PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY BARS

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Last week, I was walking down the frozen section of our grocery store, when the children’s instant meal options jumped out at me as if Santa himself were standing in the aisle. Please keep in mind that I make weekly shopping lists according to our meal plan for the next 5-7 days. This being the … Read More

PERFECTLY ROASTED CHICKEN

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NEED A FAST MEAL? Roasted Chicken…there’s really no easier, faster, and fuss free, clean dinner  you can prepare for your family. During these busy weeks, I am constantly looking for options that keep my eye on the prize:  a stress free evening with my family while keeping health intact. These are few and hard to come … Read More

CHICKEN AND LENTIL SOUP

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Even in Florida, we love to have relatively cooler weather and a warm, comforting meal. That means when the thermometer drops below 75 degrees, I bring out the soup pot. And, what better way to get through midweek than with a hot bowl of soup, loaded with nutrition? If you haven’t added lentils to your … Read More

READING, WRITING, AND COOKING

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READING, WRITING, and COOKING Cooking with your child is as essential as teaching him to read or to be fiscally smart. Yet rarely does a parent say, “I really need to start teaching my 8 year old son how to cook?!?!?!” …Not many!  Think about it this way, when you spend time with your children in at … Read More

MOOSE MUNCH ANYONE?

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Have you noticed that popcorn is literally exploding everywhere? The shelves at grocers are stocked with myriad offerings, and the fall holidays are a catalyst as well. From Moose Munch to fall popcorn balls, which are heavily laden with fats, candy, and chocolate drizzles, we all seem to want our popcorn! I would offer this as an … Read More