Category Archives: Recipes

savory salmon croquettes

Wild salmon has been a decent price in grocery stores lately, so I thought I’d post this recipe (that our family loves) for salmon croquettes.  They’re fantastic served with tartar sauce, mango chutney, corn relish, or just as is!  I … Continue reading

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chewy granola bars

I’ve found it!  Finally.  I discovered a recipe for CHEWY granola bars (from Smitten Kitchen, of course) and after several tweaks and test runs, I don’t think the recipe can get any more delicious.  These granola bars are good.  As … Continue reading

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oven bbq meatballs

One of my favorite aspects of being a wife and mama is cooking for my family.  I love trying new recipes and experimenting with different flavors, and I also enjoy making my good ol’ standby meals.  I’m happy when I’m … Continue reading

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coconut-cinnamon coffee cake

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here.  I’m blaming it on a combination of traveling, sickness, and…well, busyness!  I’m not quite sure how I posted multiple times a week in the past, because it’s just not happening these days… … Continue reading

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honey roasted pecans {you can’t eat just one!}

Buying spring mix in the gigantic package at Costco means we’ve been eating lots and lots of salads lately.  The usual toppings include grated carrots, sliced cucumber, chopped bell pepper, and avocado.  But what (I think) makes a salad extra … Continue reading

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grain-free pumpkin spice bread

Whenever I think about the reality of reducing our grain (particularly wheat) consumption, I have to admit that I get a little sad-faced.  I am a bread girl all the way, and there’s not much I enjoy more than a … Continue reading

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grain-free raisin breakfast cookies

Figuring out the “right” way to eat for our family is a never-ending task.  Vegetarian?  Paleo?  Ferment & soak?  Gluten-free? Maybe it’s my background in nutrition, but I do enjoy the challenge of feeding my family delicious and nutritious food.  … Continue reading

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winter squash recipe ideas

  I’m over at Springs Bargains today with some ideas for what to make with winter squash!  Butternut, acorn, and spaghetti squash are all $0.49/lb (a GREAT price) at Sprouts this week. You can view the post here: What To … Continue reading

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empty-the-fridge chapchae {korean glass noodles}

For the first seven years of marriage, I managed to avoid cooking Asian-inspired meals for the most part.  I had basically zero experience with Asian cooking, and for some reason I was intimidated by it.  (Could it be because I … Continue reading

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cranberry-orange bread {made with cranberry sauce}

The Thanksgiving holiday is over, but if you’re like me, you might still have some Thanksgiving leftovers in your fridge or freezer.  I like finding creative ways to use up leftovers.  (These Homemade Peppermint Patties made with mashed potatoes are … Continue reading

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