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Lemony Tortellini-Chickpea Salad

by Amy 8 April 2015

When I’m asked to bring a side dish to a party, potluck, or cookout, I almost always go with pasta salads. They’re quick + simple to make, they appeal to kiddos and adults alike, and they’re very forgiving temperature-wise, being equally awesome cold straight from the fridge or at room temperature. So, when I recently […]

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Easter Egg Macaroon Nests

by Amy 30 March 2015

Coconut Macaroons are one of my favorite springtime treats. Growing up, we always had them in our household at Easter/Passover, and now, at this time of the year, I make sure to make a few batches myself. Usually, I make a very traditional (and very delicious!) version, but this time, I decided to make something […]

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Easy Homemade Funfetti Cake

by Amy 24 March 2015

Recently, Fearless Toddler has been learning lots about colors. She is so proud of herself for being able to say the names of the different colors + tell us which of her toys are red, which are blue, which are green, etc. So, one day last week while she was taking her afternoon nap, I […]

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Kid-Friendly Green Snacks for St. Patrick’s Day!

by Amy 16 March 2015

I love celebrating holidays now that I have a child. With a nearly-2-year-old at home, I’m always looking for ways to teach her about holidays through crafts, activities, books and food. With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, what better time to share some delicious, healthy, kid-approved green snacks? First up: green smoothies! My daughter loves […]

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Slow-Cooker Chickpea Coconut Curry

by Amy 11 March 2015

Despite the fact that I use my Crock-Pot all the time, I haven’t posted a slow-cooker recipe here in almost six months. How is that possible?! Well, certain slow-cooker favorites (like this, this, and this) are such big household hits that I haven’t had as much need to try out new recipes. That’s a pretty […]

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