Monthly Archives: August 2012

Broccoli Pesto Pasta

School is right around the corner and one of my daughter’s favorite thermos lunches is Broccoli Pesto Pasta. I use pre-made pesto so this is an easy fix for lunch in the morning as I cook the broccoli in the … Continue reading

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Avocado Tomato Salad with Fresh Mozzarella

I found a link to Dakota’s Avocado Tomato Mozzarella Salad and it looked so yummy I gave it a try. I must say comparing photos the salad looks totally different but it’s a similar salad. Instead of red tomatoes I used … Continue reading

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Coach says “Watch Your Weight”

Teens are starting sports in August and more than likely a recurring theme coming from the coaches of our kids is ‘watch your weight’. I was a teen once and this is a daunting exclamation coming from a person of … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos with Slaw and Guacamole

We brought home a haul of halibut from Alaska and have enjoyed it twice now. Last night I decided it was time for fish tacos and found a recipe from Food and Wine. I severely adapted the recipe but it … Continue reading

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Mango Coconut Smoothie

It’s definitely been smoothie weather, especially over the weekend when the high school soccer players were trying out for new teams for next year. I’m amazed at how those kids can play in the heat and it was my job … Continue reading

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A Week in Alaska

Our trip to Alaska began with a bit of dreary weather. Landing in Anchorage in the clouds I had a feeling we may be in for a few days of sprinkles. In Anchorage we ventured out in not quite the … Continue reading

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