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Chipotle Hummus? Yes, Please!

I don’t have any photos which is such a blogger no-no. But I had to share this new recipe…or at least (another) new twist on an old favourite. Hummus. We all love the hummus don’t we. (That’s right, it’s not … Continue reading

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Wee Hands Help: Making Breakfast!

Recently, I challenged my other half with a  lifestyle change: eliminate grains. There was no great need but I included in my challenge, words something like “I think you would love a few pounds without lifting a finger”. He took … Continue reading

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Spicy Nuts!

We eat a lot of nuts around here. A. Lot. Especially with the recent loss of meat from my diet, I am having to turn elsewhere to find sufficient sources of protein. It’s quite a feat. While grabbing a handful … Continue reading

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No Egg. No Sugar. 5 Banana Bread. Yum.

I was out of eggs the other day but the freezer was starting to stink of banana. Plus, who doesn’t love a quick and easy bread for the kids. It’s summer and this seemed like the perfect snack. Over-ripe bananas … Continue reading

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Teff On A Budget

It’s no secret. Bob’s Red Mill is wonderful. The products are quality controlled, they are consistent, they are delicious, and they have earned for themselves a fantastic reputation. Oh – and they are not cheap. I realize many of Bob’s … Continue reading

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Party. Food. And Drink

We live in a relatively materialistic society. I’m not generalizing this…I mean our family now lives in a materialistic society. We came from rural. Simple. Homemade, handmade, kid-made, frugal, inexpensive, money saving rural. And it was lovely. But we are … Continue reading

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Outside The Box

We walked into the library the other day as we do at least twice a week. One small five year old darted over to the return table, gently dropped his books on the cart and headed to the beloved movie … Continue reading

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Please Pass The Injera

Mission accomplished! Sunday evening, after a week of waiting for the (Teff only) Injera to ferment, this little family feasted on a whole lot of Ethiopian Food namely in the way of injera and wat. At one point during the … Continue reading

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Energy, Power, Granola Bars

Not sure what to call these but they originate in our Chick-a-dee monthly magazine. Yes, that’s right. Hard copy. In the mail. As in snail mail. It’s a gift from my wonderful aunt which originated as Chirp and as the … Continue reading

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Peas And Beans And Bacon

I’ll admit that lately I’ve been in a real meal slump. I feel as though I’m serving a lot of repeats and while there are no complaints, it just gets mundane…you know?! I wanted something (to make and serve!) for … Continue reading

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