what mom wants

What a Mom Wants…

We’re proud moms, but that doesn’t mean that all of our jewelry has to be engraved with our children’s names or that the only artwork we want on display is an abstract doodle by a 4-year-old. And it certainly doesn’t mean that we want another machine-washable “handbag.” This Mother’s Day, the items topping our real …

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five spice salmon

Five Spice Crusted Salmon

Five-Spice Crusted Salmon with Ginger Pan Sauce  Serves: Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 4 (5-ounce) salmon fillets, skinless and pin bones removed 2 teaspoons ground Sichuan pepper 2 teaspoons ground star anise 2-½ teaspoon ground fennel seeds ¾ teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 medium garlic clove, peeled and minced 3 tablespoons canola or vegetable …

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broccoli cheese bites

Broccoli Cheese Bites

 Ingredients 2 cups broccoli, cooked and chopped 1 cup cheddar cheese 12 Ritz crackers, crumbled 1 egg Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray mini muffin tin with non-stick baking spray. Cook broccoli. Combine broccoli, cheese, 10 Ritz crackers, and egg in a food processor until everything is well combined. Spoon mixture into mini muffin …

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mother day brunch ham and egg crepe squares

Mother's Day Brunch Ham & Egg Crepe Squares

INGREDIENTS 4 Simple Crepes 8 slices black forest ham 4 large eggs Coarse salt and ground pepper Chopped fresh chives DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place 4 crepes on a rimmed baking sheet. Place 2 slices ham on each crepe. Crack 1 egg into center of each; fold edges toward center. Season with salt and pepper. Bake until egg …

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plan a meal tonight

Plan a meal today…..

Check out these two salad recipes…DELICIOUS!!!!    AVOCADO-KALE CAESAR SALADserves 41 bunch lacinato kale, tough ribs removed, leaves torn½ Fuji apple, halved and thinly sliced into half-moons1 avocado, cut into 1-inch cubes2 tablespoons hulled hemp seeds LIGHT CAESAR DRESSING2 tablespoons olive oil mayonnaise1 tablespoon Dijon mustard2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper¼ teaspoon sea …

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mummy treats


Makes:  12-15 Mummies/ThingsActive Time:  30 minutesTotal Time:  3-4 hoursIngredients:3 large BANANAS3 tablespoons gently melted, food grade COCOA BUTTER3 tablespoons powdered COCONUT SUGARCANDY EYES, “safe” chocolate chips, currants or raisins Directions:Have the kids peel and slice (butter knife it) the bananas into 1-1/2″ chunks. Skewer bananas with lollipop sticks (available at most craft stores), or use …


breakfast pizza

Breakfast Pizza!

Try this clean food recipe…yum!Breakfast Pizza with Cauliflower Crust Pizza for breakfast or breakfast for dinner, either way, these gluten-free cauliflower crust pizzas are the perfect start (or finish) to any day. Ingredients 2 Pounds Cauliflower 3 Eggs ¼ Cup Parmesan, shredded ¼ Teaspoon Salt ¼ Teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped ¼ Teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped 1/8 Teaspoon fresh …

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Another Party? 10 Tips to maintain control of your eating

Temptations abound at parties, but celebration doesn’t have to mean overindulgence. Follow these tips to stay on track. Say no the first time to passed hors d’oeuvres. Chances are good that the healthier options ill come around again. See what’s being served before you decide what to eat. Limit your alcohol. Inhibitions are lowered with every drink, and …

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