Food

Holiday Recipe Swap with Molly Sims…

Okay, I have never been afraid to admit that I’m not the best cook, however, around the holidays who doesn’t want to spread their culinary wings a bit?! The holidays are also a time for honored traditions, which we will explore further next month, but for right now, we are talking turkey time!! Specifically, recipes for your Thanksgiving table. As a Mom who built this site on the premise of sharing information with other parents, I thought it be fitting to have a recipe swap for the holidays. So I asked my friend and SuperMomma, Molly Sims, to share with us one of her favorite holiday recipes…

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A Healthy Halloween…

Halloween is a holiday deeply entrenched in sugary treat consumption. Easter is definitely right up there in the holiday sugar hall of fame, followed closely by Christmas. Now I’m not trying to be the Grinch that stole Halloween, but my eldest and sugar do.not.mix. Don’t get me wrong, I am by no means a zero sugar tolerance Halloween extremist. I promise I’m not handing out toothbrushes as Halloween treats on my doorstep. I just believe in trying to practice moderation…

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Falling for Fall…(and soup!)

Fall has definitely arrived on the east coast and I’m grateful for the cooler weather. I love bringing out my boots and sweaters! To our pals out west, summer hasn’t quite released you from its grasp, but cooler days are ahead, I promise! Perhaps if you try the recipe below, you will give Mother Nature a little nudge toward fall…

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Apple Picking Season…

Labor Day marks the start of the apple-picking season on the east coast. And lucky for us we have an array of orchards to choose from that are close by. This had been on my to-do calendar for some time now as I’m always searching for different and fun ideas to do with the girls. I mean, this was my first time apple picking as well!

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Garden Tomato Bounty…

My vegetable and herb garden is overflowing with summer bounty. I’m a bit in shock to say the least! We have tomatoes coming out of our ears! Not bad for a city girl and her first attempt at having a garden. Even if you’re not green thumbed, I’m sure you can appreciate the beauty of summer fruits and veggies. Tending to a garden definitely takes some work, but I love showing the girls where their food comes from. Our garden also is a bit of an additional incentive for Mabel to try some of the veggies we are growing.

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