September 29, 2018

Two months ago I had a baby! He's an awesome little baby boy, born a giant 8 lbs 11 ounces, 2 weeks early. I'm a small person so I am super grateful he came early. I don't think a 10 pounder would have worked out well.  

The birth of my first son was traumatic and...

July 19, 2018

The first time I had a baby I was told to make a birth plan and to give it to my doctor ahead of time so they could approve it and we'd be on the same page. We did this but my doctor wasn't at the birth and the one we got did not care at all what our preferences were. 

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May 7, 2018

This is one of my go-to recipes for potlucks because it can be whipped up quickly and doesn't contain any common allergens. If you need a gluten free option it can be served with gluten free crackers instead of a baguette. It's a little different with the balsamic vine...

May 4, 2018

I missed french toast until I worked out this recipe. It took quite a few tries to get it exactly how I want it but I'm happy with it now. It works best with new bananas. Older bananas don't cook up quite as nicely though the recipe still works. I'm calling this a kid...

May 3, 2018

I have an old piece of cardstock with this recipe on it. It's old. It's stained from many, many uses. It is a well tested recipe which we have used many different ways. I often make one full recipe and use half to make a pizza dough and pop the rest in the fridge to ma...

March 29, 2018

My mom made soup dumplings when I was a kid once or twice. I absolutely loved them but didn't know what they were called until years later. There are a few types of dumplings out there but this kind is a type of quick bread that is boiled/steamed in a soup to cook. You...

March 19, 2018

I love London Fog teas but when I went searching for a recipe I could not help but notice how complicated or time consuming the recipes are out there. I don't have a lot of time and there are only a few basic elements to this so here is a quick and easy way to make a L...

March 2, 2018

When I started out making this recipe, I was intending to make a Thai mango curry. Much to my dismay, both the mangoes I bought were brown inside. I had to change directions on the fly but the result was maybe better than what I had initially planned to make....

February 20, 2018

When I was in school, supplement companies would often give us samples of their protein powders. Thus I had the opportunity to try a lot of really bad tasting protein powders. There was the odd passable one but most were gross. They were also really expensive. The comp...

February 15, 2018

I often make a scramble when I am feeling particularly lazy. It's loaded with vegetables and the tofu gives it some protein. Scrambles pair really well with a crunchy tempeh which I usually buy pre-seasoned and pre-cut because this is a meal for lazy cooking days. Thou...

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