Farmers Market Quinoa Skillet


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 Garlic Kale Chips


Happy Wednesday to all!  Not a whole lot going on around the Davis household today…lots of outside time and soaking up daddy’s summer schedule while we can.  One of the best parts of summer over the last couple of years has been our garden.  Cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes, squash, snap peas, pole beans….just to… 

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Summer Avocado & Corn Salad


Tonight we spent two and a half hours hanging outside in our backyard.  I can’t tell you how happy it makes my heart to wear our girls out outside, throw them in the bath and call it a night!  Another thing that makes my heart happy: GRILLING.  Grilling makes my cooking life SO EASY.  Throw… 

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Power Quinoa Salad w/ Lemon Honey Viniagrette


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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Quinoa Caprese Bake


A couple of weeks back I made this wonderful Fiesta Quinoa Casserole by Cooking Quinoa.  Our family devoured it and thought wouldn’t it be great to make a caprese version with mozzarella, tomatoes and fresh basil.  I took the base of her recipe and made it my own.  For me, there are few combos better… 

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Apples


If you’re old people like us, New Year’s Eve looked a little something like this:  feed kids dinner, do baths, read stories, put them to bed, cook red snapper, brussel sprout salad and roasted sweet potatoes & apples, sit down for a quiet dinner and stay up until midnight playing Mexican Train.  Yep, that was… 

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