Leek, Asparagus & Herb Soup

Leek, Asparagus & Herb Soup

This Leek Asparagus and Herb Soup is the perfect fresh lunch or dinner for spring!  It is a Core Plan meal, because it uses potatoes.  To make it Advanced Plan, replace the potato with cauliflower or white beans.  The soup will still be delicious! Leek, Asparagus & Herb Soup Makes About 6 Servings  1 Tbsp…

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Lemon Garbanzo Bean Pound Cake

Lemon Garbanzo Bean Pound Cake

**UPDATE**  I have changed the recipe slightly by removing the whipped egg whites.  I received a few emails about the pound cake falling after removing from oven and it seems the whipped whites + humidity was the problem.  Updated recipe is now reflected and you should get the same results as shown in my picture…

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Easter Preperation

Easter Preperation

Who has their Easter menu all planned out?  And who doesn’t?  (me!!)  I am still working on a few new recipes for our Easter brunch this year.  A little smaller than in years past, as it’s just Dave, Austin and me.  We wish all of our family back home in Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota a…

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Wordless Wednesday: April 4 2012

Wordless Wednesday: April 4 2012

You may have seen this done on other blogs you’re following.  I’ve seen a few do it well, and I really like the idea.  It’s called “Wordless Wednesdays.”  I will post only a picture on Wednesdays, no words from me.  It’s a way to share images I feel are meaningful, and allow you to interpret…

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Update #2: We’ve Got Teeth!

Update #2: We’ve Got Teeth!

Well, a little extra praising to God is in order, as we made it through the first round of teeth.  Thank you to everyone who wrote in with natural teething relief ideas.  I reallllly really needed to hear your stories of similar situations and the empathy helped me make it through last week.  I liked…

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Update & Black Bean Burgers

Update & Black Bean Burgers

Fellow moms, it’s happening.  Teething!  Ah!  I have been so quiet on the blog because I have been tending to my little dude.  Last week was okay, a little fussiness here and there.  I think I was in denial about what was coming.  Monday thru Friday of this week have been horror days, particularly today. …

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NOVICA Fair Trade Artisan Gifts

NOVICA Fair Trade Artisan Gifts

Hi guys!  I have a great new find to share with you today, and I also need your help with it! The website is called NOVICA.  It is one of the leading fair trade artisan websites. They work with National Geographic to give talented artisans from around the world a place to express their artistic…

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Mediterranean Chicken-Quinoa Salad

Mediterranean Chicken-Quinoa Salad

In case you’re not following my adventures and interesting article shares on Facebook, I wanted to let you know what Dave and I are up to for Lent.  We have helped launch a 40 day renewal series at our church focusing on renewing the temple God gave you — your body!  We’re already in to…

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