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  • Baked Egg and Kale Cups Recipe

    Baked Egg and Kale Cups Recipe

    Think your kiddo won’t eat kale? Think again. Like kale chips, these are surprisingly popular, even with the younger set.

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  • Pepper Walnut Spread Recipe

    Pepper Walnut Spread Recipe

    Here is a recipe kids love to make and are surprised at how much they like the taste! It is a simple appetizer that they can take ownership of serving to guests upon arrival before a holiday meal. Cooks’ notes:

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  • Baked Eggs

    Baked Eggs Recipe

    There are millions of ways to use eggs – but I want to offer you a simple brunch idea. It takes longer than scrambling, or frying, but the pay off is huge and so yummy with an herb salad and piece of crusty bread.

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  • Tending the Garden Within

    Tending the Garden Within

    One of my favorite gardening activities is digging potatoes. Rich soil hides delicious, nutritious gems like the ones in the image above from our garden.

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  • Cool summer salad of ancient grains, pine nuts, and veggies make a delicious, nutritious  side dish

    Mediterranean Quinoa Recipe

    Cook nutrient-dense quinoa until it’s light and fluffy, dress it with lemon juice and olive oil and then add these Mediterranean treasures: fresh mint and parsley, toasted pine nuts, feta cheese. Recipe reprinted with permission from Feeding the Whole Family (third edition) by Cynthia Lair (Sasquatch Books, 2008). Inspired by a recipe by a student […]

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  • Just four ingredients combine to form a tasty, velvety sauce that has intriguing hints of sweetness and spice.

    Coconut Chile Sauce

    For a change of pace, substitute 1/2 tablespoon Thai red curry paste for the chile paste. This velvety sauce partners beautifully with Coconut-Crusted Salmon or with grilled fish or scallops.

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  • Healthy and Wholesome Quinoa Salad

    Healthy and Wholesome Quinoa Salad Recipe

    This quick and portable quinoa salad has it all: complete protein, whole-grain goodness, orange and green vegetables, fruit, and a small amount of healthy oil. This mix means

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  • Strawberry Vinaigrette

    Special Occasion Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe

    This fresh spring variation on raspberry vinaigrette makes a low-fat, high-taste topping for salads. Let it elevate a salad into a special-occasion meal by serving it over Red Sails lettuce, grated carrots, chickpeas, green onions, and raisins — topped with strawberry slices — as shown.

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  • Coconut Chickpea Soup Recipe

    Coconut Chickpea Soup

    I recently ordered a delicious chick pea soup at a favorite restaurant. Chickpea soup. How come I’d never thought of that?! (Have you?)

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  • Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe

    Coconut Curry Sauce Recipe

    It’s simple to add  Indian-inspired sauces to your baby’s food by freezing this sauce in single-serving cubes and adding them to your baby’s pureed or mashed foods. Yellow Curry Powder is often associated with Indian cooking. It’s a blend of spices, which vary by region, food, and cooking style. Most Indian curry powders contain

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