Family Dinner Plan: Whole30 days 7-13

The first 6 days of the Whole30 challenge were, well, challenging. For the last few weeks, I have been reducing my sugar intake and cutting back on most breads and pastas, but that still did not prepare me for complete removal of these items from my diet. I was a little tired mid-week, and one

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Family Dinner Plan: Still with the freezer

I went on a field trip to San Anselmo with Marsha yesterday to check out rockflowerpaper. They were having their annual warehouse sale and we stocked up on cute totes, gift bags, kitchen towels, espadrilles and hand crafted trays. Highly recommend a visit if you can get up there. Our freezer is still a mess.

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Family DInner Plan: Short week and slow cooker plans

With a short week, soccer starting (both Spring and Indoor), a science fair project or two, and a volunteer recognition dinner, the week’s menu needs to be easy and designed with planned over (leftovers) in mind. We arrived at the airport tonight after a weekend away, and stopped by Whole Foods on the way home,

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Vegetarian Chili with Bulgur (recipe)

One of my very favorite, and first cookbooks, is the Frog Commissary Cookbook from a now-defunct restaurant in Philadelphia. The spine is a mess, with many pages holding on for dear life. I wrote my whole name in the book, back before I was married, probably because I brought it along to college and did

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Menu Plan Monday: Are those the holidays sneaking up?

Collard Greens

Collard Greens For the past week, it seems as though things are sneaking up quite quickly. And by things, I mean the holidays. Gosh, they seem to be looming large this year. And I have a couple of projects that need to be tackled before then, plus I just picked up a new gig, writing

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