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Making Mealtime Special and Helping Others In Need

Making Mealtime Special Making mealtime special can involve doing something out of the ordinary, like dusting off and using that “look-but-don’t-touch” teapot and teacup combo for breakfast. It can also include preparing meals as a family and eating them together around the table (or via FaceTime, if you’re unable to be with your family right now). Eating together as a…

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Plant-Based Problems!

When your teen doesn’t appreciate the plant-based family focus… 😂 #PlantBased #Flexitarian #Vegan #Vegetarian #PlantBasedProteins #GetIntoIt @Sevananda @BeyondMeat @Gardein @Lightlife @SweetEarthFoods

The Resilience of Fresh Mint

Even though my container garden has gone from bountiful to barren due to neglect, I’m grateful for the resilience of fresh mint… Coming in clutch for my morning smoothie! 🙂

My Favorite Homemade Dressing

I usually sprinkle nutritional yeast (for protein & B vitamins) and liquid aminos (essential and non-essential amino acids) on my salads in place of salad dressing, but thought to myself one day, “There has to be a recipe for a salad dressing that includes those ingredients.” Glad to say I found one (that I love) on the Daily Garnish blog.…

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Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth

Girl Scout Cookie Temptation I’m sorry I missed you last week. I was busy doing what turned out to be a full-time job: picking up and distributing Girl Scout cookies! As I found myself surrounded by those tasty once-a-year cookie treats, sorting them in preparation for delivery (and sampling my favorite flavors), I paused long enough to check the nutrition…

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School Lunch: Dilemmas and Options

It’s the last day of September and many children have been back in school for almost a month (or longer). By now, we’ve established our new (and earlier) morning routines, which for my children includes having their backpacks ready and lunch bags packed. On occasion, my children will have the school lunch rather than a bag lunch. And I always…

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