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Natalie

I recently took to our facebook page and asked what type of recipe posts you’d most like to see here.  […]

Zucchini season is in full swing! That means many of us have zucchini covering our kitchen counters, filling up our […]

About once a week, usually on Friday night, we have a movie night and some kind of take-out. It’s something […]

The slow cooker is one of the most-used tools in my kitchen. I love being able to throw a meal […]

I’ve mentioned here before that the family and I are making an attempt to eat healthier this year. (A cliche, […]

Valentine’s Day and sweet treats go hand-in-hand so today we’re offering up two options. First, in the spirit of our […]

There’s just over a week left in January, how’s the resolution-keeping going?  Last year our 10 Tips for Better Meal […]

I mentioned last week that this is the first year our family is going to attempt some sort of New […]

Headed to potluck after potluck this season? Looking for something that’s easy to assemble, festive AND healthy? 

Growing up my grandma made the most delicious frozen pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. I’ve always thought her recipe couldn’t be […]

‘Tis the season for pumpkin and apple recipes! If you’ve taken advantage of the seasonal grocery sales or done some […]

This might be the easiest food project I’ve ever created. It took mere minutes to give these pieces of fruit […]

Have you guys ever packed smoothies in your kids’ lunches? I’m so intrigued by this idea – it seems like […]

Nut allergies are no joke and both parents and schools take them very seriously. Our family is lucky not to […]

I know, I know – August just began, don’t start the back to school stuff already! But it never hurts […]