Paleo Fat Tuesday Pancakes and How I Hit The Reset Button On Life

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Do you have a reset button?  A routine that helps you stop all the madness and take stock of your life? Slow down the crazy train… If you have been with me for awhile, you know that this time of year is when I manually press the reset button by making a big batch of […]

Friday Faves 2/16/2018

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Wahoo, TGIF! These are just a few of my favorite articles and links this week. Enjoy them. Then GET OUTSIDE! Grist Always looking for spots of sunshine and good news in today’s political climate (pun on words), I couldn’t help but be uplifted at the thought that everyday people are being spurred on to take […]

Double Chocolate Banana Bread

One of the things I began doing this summer was baking a variety of breads (sweet or savory), slicing them up and food sealing each one individually for the freezer.  Then, all I had to do is pop it in with my backpacking food and it would be ready when I needed it on the […]

Shambala Bakery & Bistro

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I can’t remember when the Shambala Farm first caught my eye but I have been an admirer ever since. Shambala is a permaculture venture offers hosted meal events for weddings and other celebrations but has now expanded to a farm-to-fork bakery and restaurant in the Skagit Valley area. When I heard they had finally opened their […]

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Lucky Iron Fish: Adding Iron To Your Diet

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As I was fixing up some of the Creamy Lemon Zinger Sweet Potato Soup a few weeks ago, I realized I hadn’t shared with you one of my favorite pieces of metal in the kitchen and I’m not talking about my Microplane or pizza cutter. A few years ago I was diagnosed anemic and when […]

Meal Planning Boot Camp Day 9 & 10 and A Paleo Banana Split

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This is it, the last 2 days of the Meal Planning Boot Camp!  I am going to survive this… Day 9 Okay, for this challenge I really had to think, what are 5 other meals I can make from one or two basic meals or “cooking events”? Like roasting a chicken and using the meat […]

Meal Planning Boot Camp Days 7 and 8 Plus Paleo To Go

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As I head into a second week, this whole meal planning thing is definitely paying off!  I spent a few days away, got home late and being able to get up the next day for work with egg muffins and a leftover meal to take for lunch was worth so much: not only in time […]

Meal Planning Boot Camp Days 5 and 6 Plus Bring Back The Booch!

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My days seem to be bunching up on me but I guess that’s how it is. I can’t believe it is the weekend already and time to be thinking about next week’s meal planning all over again.  That’s okay, I’m ready! What Have I Done So Far? Let’s do a little recap of the daily […]