Zucchini Nachos

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 A sarcastic comment made by my brother Brad a few weeks ago inspired this idea.  My mom and I were sitting around discussing new recipe ideas like taco sushi, when Brad piped in and said" Geeze Kristen, why don't you just transform every food item into everything its not"Well, I guess that's what I do.  Turning a vegetable that pares traditionally with Mediterranean flavors with Taco flavors. Transforming a healthy vegetable into a chip.  Sounds like fun!   The best thing about eating … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Apple Sauce

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Its still 90 degrees out.  But its after Labor Day.  When Labor day is over you're not supposed to wear white and you can start making Autumn butternut squash recipes.   I will also wait anxiously for Starbucks to start their "Pumpkin Spice Latte" season. I have a 10 month old son.  I have been making homemade baby food for him since the spring.  Making my own baby food has given me a whole new appreciation for mixing vegetable and fruit flavors.  In our house, we mix zucchini with pears, … [Read more...]

Kiwi Frozen Yogurt Sandwiches

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                                          I had two kiwi in my fridge to use up.  I thought about making a Kiwi vinaigrette.  Unfortunately, I don't have any ( non wilted)  lettuce in the house. I decided to make some dessert.  We rarely eat desserts in our house. Unless Greg can convince me to get a McFlurry with him. He tries to convince me to eat McFlurries with him more then he would admit.   I finally had to … [Read more...]

Bell Pepper Scoop Chips

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I know that on my Facebook page I  have mentioned that We LOVE The Chicago White Sox in our house.  Sometimes on game night ( game night is almost every night during the summer).  We will make a " snacky" dinner and just eat it as we watch the baseball game. My son is 8 months old, so we can get away with not eating around the table some nights.   I have a feeling next year will be different. The other night for dinner I made a few " skinny dips"   I wanted our " snacky" dinner to still be … [Read more...]