• Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Tacos
  • Parmesan Crisps
  • Cooling Cucumber Toner
  • Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Casserole
  • Raw Chocolate–Orange Torte from The Blender Girl

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Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Tacos

I think every busy mom has a handful of go-to dinners that they rely on when things get crazy. Now that Skye is fully mobile, crazy is just a way of life for me. Don’t get me wrong, I’m loving every minute of it.  I find her antics incredibly adorable and can’t get enough of… 

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Parmesan Crisps

I’ve said over and over that I just don’t do deprivation. A big part of me staying on track with my eating and weight loss is allowing myself a treat once or twice a week.  (And a glass of wine at the end of the day.)  Really, it is all about balance.  One of my… 

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Cooling Cucumber Toner

Since my diagnosis with hypothyroidism, I’ve been doing a number of things to work towards natural healing. Since a super-restrictive diet really doesn’t work for me in the long term, one area I have been focusing on is reducing my environmental toxins. As part of this, I’ve started making almost all of our cleaners and… 

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Casserole

I have a confession to make. I was very slow to jump on the Slow Cooker bandwagon. Perhaps it was a bit of prejudice left over from my everything-has-to-be-from-Fine-Cooking-or-Bon-Appetit days, but I always thought they were a little…boring. And not like really cooking. Then reality sunk in. I found myself the proud, but very tired… 

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Raw Chocolate–Orange Torte from The Blender Girl

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been obsessed with cookbooks. While in high school in the 80’s, I can remember spending what to me was a fortune at the time on a big hardback Martha Stewart Entertaining cookbook. I had no use for it because I certainly didn’t know how to cook, nor… 

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