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A gorgeous picture of our little family – all looking healthy and happy! Lucky us! And a great zucchini salad

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 Summers are wonderful in California – actually any time of year is great! And here is a super summer salad – no need to cook – light and easy to make – enjoy! Also a great picture of my son … Continue reading

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Vegetable Slow Cooker Cholent

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This is the perfect low calorie filling comfort food for cold wintry evenings. I have modified a recipe that is often prepared on Friday afternoons and left to cook in the slow cooker through Saturday lunch until ready to serve. … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash soup is an old favorite – with a twist of rosemary adds a wonderful flavor

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We LOVE butternut squash soup but I tried something different this season and it worked out really well! Hope you like it! INGREDIENTS:  2 lbs of butternut squash cut in half 4 Tbsp of olive oil 4 sprigs of rosemary … Continue reading

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Easy fast Zucchini Soup which could be Gluten free without the croutons

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The easiest Zucchini Soup you have ever made! Here it is in summary: Puree zucchini in broth and simmer for 10 minutes. This is gluten free without the croutons/bread unless you buy/make gluten free bread. Ingredients: 4 zucchini’s 4 cups … Continue reading

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Delicious Beet Soup

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It is the time for fresh beets and so I could not resist making beet soup. We love it – and add small hard boiled eggs ( quail eggs) and it makes for a healthy and filling meal. Of course … Continue reading

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The most divine minestrone soup !

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We love minestrone – but this one was the best ever as we cooked it in the slow cooker. Enjoy! Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup ( Low in Calories too – about 200 calories for 2 cups) Ingredients: 1 (15 oz) … Continue reading

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Halloween is always such fun! This year was no different – just better! And a quick slow cooker vegetarian recipe!

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The grand-kids start preparing weeks in advance – such excitement! Here they are – and of course we got into it too. Last year we were Mustard and Ketchup – this year we were – (what else!) Hot Dog and … Continue reading

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A great side dish for all seasons – but especially when cherry tomatoes and asparagus are plentiful

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I love cherry tomatoes and this dish combines them with asparagus. Very good and fairly low calorie too! The kids were not crazy about it – but the adults loved it! Asparagus and Tomato Balsamic Side Dish Ingredients 1 pound … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Heaven – try this one! It is fast and easy – especially when cooking with kids

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This is a good dish to serve with chicken or even as a dessert! I like it less spicy as an accompaniment and more spicy as dessert. Cabbage Pear Apple Slow Cooker Casserole Ingredients: 2 lbs red cabbage, shredded finely 4 large onions, peeled … Continue reading

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Corn in Cooking with Kids – all year round

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We love corn – fresh is best. But in the winter months when fresh is not available we will used canned corn too. Here is a great recipe – along with pictures of our older grandkids  ( Jack above and … Continue reading

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