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Kitchen Sink Granola

I absolutely love granola. It’s one of my all time favorite snack foods–in a bowl with milk, mixed into yogurt or just by the fistful. But a small bag of granola typically runs me somewhere in the $5+ range and, since we have a pretty strict grocery budget these days, I don’t often buy it anymore. […]

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Recipe: Quick + Healthy Granola Bites

Like my friend Whitney over at We’re Only Hsuman, I’ve been food-prepping like a madwoman this past week, trying to get everything in order for when baby #2 arrives. In addition to making some frozen meals for the whole family, I’ve also wanted to have some healthy snacks on-hand that Chase will like for when I’m […]

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Recipe Roundup: 4/24

I’m trying a slightly different format for this Recipe Roundup, since it seems like many of you prefer mostly dinner recipes (and that’s really where I have the most diversity in our meal planning anyway.) All of the following are recipes that we’ve personally made and eaten in the past couple weeks, so I can […]

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Thai Peanut Chicken Salad

I will eat almost anything covered in peanut butter. If you offered me a cricket smothered in Jiffy, I’d be hard-pressed to turn it down. So, naturally, peanut sauce is one of my most favorite additions to liven up a dish. I often use it with stirfrys, but have yet to make a salad with it. […]

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Strawberry Shortcake Muffins

Breakfast has always been my favorite meal and my new life’s work is to get Chase to love it with the same passion. (My husband is a lost cause: he’s been eating Honey Nut Cheerios with 2% milk every day since I met him 12 years ago..but I digress.) Consequently, I’m always on the hunt […]

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Thin Mint Chocolate Parfaits

I LOVE anything including chocolate pudding and, like the rest of the free world, I have a serious weakness for Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies. I decided that I’d try my hand at combining the two into one delicious chocolate parfait. The result is nothing short of incredibly decadent (without a ton of calories, I […]

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