Archive | October, 2012

The World of Produce: My Visit to the PMA Fresh Food Summit

I was recently asked why I started this blog almost five years ago. Part of it was to try to find a way to help make some money as I was a SAHM and we were a one income family. Of course, it took over a year to make that first $100 in Google ads! […]

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Easy Halloween Recipes For Your Block Party

What? You don’t throw a Halloween Block Party? Well, perhaps you are invited to one this weekend and you need to bring an appetizer, meal or dessert to the party. My neighbors and I throw a black party every year. From what started as four families with 4 kids has blossomed to dozens of families […]

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How to Make Persian Basmati Rice with Saffron for #SundaySupper

Today’s theme for our Sunday Supper is comfort foods. For many this could be soup or a stew. The word “comfort” brings images of a warm hug, or a blanket to wrap yourself up in as the months start to cool. In our house, our go-to comfort food is basmati rice served with saffron. It […]

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Unprocessed and Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread by

Unprocessed and Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread

I have a small confession to make. My first week of going completely unprocessed hasn’t been too successful. It was a super busy week, with a thousand activities to juggle. Stress makes me eat. Might be why I have 15 extra pounds I need to shed. No excuses though. It’s typical for moms, especially me, […]

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How to Get Your Family to Eat #Unprocessed

As I mentioned last week, my friend, Andrew, of Eating Rules has challenged us to eat unprocessed foods for the month of October. For some this is a no-brainer, but for others it can be a daunting task. Today at Eating Rules, I am sharing my tips on how to take baby steps to get […]

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The Persian Wedding Ceremony (Aghd) Demystified

A wedding is always a beautiful occasion full of love, happiness and the merging of two families. It can be amazing, fun and totally stressful for the parties involved. But, one of my favorite wedding experiences is attending a Persian wedding. There is tremendous history, symbolism and beauty found in a Persian wedding ceremony. These […]

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