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Japanese Potato Salad

Classic and simple Japanese potato salad with mashed potatoes, ham, cucumber and carrot. Very easy to make and delicious. Great food for any time!...more

Sweet & Savory Roasted Chicken Salad

  I'm a sucker for a quick meal, but that doesn't mean I want to sacrifice taste....more

Baked Sweet Plantain and Brie Croquettes


Easy, Crispy Chicken

Here is mine, I served with oven chips and fresh salad.What You Need:...more

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies (whole grain)

Thin and chewy, with nutty brown butter undertones and loaded with chocolate chips, these wholegrain cookies are only 112 calories and a cinch to throw together....more

Appetizers, snacks.........um.....finger food, who needs a full meal?

 I would like to say that my kid eats everything that I make but I would be a big fat liar.  He did eat most of these appetizer/snacks but it was the neighbor kids that I dragged over who ate everything in site.  It was kind of nice though until they started licking the counter tops, I knew I hadn't made enough.  I did make more before they turned on me but it was a close thing!...more

Kale Smoothie with Almond Butter

Good morning y'all! Hope you had a great weekend. Ours was good, just with slightly less sleep (yes, it is possible). Baby is not sleeping as well as he used to. And I think he might be getting hungry...he is 6 months old (!) in 2 days. He's also cutting teeth now so probably bit of both - getting ready for food and teeth are buggin' him. His mood isn't different during the day but at night he's feeding more than usual. We leave for Florida on Saturday so I was planning on starting solids when we got back but it's looking like his tummy has a different plan....more