Archive | January, 2012

HOW TO STORE NATURAL NUT BUTTER

Perhaps all of you have been onto this for ages now and I’m only just catching up. It’s a tip I picked up from the terrific cookbook Mad Hungry: Feeding Men and Boys by Lucinda Scala Quinn. I know, I know, I don’t have any boys, but it’s a good book no matter what kind […]

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THE TRIALS OF FEEDING A TEEN

Everyone said it would happen…that I would blink, say, three times and my kids would be practically grown. And here I am, with my oldest now a teenager. She’s taller than me, with broader shoulders, and a better vocabulary. She beats me at Scrabble and soccer. Everyone warned me that this was how it would […]

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TOP TOOLS FOR SMARTER SNACKING AND SHOPPING

With so many websites, blogs, apps, and other media for nutrition information and recipes, it can be a little overwhelming. So when I tap into a new resource that cuts through all the clutter and is worth your time, I must share. Here are two new faves well worth a peek: Fooducate — Given the […]

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BLACK BEAN CHILI TOPPED SWEET POTATOES

A few months back I confessed to knowing little about professional baseball. I’m also equally in the dark about football. For example, I didn’t know until 20 years into our relationship that Mr. Mom’s Kitchen was a quarterback for his high school football team. It was a crime of immense ignorance according to my friend […]

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PEACH RASPBERRY SPOON SMOOTHIE

My kids have been coming home every day with reports of yet another classmate (or four) taken out by an ugly tummy bug that’s been working its way through their school. Fueled by tales of friends having all nighters doubled over a bucket, Isabelle, my oldest, wanted to know how she could avoid the dreaded […]

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COOKIES: BAKE A BATCH, FREEZE THE REST

I came home a month or so ago after a night out with my girlfriends to an intoxicating smell coming from my kitchen. My favorite vintage tin was filled to the brim with chocolate chip cookies more gorgeous than I ever remember making, with a taste to match. Mr Mom’s Kitchen soon appeared, proud as […]

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DIY SALAD BAR

Given that this is the first post of the year, I’m feeling a little push to come up with something profound. For kicks I took a peek at what I wrote this time last year and it wasn’t remotely inspiring….just a few words on sustainable seafood. But the blog was brand new then, and the […]

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