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Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos

By Kelly Bogard I sometimes find it hard to balance work and home. As Butters gets older, it's even more challenging. Our days are busy. Dinner is essential. But sometimes it takes a while to prepare. My slow cooker is great for days like these. I just start it before leaving for work. And it is ready to [...]

Cranberry Pecan Granola Bars

By Kelly Bogard We’re well into the school year and all the activities that come with it—homework, sports, theater practice and so much more. It’s enough to work up an appetite. Every day. I know that’s how it is for Butters. She’s one of those kids who eat all day. A good breakfast. Tasty lunch. A [...]

Eat the fruits—or veggies—of your labor

By Julie Tomascik You pick. I pick. We eat together. It’s a mindset that seems to work if you want your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables. And gardens, u-pick farms and community supported agricultural operations are great avenues. Because they offer the chance to get dirty, sweaty and a little smelly. It’s the [...]

Skinny Chicken Ziti

By Kelly Bogard Well, we made it to 2015! Last year was busy and slightly stressful for most. But we say that at the end of each year, right? I know I do. And at the beginning of each new one, I make resolutions–some that stick, others that don’t. My two main ones this year are to take [...]

Tangy Fruit Salsa

By Kelly Bogard The sun is shining! The sun is shining! I am so very excited the days are getting longer and we can enjoy the amazing weather we are having. Now of course, it would be better if we could get some late night, early morning showers to pull us out of the drought. [...]