Category Archives: Snacks

Creamy Strawberry Smoothie

I often post recipes that happen to be a family favorite at the moment. In the coldest weather of the year it may seem unlikely that a food blogger would post a smoothie recipe, but this has been my daughter’s … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread

I use my adopted Betty Crocker Cookbook, Vintage 1987 via my in-laws. This cookbook was given to my husband when he was Denver bound for an internship in his junior year of college. Now, I don’t see any notes in … 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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Banana Berry Smoothie

We’re ramping up for a great weekend of sunshine in Portland and an ice cold smoothie is always refreshing. I’m going to throw a curve ball to some of you and add greens to this smoothie…but don’t tell the kids … Continue reading

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Piña Colada Smoothie

I’ve been wanting to create a Piña Colada Smoothie for a while now and last week I remembered to pick up frozen pineapple at the store.  So I was armed with the potential ingredients this morning when my daughter was needing … Continue reading

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Cranberry Raisin Granola Bars

I’m thinking about Spring Break and the old fashioned trip we’re taking to the mountains far far away.  We’ll pack the SUV to the gills with ski and snowboard gear piled high and a little cooler and more clothing than … Continue reading

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie with Coconut Milk

Ah, the feeling of 60 degree weather in March is delightful.  I’m not a usual weather follower so the beauty of today took me by surprise.  I did get out for a great walk with our little Oreo and one … Continue reading

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Hearty Banana Bread

My family gets excited when they smell something baking in the oven.  I’ve been trying to eat less sugar in the last year so it’s not often the wonderful aroma of baked goods are wafting from our kitchen.  My daughter … Continue reading

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Banana Smoothie

  It warmed my heart to hear my middle school daughter walk in the door and ask for a banana smoothie for a snack.  Our simple banana smoothie recipe originated from my daughters time with her friend Catherine from Ireland … Continue reading

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