I'm so excited for the first day of spring. It was a long, hard, cold, and brutal winter. And being in my, I don't know, millionth month of pregnancy didn't help either--I've been feeling huge and helpless and utterly exhausted. But a new greener leaf is turning soon--and the infusion of fresh air and bright sunshine and warmer temps is going to revive my spirit and soul... I can feel it in mah bones and in this big belly of mine! Of course, I'll also have a newborn to tend to... but se la vie!
I've been relying on crockpot recipes these last few months--hearty stews, heavy pastas, and satisfying soups. And they've done me well, warming me in the winter, filling my relentless appetite, and making it super easy to feed my family. But with spring on the horizon, I'm ready to switch things up a bit and try a few lighter, brighter, fresher recipes--heavy on the crispy, green veggies and lean proteins.
I've rounded up a few of the most delicious spring-inspired dishes--full of color, texture, and taste. Bon appetite--and enjoy the sunshine! It's coming so soon.
Keeping your New Year's resolutions
The New Year is off to a fresh start, and many of us are committed to doing something or many things with more intention this year. But it's tough to stay on track. In fact, “Quitters Day”, which falls on January 14th this year, is the day when most people give up. How can you ...read more
Kids in the Kitchen: Mini Banana Waffle Pies With Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce
School has started back for many (us included!), and today's Kid's in the Kitchen recipe makes for a perfect breakfast or after-school snack. We made ours for an after-school snack the other day and my second grader loved it. We call this recipe Mini Banana Waffle Pies With ...read more
The Best Overnight French Toast Recipe
We've hit the winter lull--that lengthy stretch of season with no plans, no parties, nothing to do, and nowhere to go. I have to admit that at first, I welcomed the quiet obligation-free weekends of January. After the nonstop hustle-bustle pace of November and December, my family ...read more
Need a refreshing drink to go with your spring meal? This champagne ginger beer cocktail will make the perfect pairing.
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