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Kale and brussel sprout salad

Lillian and I just returned home from a wonderful “girl’s night” in the city with my mom.  They both have birthdays that fall around Thanksgiving, so we planned a special day in the city, just the three of us, to celebrate. It’s hard to get time away with just us “girls”.  With lots of other

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Roasted delicata squash risotto

If you follow along with Grace in the Crumbs on Instagram, you may have read about my most recent trip to Whole Foods.  Not one of my better parenting moments.  I was headed to the store to get the ingredients for this roasted delicata squash risotto.  But as it turned out, I left with a

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My favorite clean beauty products

Being healthy and feeling good in my body is more than just being mindful of what I eat.  As conscious as I am with what I put in my body, I’m equally as mindful with what I put ON my body.  Trying my hardest to only use products that are free from artificial fragrances, dyes,

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Pumpkin pancakes with a whipped maple brown butter

If you’ve been following along with us for a while, you know that we are crazy about pancakes in this house.  We can’t get enough.  We have them at least once a week, and it is by far my favorite morning.  And I’ll let you in on a little secret why…. If pancakes are being

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Cauliflower gratin

The fall has to be my favorite season to be in the kitchen.  I don’t know if it’s because so many of my favorite foods are in season; squash, apples, pumpkin and of course cauliflower.  Or if it’s because my oven always seems to be on and something warm and delicious is on its way. 

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Vegan chocolate chip pumpkin muffins

I’d like to think that for the most part JonPaul and I have a pretty good balance in our life.  Being present as parents with our little guys, making time for friends and family, and even making sure to carve out time for each other.  But this week, man, it was a doozy and our

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Pasta with sausage, sweet potatoes, & swiss chard

The dreaded question of “what’s for dinner?” is a tough one for almost ALL of us.  But in our house, we have an extra layer added to our dinner challenge.  While I am primarily a plant based eater, the other five people in my family…..well, not so much.  As much as JonPaul and the kids

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No knead artisan bread

Over the past few weeks I’ve had a major bread baking obsession.  I’m talking almost daily.  It started with a recipe I found on Pinterest for a basic loaf of white bread.  While it was ok, I knew we could do better.  And if there’s anything I love, it’s a challenge.  So of course the

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