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20+ AMAZING Back to School LUNCHBOX Recipes

July 26, 2014
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Hi there! Just want you to know….I’m fully engaged in sweet summer days. I want each one to last longer than the next. Reality bites me in the back of my mind & gently reminds me that Back to School is less than a month away…for my kids. Some of you have the littles heading […]

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Cast Iron Skillet Grilled Cheese

July 23, 2014
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Sometimes simple is best. Actually around here simple is pretty much always in season, no matter what time of year. Do you own a cast iron skillet? I hope the answer is yes. If not, you kinda need one like now. Cast Iron Skillet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches have become my go-to meal.

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Chicken Enchilada Quinoa Casserole

March 26, 2014
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The simplicity of this dish is astonishing. The flavors are addictive. Ladies & gents, here is your new go-to lunch & dinner recipe. My Chicken Enchilada Quinoa Casserole makes a Big Batch so this is at the ready when you are. Dig in!

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Mandarin Roasted Rainbow Carrots

March 25, 2013
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From what I gather bunnies love carrots. Not any carrots will do….they prefer carrots that are colored like the rainbow. Add some sweet mandarins and I bet the Easter Bunny will be banging down your door with all four paws. Carrots have a natural sweetness that is fondly brought out when you roast them. Adding […]

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Pasta with Spinach, Pancetta and Pomegranate

January 9, 2013
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Are you looking for a comfort food kinda meal that is really healthy too? Awesome! Then my Pasta with Spinach, Pancetta and Pomegranate has your name written all over it. Smoky Pancetta, sweet pomegranates and a good daily dose of leafy green spinach ~ all in one happy pasta dish.

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100+ Healthy, Delicious and Easy Lunchbox Snacks

August 27, 2012
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One of the most important features successful lunchboxes have are the snacks you tuck inside. You need a main meal for lunch & to keep energy levels high throughout the day it’s best to have well balanced, tasty and healthy snacks at the ready. Snacks don’t have to be over thought, they just need to provide essential […]

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*FREEBIE* Project LunchBox Love Notes – DIY Printables

August 23, 2012
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Back to school is here folks! Some are excited about this and others want the summer to last forever….. I kinda straddle the two. I love the fresh start to a new school year and I am also enjoying every last sip of free-time fun with my kids. This summer has been a true gift […]

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Frozen Hot Chocolate Ice Cubes

August 8, 2012
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I have something fun and very simple for you today! One of life’s greatest pleasures is hot chocolate. In the summer we crave it, but want a chilled out version. I came up with these Frozen Hot Chocolate Ice Cubes that you can put in any milk you like. They are wonderful in coconut milk, […]

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Chicken & Veggie Sizzle Rice

April 13, 2012
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I love the word sizzle. When I whipped up this recipe and heard the sizzle sounds I got all excited to name this recipe Chicken and Veggie Sizzle Rice. This recipe takes no time at all to prepare. Use whatever veggies and protein you have on hand. Feel free to make it vegan too with […]

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Project LunchBox: 30 Days of Healthy Meals

March 28, 2012
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I have been loving your enthusiasm for Project Lunch Box. Together we have been helping each other pack healthy homemade meals. You guys have been saving money, eating less fast food, staying in shape and losing weight. A BIG congrats to you!! In order to keep up the momentum I will be launching a brand […]

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Green Beans with Toasted Walnuts and Quinoa

March 15, 2012
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I recently received the cookbook The Naptime Chef by the awesome food blogger Kelsey Banfield. I have been a fan of Kelsey’s for some time and have been eager to get my hands on her beautiful book. I choose a simple and extremely adaptable recipe for green beans and added a few of my very […]

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Creamy Roasted Carrot Coconut Shakes – Vegan

February 27, 2012
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A funny thing happened yesterday. I mentioned to my husband that people are crazy for all kinds of smoothies and shakes. I also said that I didn’t share the passion. As a great husband who is always honest and forthcoming he responded back “Are you nuts? You have at least one shake per day, usually […]

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DIY Lunchables for Project Lunchbox: Salami & Cheese

January 5, 2012
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Sometimes the most simple of things can be made even simpler when we take them into our own hands. All it takes is a quick glance at the ingredients of some popular food products to figure out that things might be not quite right. I won’t get to heavy into the politics here but from […]

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FoodBuzz Festival & Semi-Finalist in the Alexia French Fries Contest: Time to VOTE!

November 5, 2011
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*Hi* everyone! Greetings from lovely San Francisco! I am having a blast here at the FoodBuzz Festival and guess what? I am here as one of the finalists for the Reinvent a Classic french fries competition. My Thai Spiced Baked French Fries could become the next Alexia Foods french fry flavor…with your help. Please take a moment to cast some […]

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10 Secrets to Skinny

October 21, 2011
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Seems to be that no matter what time of year it is people are on the quest for tips on healthy eating, fitness, how to feel energetic and wide awake. It is all about creating positive habits that work for you. And really making them habits. Happy habits… Be nice. I grabbed someone in my class […]

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