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brownies and beets

Blackberry Beet Brownies

I’m just going to come out and say it – These Blackberry Beet Brownies are among the best brownies I’ve ever had. (At the very least, they’re right up there with the Kale Brownies and the Lentil Brownies.) But I want to make one other thing clear: I don’t seek out ways to hide vegetables […]

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Angel Baby (Angelcot Dutch Baby Pancake)

“Mom, we’re on summer vacation now,” moaned our 9-year-old. “Can’t we just go down to the store and pick up some Pop-Tarts for breakfast?” Sheesh. How badly have these kids suffered during an entire school year of ‘healthy’ breakfasts? We countered with this:”Let’s try a different kind of pop-up breakfast, one that we can make ourselves […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Scuffins

When is a muffin not a muffin? When it’s a scuffin, of course. A scuffin is defined as a cross between a scone and a muffin — and beyond that it’s wide open to interpretation. Some people like to make their scuffins like muffins (soft, cake-like texture) that are in scone shape. Others prefer their […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Purple Feast

What’s more fun than one purple food? How about a whole meal made out of purple foods? We put that theory to the test this week when we hosted a purple feast for friends. The inspiration came from a favorite childhood memory of our uncle’s “purple” turkey (turkey roasted with plums), and a stroll through […]

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Halloween WITHOUT Food Dyes

Nothing says Halloween like a party filled with creepy, ghoulish, or downright goofy treats. But putting together all of those gross-out goodies often requires an appalling amount of food coloring. Problem is, artificial food colorings and food dyes aren’t all that great for your kids, and in some cases have even been associated with behavioral problems. […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Fruit Soup

We love a good bowl of soup as much as the next person, but we sure don’t feel like cooking anything for hours over the stove in the summertime. When the heat starts to get us down, that means it’s time to turn to a nice, refreshing bowl of fruit soup. Many kids like fruit […]

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