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Carrot Ginger Dressing

  Now, and when we were younger we liked and did not like to try foods. When we were young, the Carrot Ginger Dressing at Japanese restaurants was one of those things that we did not want to try. Emily ended up trying it just a couple times and she loved it, and so we worked on our… Read more »

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“Wonder” Kale Salad

This salad is a “wonder” blend of veggies and fruits with an aged balsamic vinaigrette. This sounds fancy, but it is really simple. We had tried kale chips before and liked them and then we tried a kale salad at a friend’s house, so we decided we would make one at home. And for salad dressing,… Read more »

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Raspberry Banana Unsweetened Almond Milk Smoothie

This is a quick recipe for a delicious raspberry banana almond milk smoothie. You Will Need: 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 banana about half a cup frozen raspberries blender Take out a blender and put all of your ingredients into the blender. Ice chop until smooth. Then you have a perfect smoothie. Enjoy, Emily… Read more »

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Apple and Avocado Gluten Free Wrap-great for school lunches

This is my very simple Apple and Avocado gluten free lunch wrap.  Okay to begin let me say this recipe is my ultimate favorite lunch wrap! Plus it is so simple. I prefer using a Carrot Gem Wrap (we discovered Gem Wraps at Wegmans). Gem wraps kind of look like those dry fruit snacks (which I… Read more »

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Melt in your mouth Fennel

This amazing fennel recipe is by Giada and melts in your mouth with an olive oil and parmesan topping. I loved this recipe but Emily didn’t.  We checked out Giada’s Family Dinners cookbook from our library. My mom let us check out 3 cookbooks. Since we love watching her on TV, Giada is a common… Read more »

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Caramelized Bananas

This recipe has come a long way with us. In pre-school we had to all bring in a recipe, Lyla brought in this one, and I brought in pancakes (coming soon). Lyla loved making this recipe and so did I.This is a quick, simple, sticky, but fun recipe!  Ingredients: 2 bananas (lightly spotted) About 1… Read more »

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Brocolli Stars!

  Broccoli “Stars” Don’t throw away the broccoli stems they are delicious as a little finger food! You can these eat them by themselves or dip them in something. They are kind of like a crispy chip and we like to call them “stars” because sometimes they look like a star when you cut them…. Read more »

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Christmas Coffee Cake

Every year my Grammy, my sister, and I make coffee cake. The coffee cake is creamy, with pecans in it, but this year it changed a little. That is because Lyla is gluten-free. This recipe is a great way to get into the Christmas spirit, and to enjoy family. Even though the snow stopped in… Read more »

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Mung Bean Salad

This summer we started eating a lot Mung Bean salads for lunch. Because Mung Beans go with eveything we put anything whatever fruits or veggies we have available in the salad. They are great because mung beans go with anything. For instance I like peaches, apples and avocado on my Mung Beans, and you may… Read more »