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Weekly Meal Plan for 6/23-6/29

It’s been hot here where I live lately and we’ve been grilling out as much as possible! Here’s this week’s meal plan with some grilling and some oven baking intertwined. Thursday 6/23:¬†Whole Roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken (simply put olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon pepper on chicken then bake), peas & carrots + fruit bowlContinue Reading

Strawberry Freeze (dairy version)

Strawberry Freeze (dairy version)

Don’t let summer pass you by without making some homemade ice cream! This is a dairy version of ice cream, so if you are like me and have health issues with dairy consumption, I will post a non-dairy version in another post. This is a great recipe if you do not have an ice creamContinue Reading

Homemade Fruit Leather Snacks

Homemade Fruit Leather Snacks

Let’s face it, most kids like fruit roll ups. My boys do! But it wasn’t until recently that I started paying more attention to what’s on the ingredient list and limiting what I bring into my home. Needless to say, fruit roll ups have been banned. Red dye #40 is in all or most fruitContinue Reading

Homemade Fruit Rolls

Homemade Fruit Rolls

Let’s face it, most kids like fruit roll ups. My boys do! But it wasn’t until recently that I started paying more attention to what’s on the ingredient list and limiting what I bring into my home. Needless to say, fruit roll ups have been banned. Red dye #40 is in all or most fruitContinue Reading

What’s in-season for June? Check it out! We’re planning early.

What’s in-season for June? Check it out! We’re planning early.

Buy a variety of colors for fruits and veggies to ensure that your body is getting LOTS of vitamins. Fruits Bananas Carambola Chestnuts Custard apples Fuji apples Grapefruit Kiwifruit Lemons Limes Mandarins Nashi Navel oranges Packham pears Panama passionfruit Pears Persimmons Pink lady apples Quinces Red delicious apples  Rhubarb Ruby red grapefruit Vegetables Baby fennelContinue Reading

Classic Blueberry Muffins

Classic Blueberry Muffins

It appears that I’m in a blueberry kind of mood today! I also posted some blueberry jam earlier, so be sure to take a look at that recipe. These muffins have been tweaked a couple of times but I think what I’ve posted is a good muffin. Don’t leave out the lemon zest! It reallyContinue Reading