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Pomegranate Margaritas

Today was one of those days. Both kids have ear infections, making them incredibly crabby. The weather didn’t quite cooperate for any sort of outdoor play. So cooped up on a Saturday and not feeling so hot. Bedtime was just a hair early tonight, and we whipped up these margaritas. Life’s not perfect, but that’s where yummy food and delicious drinks come in. Note: You can rim the glass with some salt by dipping it in lime juice first then the salt. I’m not a salt girl when it comes to margaritas. Also, in the photo above, it doesn’t look...

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Peanut Butter and Coconut Balls

Coconut is one of those love-it or hate-it kind of foods. Me? Love it. Can’t get enough of it. Trevor? Not so much. But sometimes you just have to make something for yourself. I whipped up this quick recipe I found via Twitter last night in no time. And when I say no time, I mean it. From craving to completion, it was 16 minutes flat, and 15 of those are spent chilling the mixture. Even though Trevor had to pass, they got two thumbs up from my 3 year-old Hadley. And anyone who has a 3 year-old knows: they’re...

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Get-You-Going Green Juice

Cold-pressed juices are hot right now. About a year ago, I splurged on a juicer, and I regularly make this green juice. It’s full of vitamins and minerals, and is a great jump-start to the morning. I use lemon and ginger in almost of my juice recipes (the lemon for acidity and the ginger for some heat). I try to keep the sweet fruits to a minimum in juices, and just use primarily vegetables and herbs, especially dark, leafy greens. A note about juicing: wash everything well and buy organic. You’ll just be pushing those pesticides right into your drink. Keep reading for the...

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Hey there! I’ve just recently started this blog to share my love for food, cooking and all things related to the kitchen. With a full-time job and two little ones at home, who’s got time to enjoy a nice meal at a restaurant? So instead of going out, I bring the good food home to our house.   Follow along as I try new recipes and share some of my tried-and-true...

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