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BBQ Chicken Drumsticks + A Weeks Worth of Meals

Summer has arrived. My kids have declared that they will do alot of “nothing” and plan on using their bikes more than ever before. I have vowed to not turn on my oven and instead, use the barbeque as much as possible. A summer meal for me means very, very little prep. Having a jar […]

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Ice Cream Sandwiches with Homemade Magic Shell

I haven’t been cooking. Well, if you call defrosting some homemade marinara and boiling some water for pasta, cooking, then I guess I have cooked a little bit. Last week was Isaac’s Bar Mitzvah(more on this later). I planned the whole event, from start to finish, and in the end, the high anxiety and elevated […]

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“Use It Up” Vegetable Soup + A Weeks Worth of Meals

I do my marketing on Friday’s. Sunday’s I load up on fruits and veggies at a local farmers market. By the time Saturday roles around, whatever is left in my vegetable bin isn’t so pretty. Inevitably, these items end up in a soup or a salsa or something random.

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Sumi Slaw + My First Slow “Cooker Recipe”

I gave in, I purchased a slow cooker. Why wait, you ask? Space. I just didn’t want another gadget in my house. As work gets more demanding and the kids schedules become more complicated, getting dinner on the table everynight has become my greatest challenge. I am hoping this very, very large piece of equipment […]

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Lentil Burgers + A Weeks Worth of Meals {Diary Free + Gluten Free}

It has been one of those months. It’s all good, but sometimes my blog gets pushed to the side when work, life, and planning a bar mitzvah consumes my everyday.  These past four weeks, dinners in our house have been anything but  glamorous. Some simple roasted chicken, shredded and wrapped in tortillas, a pot of […]

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