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Needing more than motherhood

I’m a mother to four young children, but that’s only a small part of who I am. Before having kids, in my early twenties, I worked in Advertising.  It was high-paced and exciting. You would have thought it would be the perfect career for a 20-something-girl who had little, to no, responsibilities.  But after only

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Spring pea and ricotta toast

One of my favorite things about the weather changing is all of the delicious produce that is coming into season.  Spring onions, asparagus and of course one of my all time favorites, peas.  This pea and ricotta toast showcases some of my favorite spring produce, and equally as important, what I love most about cooking;

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Dragon fruit smoothie bowl

Every now and then there is just a dish that comes along that is so beautiful, you have stop and pause.  This dragon fruit smoothie bowl is one of those for me.  Naturally gorgeous with it’s bright pink hue, it’s hard to believe that this succulently sweet fruit is even real.

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Spicy buddha bowl with sweet potatoes & forbidden rice

Eating clean(“ish”) has been a process for me.  It’s something that I’ve slowly, over time, been building up.  Little changes, one at a time. One of those changes came in the way of how I viewed healthy eating.  I used to think “healthy eating” meant depriving yourself. I looked at it as a diet filled with

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What I’ve learned from feeding four picky eaters

One of the biggest struggles that I often hear mothers talk about is how challenging it can be trying to feed picky eaters. It can feel like such a daunting task, one that I think so many of us can relate to. And it’s easy to see why. Cooking healthy and nutritious meals for our

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Almond milk

With six people living under one roof, our household goes through a lot of just about EVERYTHING.  Bread, laundry detergent, toothpaste….you name it.  But one of the things we seem to go through the quickest these days is milk, and not just any milk, almond milk. Three out of my four kids LOVE almond milk. 

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Spicy falafel pitas with homemade tzatziki

When we lived in Chicago JonPaul and I had this Greek restaurant we loved, The Pita Inn (Chicago friends, don’t laugh, you know you love it too). While it may not have been a Michelin star restaurant by any stretch of the imagination, it was soo good.  They made, hands down, the best falafels around. 

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