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Vegetable Latkes

Vegetable Latkes and a Giveaway

Who would have thought that my 12-year old Professor would eat vegetables. This is the boy who wanted plain noodles and bland food when he was old enough to express an opinion. Now he eats broccoli, brussels sprouts and <gasp> tomato soup! It goes to show that you should never give up introducing veggies to […]

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How to Get Kids to Eat Veggies: Kid Friendly Pasta Primavera

When I see a new mom, I start to remember how naive I was before I had kids. My neighbor and I laugh at our former selves and how we used to judge other moms and their children crying at the supermarket or throwing a tantrum at a restaurant. Now, instead of giving glaring stares, […]

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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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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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Roasted Summer Vegetables

Roasted Summer Vegetables

If you haven’t noticed, this week I am taking a break from desserts. Not because I haven’t been making any desserts my house, but to highlight my garden vegetables. I’ve kept dinners simple this week since the kids are in a beach camp. This is their major camp for this summer and they are HAVING […]

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Pasta with Zucchini, Garlic and Olive Oil

Pasta with Zucchini, Garlic and Olive Oil

“Zucchini” is one of those words that I just can’t spell right the first time. I totally depend on my computer’s spell checker to make sure I am spelling it right. I don’t know what’s so difficult about remembering it. I’ve always thought I’ve been a good speller, but I keep wanting to drop a […]

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Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

What a beautiful day in San Diego. Blue skies, warm temperatures, I can’t think of a better way to honor the soldiers who fought for this beautiful country. For Memorial Day, my husband took our two boys along with hundreds of other Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts to the National Cemetery at Fort Rosecrans. They […]

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Grocery Deals and Recipes: Oct. 14 – Oct. 20

Like a kid in the candy store (well, almost), I anticipate what the grocers are offering up for us each week. Before I started doing these posts regularly, I didn’t pay close attention to the weekly flyers. I thought Costco was my best bet, especially for meats. But after convincing myself otherwise, I am hoping […]

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Healthy Cinco De Mayo Eats

Healthy Cinco De Mayo Eats

Living in Southern California we obviously have a large Mexican influence with the foods we eat. And having lived in Arizona and Texas, as well, you can say that I’ve been eating Mexican food most of my life. So why wait for Cinco De Mayo to indulge? Many times I’ve heard how Mexican food is […]

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The Versatility of Roasted Vegetables

The Versatility of Roasted Vegetables

I love to roast! It’s great for meats, it’s great for poultry and it’s great for vegetables!!! My first attempt was to make a Roasted Vegetable Salad, for my in-laws one night. This was a BIG hit. I served it as an appetizer with olives and artichoke hearts and crusty Italian bread. YUMMY! My next vegetable roast […]

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