Tag Archives: nutrition


The new DIRTY word in food

  PROCESSED! As we become more health conscious, and gain more of an understanding about the direct correlation many of the food we eat have on our bodies, we have made the new DIRTY food word “PROCESSED”. Smart companies today, have … Read more »

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Mason Jar Phenomenon

Mason Jar Phenomenon

Ok so there cannot be to many of you out there who have not seen a mason jar being repurposed into something other then what it was originally used for: canning. I am amazed at all the uses that people … Read more »

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Heirloom Cooking

Heirloom Cooking

It is once again the time of year when we are giving thanks for all we have, and celebrating life with those we love. I find myself drifting off into memories of years gone by, being in the kitchen with my parents … Read more »

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Thanksgiving Tips, Tirades and Tidbits

Thanksgiving dinner… there is enough stress on this day without having to have the whole family showing up. So I am cutting right to the chase without using your time on a long preamble. Your mother or worse mother-in-law has … Read more »

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Signature Dishes

                  It is amazing how a personal favorite dish can fall in and out of favor and how that same dish can evolve when you are inspired to suddenly resurrect it. The … Read more »

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Grilled Peaches

There is nothing new with grilling stone fruit (those with pits). But grilling is the height Summertime Americana dining. Any method to get kids to eat more fruit is a good thing. It stands to reason that if these types of … Read more »

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Fruit Smoothies

#1: The Super Smoothie My kids get off the bus & run in the house excitedly asking for spinach & carrots before saying “Hello!” How is this possible you ask? Okay – perhaps I’m a bit behind the times but … Read more »

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5 Things You Don’t Know About Our Book: Cooking Together

1. It is a Keepsake Cookbook, designed to become a family heirloom! 2. The recipes are healthy, but Do Not require you to change your lifestyle! 3. It has more than recipes, featuring everything from Essential Herbs & Spices to … Read more »

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Elisabeth’s Marinade

So the other day I’m driving Elisabeth home from camp, wondering how I’m going find interesting meals for this kid for the rest of summer vacation, — just like the rest of you, I’m sure. I tell her I have … Read more »

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Jenn’s Mock Crepes

Jenn Lownik sent us this recipe. It sounds delicious and I had to post it right away. I’m going to try this with Elisabeth. I thought of ‘Kids and a Cook’ this morning and wanted to share this! I made “mock crepes”. This … Read more »

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