Archive for: May, 2012

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This might seem like a simple post, but today I want to share with you how I harvest my vegetables out of my garden.  Have you ever had several heads of lettuce come to harvest at the same time and then you had so much lettuce you didn’t know what to do with it?  You work hard on growing your produce all season long.  So how disappointing is it when all your produce ripens all at once and then it…

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Cheese Crackers

Welcome to another addition of Family Friendly Fridays!  The other day my girls came home and asked me for some Cheez-It® crackers.  Cheez-It’s?  It must have been a snack that was shared at school.  Last year I posted a delicious chicken taco salad recipe.  In this recipe I made a homemade shell out of cheese.  I remember thinking that these taste just like cheese crackers.  So my mind began to spin and I came up with these delicious, 1 ingredient…

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Why You Should Ask Questions At Farmers’ Markets   This week my farmers market opened up!  I was quite surprised to find tomatoes at my market.  Tomatoes are not in season in my area right now, so of course  I had some questions! This brings up an important topic!  You should always ask questions at your local farmers markets! As I browsed through my farmers market for the first time this season, I was very pleased to notice that there…

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  Hello and welcome to Whole Foods Wednesday’s Recipe Swap!   I am very excited to be co hosting this blog carnival!  So just what is a blog carnival?   Here are some tips and guidelines explaining just what a blog carnival is.  It really is a great way to visit new blogs and get new recipes and lifestyle tips from all over the web! WHAT IS A BLOG CARNIVAL? A blog carnival is a place where people can share post about…

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Quinoa

Quinoa, The Super Food   Have you noticed that quinoa has become the hot food to eat lately?  That is right, people have finally discovered this amazing grain like dish (quinoa is actually a seed not a grain, but has grain like properties).   There are so many health benefits to this superfood and it is packed with protein, making this a great alternative to other carb heavy side dishes. Today I want to share with you one of my…

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  Who knew that growing celery could be so easy?!  Today I am going to show you how you can take celery out of your own kitchen and place it right into your own garden or pot and grow your very own celery.  It really is that simple!  Once you taste freshly grown celery, it is hard to go back to store bought.  This celery is super sweet, yes that is right…sweet!  So are you ready to give it a…

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applesauce

Welcome to Family Friendly Fridays!  Today Aubree and I are sharing our favorite apple pear sauce recipe!  Sometimes some of the best recipes are the simplest!  I normally would post this in the fall time when apples and pears are in season, but today I wanted to show you that applesauce can taste amazing all year round!  The key to a great apple pear sauce is very ripe pears.  Last week I bought a 3 pound bag of pears and…

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Lemon Pepper Organic Grilled Shrimp Recipe

  I just love seafood!  If there is one thing that I totally miss from my Savannah Georgia Days (other than my friends & family of course) it would be the fresh wild caught seafood that we caught straight from the ocean!  Today I am sharing my favorite way to cook shrimp.   This shrimp recipe is made with a  homemade lemon pepper sauce (no I am not talking about lemon pepper seasoning, I like this sauce as fresh as…

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  Hello and welcome to Whole Foods Wednesday’s Recipe Swap!   I am very excited to be co hosting this blog carnival!  So just what is a blog carnival?   Here are some tips and guidelines explaining just what a blog carnival is.  It really is a great way to visit new blogs and get new recipes and lifestyle tips from all over the web! WHAT IS A BLOG CARNIVAL? A blog carnival is a place where people can share post about…

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Yesterday I did a post Common Questions and Myths About Living A Healthy Lifestyle (Part 1)!  If you haven’t had a chance to read this post, you can  click here to read it.  To recap, I have a friend who is trying to start living a healthier lifestyle, but he had a few questions for me first.  Yesterday I went over his first 5 questions and today I am concluding with his last 5 questions.  If he has these questions,…

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