Hearty Vegetable Garbanzo Curry Soup

This is my favorite soup. Warm, hearty, full of spices and veggies, it can heat up a cold winter night and add substance to summer lunch. If you add a couple of pieces of toast to a bowl of this … Read more

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Gluten-Free Pesto Pepper Flatbread

Since we have three little kids, it’s hard to go out in the evening. So, I learned to make some gourmet foods at home. Flatbread is one of those foods. The best part about this recipe (taken from here) is … Read more

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Raw Lemon, Poppy, Apple, Turnip Cake

I know, the name spells:  “The Weirdest Cake On The Internet,” but it tastes amazing! The balance of  lemon flavor and the faint coconut smell is intoxicating, especially when accented by poppy seeds. and the best part is that this … Read more

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How about some patriotic blocks for Fourth of July? These wooden blocks can be a great tool in learning the history of the American presidency. The package includes 45 blocks with 44 presidents and one oath of office for $98. … Read more

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How do you get your child to like fruits and vegetables? Eat the veggies and the fruits yourself and make the whole thing fun.  Or, here’s a little shortcut: For a fun and easy art project, get some colored papers. … Read more

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Buckwheat Bean Burger

Fourth of July will be here very soon. Before you start feeling bad for vegetarians, I have a really awesome bean burger recipe to share. It’s is vegan, gluten-free and soy-free. I found this recipe in Vegetarian Times magazine and … Read more

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My son loves to build. So, I bought him three different kinds of blocks and eventually, he got bored with all of them. It  was time for a new project. We cut different shapes out of colored papers. We made … Read more

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homemade hummus

Hummus is a chickpea-sesame dip that works really well on a  sandwich or with veggies.  It is also a good source of  vegetarian protein and fiber. It is rich in monounsaturated fat,  if  made with olive oil.  Hummus also contains … Read more

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My husband bought some whole wheat bread today.  He doesn’t like the taste of the sprouted grain bread I buy (the one that needs to be stored in the freezer.) After quickly glancing at the list of the ingredients in … Read more

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My son will be three years old in less than a month. Most of his buddies are already in preschool or are starting preschool this fall. Supposedly, going to preschool can help the child’s social development and teach them colors, … Read more

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With a complete overabundance of “natural treatments” available on the market, it’s very hard to tell which ones work and which ones don’t. A lot of herbal creams do not have the herbs, listed as ingredients, in high enough concentration, … Read more

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Remember the carrot ginger soup recipe I posted recently? What would you do with the pulp that’s leftover from juicing 3 cups of carrots? I made a casserole that turned out pretty good.

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