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Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins
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Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

Posted On 16 Jun 2014
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I do not come from a family of rhubarb eaters, but I've come to love the slight tartness it lends to sweet dishes. I like to make it into pies and crisps, or simply roast it with a bit of sugar and spoon it over vanilla ice cream. But my favorite way to use rhubarb is in...
Homemade Blueberry Sauce
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The Many Uses of a Simple Homemade Blueberry Sauce

Posted On 21 Mar 2014
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I love recipes that can turn even the simplest meal into something special. Take this no-fuss homemade blueberry sauce. It requires only a few minutes to put together and a mere handful of ingredients. When it's done cooking, you can store it in the fridge for up to two weeks and...

Easy Carrot Cake Lucy Bars (Homemade Lärabars)

Packed with good-for-you ingredients like carrots, walnuts and dates, these easy homemade bars are the busy parent jackpot when it comes to snacks.

Caramelized Apple Pancake

It's the day after Thanksgiving and my husband is off from work, which means this morning he had time to make one of our favorite breakfasts: caramelized apple pancake. The munchkin goes nuts for the cinnamon-sugar glazed apples atop a fluffy pancake - because really, who wouldn't?

Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins

Every so often we love a recipe so much that we make it over and over again. As in, when we're down to the last bite of one batch, we make another. Right now these pumpkin oatmeal muffins are it.

On Not Worrying…and Homemade Applesauce

Now I must warn you: even though this applesauce is ridiculously easy to make, you should only attempt it if you're ok with being forever unsatisfied with pre-packed grocery store applesauce.

Silent Sunday: Alton Brown’s Instant Pancakes

On lazy Sunday mornings (like today) one of our favorite breakfasts is Alton Brown's Instant Pancakes. If you haven't tried this recipe yet, you must. By making the dry mix ahead of time you get all the convenience of a boxed instant pancake mix without any of the preservatives.

Busy Morning Berry Almond Oatmeal Smoothies

The munchkin goes to preschool a few mornings a week and it seems like no matter how early we set our alarms we're always in a rush. It drives me crazy. So lately we've been experimenting with a streamlined approach to breakfast on preschool days.

Easy Waffles for Snow Day

When I woke up this morning big, fluffy flakes of snow were falling from the sky and the backyard was covered in at least 3 inches of snow. There was something about all that wintery beauty that make me think: I want waffles.

Hulk Out with Green Juice

This may sound crazy, but have you ever given your preschooler spinach and ginger in a drink? What about carrots and celery? Until recently I was convinced that the munchkin would not drink something green, but I was wrong. In fact, these days his favorite breakfast drink is his...