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It’s Not Too Late! 9 DIY Costume Ideas for Family, Kids, and Expecting Mamas!

Are you thinking it's way too late to be thinking about a cute family costume, or something unique for your little ones? Are you expecting and still want to be included in the fun? I've got you covered! Here are 9 low-cost costume ideas I've done with no sewing! First up are the Family Costumes.… Continue reading It’s Not Too Late! 9 DIY Costume Ideas for Family, Kids, and Expecting Mamas!

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Oyster Mushroom, Carrot and Tarragon Chicken and Dumplings + Homemade “Condensed” Cream of Chicken Soup

It's Slow Cooker season, YAY! Oyster Mushroom, Carrot and Tarragon Chicken and Dumplings are on the menu and they are soul-warming and delicious! The ultimate comfort food, cleaned up! I made a homemade version of condensed cream of chicken soup for this recipe and I'm pleased with how it turned out! Wouldn't you just love to… Continue reading Oyster Mushroom, Carrot and Tarragon Chicken and Dumplings + Homemade “Condensed” Cream of Chicken Soup

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Honey-Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Feta and Cranberries

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved 1/4 teaspoon coarse sea salt Pinch freshly ground pepper 4 oz pancetta, diced 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/4 cup raw honey 1/2 cup  bone broth or stock 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbled 1/4 cup fresh cranberries 1/4 cup  fresh herbs… Continue reading Honey-Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta, Feta and Cranberries

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Sunday Soup Inspiration: Coconut Ginger Sweet Potato, Carrot and Corn Bisque

The fall weather has officially arrived here in Massachusetts, and nothing is better than a steaming bowl of soup. This yummy soup has vegan, local and organic ingredients that will satisfy your soup craving! I have a son that doesn't love coconut, so I took some out of the pot before adding the coconut milk… Continue reading Sunday Soup Inspiration: Coconut Ginger Sweet Potato, Carrot and Corn Bisque

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Abruzzi Soup

    This soup reminds me so much of my childhood! It is my absolute favorite!  Five minutes after starting the stock, the intense aroma from the prosciutto permeates the air, and immediately I'm six years-old sitting at my Grandparent's kitchen table again! My Grandma Emma prepared this soup often and always called it "Minestrone",… Continue reading Abruzzi Soup

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Lazy Mama’s Crock-Pot Galumpki with Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce

This Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce is so versatile, it could be used over pasta, veggies, rice, meat, seafood,  or even as a dip or soup! I didn't add all of it to the Crock-Pot, as it was enough sauce for the dish and I saved some for other uses. You could use it all and… Continue reading Lazy Mama’s Crock-Pot Galumpki with Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce

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Fire Roasted Tomato & Pumpkin Bisque

Ok, so Fire Roasted tomatoes are just so wonderful! They have a sweet, smokey flavor that brings out all that tomatoey goodness! I'm so excited that I can find them in BPA-free cans as well....score! So this recipe was inspired by our trip to the Lenox Apple Squeeze. Both of my sons were loving the… Continue reading Fire Roasted Tomato & Pumpkin Bisque

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Eggplant Rollatini

This is such a nice version of eggplant that doesn't require breading or a lot of work! My kind of meal! Even though it's lighter than eggplant parmesan, it still is very cheesy and a comforting fall food for the repetoire! 2 large eggplant cut length-wise about 1|4 inch thick 1|2 of a 32 oz.… Continue reading Eggplant Rollatini

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Healthy Halloween Scarecrow Snack!

So my son is obsessed with these mini sweet peppers! After he had 5, stuffed with cream cheese, I thought, I should make something cute with these! They are stuffed with cream cheese, but they could be stuffed with anything you like. Hummus, salsa, re-fried beans, the possibilities are endless!!! Ingredients Mini Sweet peppers Cream cheese… Continue reading Healthy Halloween Scarecrow Snack!