100% to thank for good milk supply (though I’d be okay with that – I have modified the recipe… 

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Shrimp and Pineapple Curry Fried Rice + Weekly Menu

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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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