Pomegranate, Pear, and Pistachio Salad with Creamy Pomegranate Dressing + Weekly Menu

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In recent years, the USDA replaced the very well-known “food guide pyramid” with the almost-insulting, super simple “plate method”. In brief, half of your (9 inch) plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables, 1/4 of the plate should be filled with lean protein, and the remaining 1/4 of the plate with a starch/carbohydrate. At… 

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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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Cheesy Broccoli Soup

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 Tonight marks the beginning of the outdoor hockey season. The high here today is a whopping 31 degrees and by the time my blades hit the ice at 9:10pm, I imagine the wind chill will have it feeling in the low 20′s. But I really shouldn’t complain. Outdoor hockey is 5 minutes from my house… 

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Butternut Squash Soup

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 I survived my first road trip with the girls. It was scary. Last week, Shea (7 weeks tomorrow, whaaat???), Lily (the lazy bulldog), and I ventured to Chicago while Mr. P was in Italy for work. Rather than sitting home all week alone, I jumped on the opportunity to head to my parent’s and get… 

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