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  1. Family Life
    Thank you to Mothering member zimsmom for sharing this recipe. She's got legs, and she know who to bake them! This is one of those dishes that hits the spot every time and it tastes even better the next day! Captain's Chicken Recipe Ingredients 4 chicken legs (drum and thigh) 1 large can...
  2. Family Life
    Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here. Ingredients 12 hardboiled eggs 5 drops green food coloring 1 cup vingear 3 cups water 1 bunch scallions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, sliced 6 T mayonaise 3 T mustard Directions Combine food...
  3. Family Life
    Thank you to Mothering member southernstormy for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here.   This recipe is gluten free and primal.   Ingredients 1 head of Caulfilower 1 lb of ground beef 1 lb of cheddar cheese 1 can of tomato sauce 2 tsp onion powder 2 tsp garlic powder 2...
  4. Family Life
      Thank you to Mothering member fayebond for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here. This recipe uses zucchini instead of apples to save on money! You'll never know the difference.   Ingredients Filling: 3 large baseball bat zucchini or 4 medium zucchini, peeled, seeds removed...
  5. Family Life
    Thank you to Mothering member butterflyrouge for contributing this recipe. Find more recipes here. Ingredients 1 bag dried lentils,rinsed and drained 1 onion, chopped 2-3 sticks of celery, chopped 2-3 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cubes of chicken or vegetable...
  6. Family Life
    I admit that I am very lucky. My toddler will eat pretty much anything that we are eating. Don't hate me. It's just luck. And it might not last. Here are a few of our favorite meals for now. They are all vegetarian, since eating low on the food pyramid is good for your carbon footprint...
  7. Family Life
      Good food makes me happy. Artisan breads, homemade anything and organic or local produce when possible. We've always had a grocery budget, but when my husband suggested we cut our spending to $100 a week I resisted the urge to chuck an heirloom tomato at him.   "It's just for a month," he...
  8. Family Life
    I wrote recently about my seasonally-inspired need to reflect upon, and normalize, some new rules in our family. With school well underway, our schedules have become less forgiving and the calendar is suddenly full of visits, classes, birthday parties and dentist appointments. Spontaneity feels...
  9. Family Life
    What are your top go-to pantry meals? (A pantry meal is something you make up out of what's sitting around in your pantry, freezer, fridge-when you are about due to go food shopping but want to put it off for one more day-or you're broke (me, today, actually)-or you just want to USE the food...
  10. Family Life
    Breakfasts Pancakes, Waffles, and French Toast Bagels Pumpkin Bread, Banana Bread, and Zucchini Bread Baked Oatmeal Rice Pudding/Oatmeal Pudding French Toast Casserole Spinach Quiche with Tortilla Crust Egg, Bacon, & Cheese Muffins Coconut Muffins/GF Coconut Muffins Red, White, and...
  11. Family Life
      Here are some of the best ways to afford healthy foods without committing to endless hours in the kitchen or getting a second job. "Feeding three kids on one income can be tough," says Shari Fisher of Andover, Minnesota. That is especially true when you want your kids to have the...
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