Quinoa Wheat Berry Salad 3

Quinoa and Wheat Berry Salad with Nuts and Cranberries

When you live in a small town, very insignificant things are cause for a whole bunch of commotion. That, and if you want to find out anything at all…you go to the hair salon. Those women know everything. Literally, everything. Some time ago, the talk of the salon was the rumor that a Buffalo Wild…

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Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Tostada 4

Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Tostadas + Weekly Menu

I eat lunch every day with my coworkers, and every day we talk about Costco. And food. Apparently, what I talk about over my lunch break is also what I talk about on my blog. Sorry? Naturally, a bunch of diabetes educators enjoy talking about food (Costco? Not sure how we got hooked on that…

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Citrus Salad with Coconut 3

Citrus Salad with Coconut

Shea has been sick. Daycare has been canceled. Every day is white out conditions. February can seriously go take a hike already. I keep telling myself that spring is right around the corner and that groundhogs don’t know anything anyway. It just gets harder to believe both of those things as every day brings days…

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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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Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad 3

Massaged Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

 I was given iron supplements when I left the hospital after Shea’s birth…and I was scared. I’d heard the horror stories of what can come of iron supplementation, even with water and fiber galore. I believed the horror stories to be true and knew them to be true within a few days first hand. I…

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