And We’re Back… Greek Quinoa Salad w/ Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

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Hello there!  It’s been awhile…let’s see… Christmas, lots of traveling, New Years, school, lunches to pack, RUF, bible studies, hanging out with students, dinner parties with friends, birthdays… The weeks have flown by between November and now.  I feel like our house has been full and my crock pot and oven have not stopped cookin… 

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Farmers Market Quinoa Skillet

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Last week the hubs was away.  Let me just say…parenthood is not meant to be a one person job, people!  I want to hand it to those moms and dads out there who are at it by themselves or have spouses that have to work all the time.  Parenthood has made me more exhausted, joyful, tearful,… 

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Lemon Dill Tuna Salad

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Lets talk about canned tuna – one of those strange foods that I love but if left to think too long about really grosses me out.  So I totally understand if you fall in the “grosses me out” category!  Perhaps this recipe will make you give it one more shot. Did you know there are different… 

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All Things Avocado: Avocado Substitute Recipes

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Sorry for the lack of posts these past two weeks!  I’ve been working on some back end stuff….and I think I’ve stretched my non-tech brain as far as it can go.  There are some exciting changes coming to The Unmeasured Scoop. Most notably, a makeover…yep, we’ve got a whole new look coming soon.  So stay… 

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Power Quinoa Salad w/ Lemon Honey Viniagrette

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While the hubby is away, the girls and I have been trying to fill our days with play dates, peanut butter and honey sandwiches for dinner and pbs cartoons…thank you lord for pbs kids and 30 minutes of distraction!  The other day we went to play over at a friend’s house and my friend Erica… 

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Easy Crock Pot Taco Soup (Vegeterian)

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It was Sunday afternoon and I wanted something SUPER easy that I could throw in the crock pot, take a LONG nap and wake up to a ready-to-go dinner!  This recipe hit all those requirements and was delicious.  You can also add some cooked ground turkey if you want the heartier, meat version:) Serves 6-8… 

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Turkey, Goat Cheese, Strawberry Preserve Panini

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A couple of weeks ago my mother-in-law came in town and her being in town is always a wonderful excuse for us to explore new restaurants!  Our first adventure was the National Boulangerie & Patissserie.  If you haven’t been, you must go explore.  The interior has a modern peasantry decor and my husband and MIL… 

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In a Pinch Thursdays: Chicken Noodle Soup w/ Rice Noodles (Gluten-Free)

Chicken Noodle Soup w/ Rice Noodles (Gluten-Free)

It’s 30 degrees here this morning.  It’s the type of weather that makes it SO HARD to get out of bed in the morning especially when you live in an old house and it’s drafty!  Nothing sounds better than a bowl of chicken noodle soup to warm the soul.  I have had rice noodles on… 

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In a Pinch Thursdays: Classic Poppyseed Ham & Cheese Sliders

Classic Poppyseed Ham & Swiss Sandwiches

These little sandwiches are on my go-to list when we’re having an afternoon get together.  Whether it’s tailgating or birthday parties, they are so easy to throw together and a crowd pleaser.  They made an appearance at the birthday party last weekend too.  I made so many, we’ve been eating them for days!  Might need… 

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Spaghetti Squash & Spinach Cakes w/ Sriracha Dipping Sauce

Spaghetti Squash & Spinach Cakes w/ Sriracha Dipping Sauce

The whole family was in town this weekend for my 4 year old’s big princess birthday bash!  I can’t believe she is 4 already.  She has a mind of her own, is so bright and funny.  I love just sitting around talking with her.  You never quite know what her mind will come up with…. 

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