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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A Good Break & Happy Things

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It’s been a long 3-4 weeks since I’ve logged into my blog and the break has been good for my soul! A while back Jonathan came home from work and said that Camp Greystone, an all-girls Christian camp in Tuxedo, NC,  had called asking if he would want to serve as the June term camp pastor… 

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Spa-Like Flavored Water Combos (And How I’m Cutting Back on Diet Coke)

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Have you ever been to a spa and had their fruit or veggie water.  You know, the water with the cucumbers in it?!  It is heavenly stuff and always reminds me exactly where I am – free of kiddos and about to get rubbed from head to toe.  It recently dawned on me that I… 

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10 Healthy Meals & Snacks to Start 2014 Off Right

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1. Butternut Squash Salad 2. Lemon Chicken & Kale Rice Bowls w/ Toasted Pine Nuts 3. Blueberry Peach Green Smoothie 4. Wilted Brussel Sprout Salad 5. Homemade Healthy Nut Mix 5. Kale & Orzo Minestrone 6. Pumpkin Energy Bites 7. Whole Wheat Spinach White Pizza 8. Skinny Sesame Chicken w/ Brown Rice 9. Strawberry Coconut… 

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Top 10 Recipes of 2013

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Thanks for making this a WONDERFUL birth year for The Unmeasured Scoop!  This has been such a fun adventure for me and I appreciate your encouragement.  Below are Unmeasured Scoop’s Top 10 Recipes from 2013 Drum roll please… 1. Italian Snack Crackers 2. Spaghetti & Zucchini Squash Bake 3. Iced/Hot Pumpkin Chai Latte 4. One-Bowl… 

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How to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

How to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers

Happy late Thanksgiving from The Unmeasured Scoop!  I hope you ate until your heart’s content:)  We had the most relaxing day.  We didn’t step foot outside the house, cooked all morning, and dug in to our amazing spread mid-afternoon. We have much to be thankful for this year! “Praise the Lord! I will give thanks… 

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An Unmeasured Scoop Thanksgiving

Unmeasured Scoop Thanksgiving Menu

I’m sure, just like me, y’all are getting your Thanksgiving dinner menu set in place this weekend and gearing up for the BIG grocery store run!  Ahhh… I love this time of year.  The temperature has dropped into the 30s and my husband has been playing Christmas music for the past 2 weeks (yep he’s… 

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4 Easy Meals Using Kale

4 Easy Meals Using Kale

I’ve been singing this vegetable’s praises all week long so I thought I would end the week with a compilation of recipes that incorporate kale!  Kale is the “hot” vegetable on the block these days and it’s no wonder – it’s high in iron, vitamin K (which prevents numerous types of cancer), and antioxidants.  It… 

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