Archive for September, 2012


Pumpkin Oatbran Streusel Muffins

The little gal was up early yesterday morning. Hours earlier than her normal wake-up time. We also didn’t have any plans for the morning – which doesn’t happen enough – […]


Butternut Squash Turkey Chili

I have to tell you guys something that has nothing to do with chili. I stayed out until one in the morning on Monday night. That’s right. Threw my bedtime […]


How to get your kids fired up about broccoli

Let me first say that having a garden and growing the broccoli is probably your best ally in getting your little one to like it (same goes for carrots, cucumbers, […]


Crock Pot Cauliflower Sweet Potato Bisque

Let’s talk about the brilliance of crock pots for a minute. Actually, it won’t even take a minute. They’re brilliant. Mine turned that mess of raw vegetables up there into […]


Mini Phyllo Apple Pies

Oh hey fall. I forgot how much I love your produce. Carrots? Uh huh. Squash? Yes. Apples? My favorite of all. Apples are actually my number one favorite food on […]


Honey Dill Roasted Carrots

When I was planting my garden this spring (2012) I found a  carrot that I had planted the spring before (2011). Just for a reference, that means that the carrot […]


Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Roasted Tomatoes + Meatballs

How’s that for an obnoxiously long recipe title? The other thing I wanted to call this was Use Up The Remainder Of Your Garden Before it Gets Too Cold Dinner, […]


Freezing Tomatoes

I thought I had a gazillion tomatoes to deal with until I got them all prepped and into the freezer bags. Or bag. Turns out that I have about half of a […]


Fitmixer Review + a workout

This summer I did a twelve-week boot camp sponsored by Fitmixer. I met the team behind Fitmixer at BLEND this year, and because they were so rad (seriously good people), […]


Fall Snack Mix

So I took on this new volunteer role in a mom’s group I’m in at my church. I basically sit at the same table every week and facilitate conversation while […]