Sparkling Lemonade Popsicles

Cool treats on a hot day are a must, right? That’s what my son seems to think, which is why I am forever making popsicles, ice cream and other frozen creations. One of his favorite things to do is freeze the beverages that we make with our Sodastream. This one incorporates the sparkling lemonade that […]

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Tasty Tuesday

For something different than your regular hamburger or veggie burger, try this delicious Tomato and Avocado Melt! Ingredients: 4 bakery rolls ( I used whole wheat hamburger buns) 1 Tablespoon grape seed oil 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon […]

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Tasty Tuesday

Since it is still summer I thought I would share a great salad recipe that I made last night for dinner. This salad is really easy to make and tastes great. It is perfect for a warm summer night.   Carrot and Radish Salad 1 pound radishes 4 medium carrots 1 Tbs. olive oil 1 […]

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Tasty Tuesday

Its grill season and as a vegetarian one of the things I miss the most is a big juicy hamburger off the grill. There are some great veggie burgers out there, but I have been looking for a way to make my own. The problem that I run into is that the veggie burgers simply […]

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Thrifty Thursday

It is Thursday yet again and time for another great meal for fewer than five dollars. This happens to be a cheap, quick, and easy meal that I just made for my family last night. I don’t know about you, but when it is hot outside I do not like to eat much, so for […]

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Tasty Tuesday

I love salads, especially during the summer months. My family and I are trying to eat healthier so I have been trying many great new recipes. One of our current favorites that is super easy and extremely healthy is a black bean and avocado salad. Ingredients      1 can black beans 1 large ripe […]

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Vegetarian Dinners that Kids Will Love

Choosing to cut meat out of your diet is a big decision and can be a bit difficult, especially if you have children. Trying to find vegetarian dinners that the whole family will eat can be hard. I grew up in a family where dinner consisted of meat and a couple of vegetables. However, having […]

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Cool Vegetarian Recipe Ideas for a Summer Barbecue

If you are a vegetarian, you may cringe every time you are invited to a barbecue or perhaps you have avoided having a barbecue with friends because you know they will be expecting some type of meat to be thrown on the grill. Here are a few recipes that are quick, easy, and sure to […]

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Sickness Soup and Other Natural Remedies

My little girl was coughing as she tried to fall asleep last night; a cough woke her up today, too. What to do? I went for my first line of defense:  I made her a cup of peppermint tea with lots of honey in it. When she gets home from school, we’ll have chamomile tea […]

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Dinner From the Garden: Butternut Squash Soup

I can’t say I had ever eaten butternut squash in my life until my husband bought himself a soup cook-book and began experimenting. Our favorite new recipe quickly became butternut squash soup. It is almost indescribably good, but let me try:  Both savory and sweet, it is pure, golden warmth. It is also surprisingly simple […]

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