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Leftover Corned Beef and Cabbage Quinoa by FamilySpice.com

Leftover Corned Beef and Cabbage Quinoa

Although I am busy getting my  house ready for Norouz with our haft sin and house cleaning, I can’t forget that there was another holiday most people celebrated yesterday. Although I am not Irish,  I do get excited about corned beef – especially all the leftover corned beef we accumulate the day after St. Patrick’s […]

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Blueberry Feta Quinoa Salad by FamilySpice.com

Eating Fresh: Blueberry Feta Quinoa Salad

Words and I do not get along. Which is odd, as I enjoyed creative writing when I was in school. I always wrote in an informal, conversational tone –  a natural fit with my blogging today. But, honestly, I struggle with words. One of the biggest obstacles I have with my blog is with the […]

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Easy Thanksgiving Meals: Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad

Easy Thanksgiving Meals: Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad

One of my favorite meals of all time is the classic American Thanksgiving menu. Every year I look forward to it. I think I’m more excited about the leftovers, as I get to savor the meal days later. The flavor combinations, the colors and just having everyone together (if only for one meal) makes this […]

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Tips & Recipes for Dad about Mother’s Day

Yes, that’s me. I am in front of the hospital going in to deliver baby #3, my Princess. There’s no other way to say it: I wAS HUGE!! It’s only normal for me to think about my own babies as Mother’s Day is approaching. Honestly, I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to […]

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Lemon Recipes to Make You Smile!

I’m taking a break from my orange madness to talk about another favorite citrus fruit: The Lemon. Lemons are coveted and loved in my family. You see, my husband, is a lemon lover. He puts it in EVERYTHING, even eggs. His family loves sour foods. And two out of three of my kids, have followed […]

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Enjoy Pomegranates for Breakfast!

About a month ago, my family and I travelled an hour north of San Diego to Fallbrook, on a misstion to visit an avocado orchard. The ranch belongs to the parents of a good friend of ours. And being the recipient of many of my recipes to taste-test, he was kind enough to arrange our […]

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Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes by FamilySpice.com

Easy Tips On How To Have An Unprocessed, Delicious & Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

With all of the indulgences and sweets out there tempting you this time of you, we all seem to give ourselves the “okay” to binge during the Thanksgiving meal. But, if you look at the traditional American feast created for Thanksgiving, it’s enough to make a foodie’s hair fall out. Boxed stuffing. Instant mashed potatoes. […]

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Quinoa: The Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dish by Family Spice

Quinoa: The Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dish

If you haven’t noticed, I am on a quinoa-kick. I discovered this wonderful non-grain a few years back, but I didn’t really know how too cook with it or what to do with it. And so, the internet search began. It only took a few recipes for quinoa to receive my love and adoration. I’ve […]

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Enjoying Fall Flavors: Quinoa Pilaf with Butternut Squash & Pomegranate

Enjoying Fall Flavors: Quinoa Pilaf with Butternut Squash & Pomegranate

My hubby is traveling on business. I have three kids. I have a king-size bed. When Hubby is gone, the three kids fight over who gets to sleep with Mommy in her big comfy, select-comfort bed that she loves so much. Sometimes we settle it like human beings, rotating who gets the honor. Many times […]

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Quinoa Fruit Salad by FamilySpice.com

Tangy Quinoa Fruit Salad

School starts today for my kiddos! Where did the summer go? You spend the last weeks of summer rushing with back-to-school shopping and back-to-school pool parties. We sneaked a few more beach visits since our San Diego summer was a bit cold at the beach. And true to San Diego style, the weather warms up […]

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