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Nature’s Farm Camp

Today’s guest blog is written by Tim Magner. He is a children’s book author, food educator and dynamic teacher. While visiting more than 100 schools as a children’s book author, Tim got an up-close look at what kids were eating. He created Truck Farm Chicago, a farm-on-wheels project that connected kids to food for three years. […]

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Thankful Giveaway: The Mediterranean Family Table

I’m continuing our fun cookbook giveaway to celebrate Thanksgiving. Today’s selection is The Mediterranean Family Table. Stay tuned — I’ll be giving away one more brand-new book next week! I’ve read for years that the best diet we should all adopt is the Mediterranean diet. But how do you wrangle a family into accepting a […]

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Thankful Cookbook Giveaway: The Vitamix Cookbook

I’m continuing our fun cookbook giveaway to celebrate Thanksgiving. Today’s selection is The Vitamix Cookbook. Stay tuned — I’ll be giving away some additional brand-new books over the next week! Do you have a Vitamix? I do not, but don’t feel sorry for me. I do have a stick blender and a food processor, which […]

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Thankful Cookbook Giveaway: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime

I’m continuing our fun cookbook giveaway to celebrate Thanksgiving. Today’s selection is The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime. Stay tuned — I’ll be giving away some additional brand-new books over the next week! I’m super excited about this cookbook The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime: Comfort Classics, Freezer Food, 16-Minute Meals, and Other Delicious Ways to Solve Supper! by […]

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Thankful Cookbook Giveaway: Duff Bakes

Today I’m launching a fun cookbook giveaway to celebrate Thanksgiving. Today’s selection is Duff Bakes. Stay tuned — I’ll be giving away some additional brand-new books over the next week! Do you bake? I’ve been slowly re-learning how to bake as a gluten-free person over the past almost four years. This cookbook showed up on my […]

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Recent media: 20 Inspiring Women in Food

Last week I was honored to be named as one of 20 Inspiring women who are changing the way we eat (I’m #7 when you are scrolling through). I feel especially flattered because I’ve had to kind of back off of an active role in the food movement (working full-time with a family). Then WGN Radio interviewed […]

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Roasting Pumpkin Seeds

My littlest guy and I roasted pumpkin seeds last weekend and they turned out great. In fact, my eldest said, “They taste like popcorn!” First we soaked the seeds for a day or more. I lost count because we were busy. Then we let them dry for two days. To prepare them for roasting, we […]

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Food Day 2015

Food Day 2015

Did you know that last weekend was Food Day 2015? I didn’t blog about it because we have been BUSY. Charlie had a broken arm and we’ve been toilet-training Daniel. Luckily the cast is off now. It was a jujitsu injury. He tells people, “A girl fell on me,” which is true — he fell […]

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