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| Oct 2016

Pairing Wine with Homework

Let’s face it, homework is not for the weak. Sometimes it takes a strong drink to solve those word problems. So which wine should you pair with those tough subjects? Take a look.
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| Oct 2016
Kitchen

Pairing Wine with Homework

Let’s face it, homework is not for the weak. Sometimes it takes a strong drink to solve those word problems. So which wine should you pair with those tough subjects? Take a look.
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| Oct 2016
Kitchen

The Great Pumpkin Debate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FlZlzdxBzI   Where do you stand on this debate? Penn is staunchly anti-pumpkin. Kim, is PRO PUMPKIN! PUMPKIN EVERYTHING! What do you think?
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| Jan 2016
Kitchen

When kids take over the kitchen | Chopped cooking challenge

I had had enough. I’d had enough of carefully preparing healthy, delicious meals only to see my children reject them. I was DONE. So I made them cook. Yep. I told my six year old and eight year old they were in charge of dinner. “I will show them,” I thought. “They’ll collapse in a […]
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| Oct 2015
Kitchen

I’m a nutrition hypocrite.

I admit it. I send my kids to school with organic fruit and sandwiches on sprouted wheat bread. They enjoy treats occasionally, but they know candy is not a healthy option. Then there’s me. The minute Halloween candy becomes available I buy bags and bags “for the children” I say. Ha! I pry open those […]
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| Apr 2015
Kitchen

Real Food Tacos: A Taco Night makeover!

Post by Kim: When I was in the eighth grade, I was eating a Mr. Goodbar as an after school snack before ballet class. A friend walked up to be and gasped, “Do you know how many grams of FAT are in that thing?” As a matter of fact I didn’t. I didn’t even know […]
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| Apr 2015
Kitchen

40 Days. DONE! Our real-food journey

You may remember — I took a vow to give up processed food for Lent. Hear more about our real-food journey and what we are doing now. CLICK BELOW! xoxo – Kim  
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| Feb 2015
Kitchen

Muck, slush, and cheese. An update on our real food adventure.

It’s happening! And it only took three days. I vowed to give up processed food for Lent. That means nothing store-bought with more than 5 ingredients (that I can pronounce), no crazy refined oils and sugars — just REAL FOOD. And after three days the rest of my family wants to join me in this […]
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| Nov 2014
Kitchen

The Skinny on The Chew (and a recipe)

Earlier this week we were part of a “Thanksgiving Family Face-Off” on ABC’s The Chew. I told our kids, “this is a pretend competition.” It’s not like a race you run and have a definitive winner, or a spelling bee when there is a clear RIGHT or WRONG.  A cooking competition is entirely subjective based […]
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