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The Pancake and the Puppy

A Saturday or Sunday ritual – the girls make pancakes or waffles.  I couldn’t even begin to put into words what a joy it is to see my girls empowered in the kitchen!!!

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O.M.B. (Orchestrated Maneuvers at Breakfast)

Do you remember that alternative pop group OMD from the early ’80s (Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark).  This morning’s prep of coffee, breakfast, and packed lunch for Ben made me think of them as we deftly prepared all three lickety split in our kitchen this morning. At 7:15 am I was sitting outside on the … Continue reading »

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Mussels for Muscles

Packed with protein, B-complex vitamins, phosphorus, iron and zinc, mussels are a welcome change to our usual chicken, fish and beef meals.  Saute the following ingredients in 2 T. olive oil until browned: 1 C. diced carrots 2 shallots (minced) 3 cloves garlic Then add to the pot: 3 C. vegetable broth 1 C. white … Continue reading »

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Heineken Chicken

Open can of Heineken, drink half (or otherwise empty halfway), add 2T. melted butter, salt, pepper and 3 cloves of garlic. Shove the beer can (with beer/butter mixture inside) up the chicken’s a**, place on baking sheet and then place the baking sheet with chicken on top on the grill (approx. 300 degrees).  Cook chicken … Continue reading »

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Banana Nut Muffins

Inspired by my friend Michael, I created my own version of his favorite Banana Muffins.  We love to make a batch in advance and then keep some in the freezer to enjoy at a later time. Combine the following ingredients: 1 1/2 c. almond or peanut flour 1/2 c. Bob’s Red Mill 5 Grain Cereal … Continue reading »

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Yukon Goodness

This is a great post workout snack!  Bake any potato of your choice (I love Yukon Gold) for about 35-40 minutes (or until a fork can be easily inserted into the center of the ‘tater).  Note:  we often just bake a few potatoes at a time when cooking dinner so they can just be pulled … Continue reading »

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