pumpkin, pumpkin & more pumpkin

pumpkin, pumpkin & more pumpkin

last week, i didn’t have a single pumpkin to cook with…and then suddenly this week i was given five.  i love this time of year and pumpkin baked goods, but i am not quite sure what to do with all my pumpkin i acquired.  typically, i would can the extra,...
chia almond breakfast shortcakes {with strawberries & blackberries}

chia almond breakfast shortcakes {with strawberries & blackberries}

this is how the conversation with my 3 year old went at breakfast the other day: brady: “mommy, there are bugs in my scone.” me: “oh, those are just chia seeds.” (with a look on his face, that showed he clearly didn’t believe me) brady: it’s okay mommy, i like bugs.”...
the day {the one where i went gluten free}

the day {the one where i went gluten free}

marked clearly on my calendar with a big red circle, is the day.  january 6, 2009.  it was the day that i went gluten free.  only for a trial period, right? or so i thought. i was 4 weeks postpartum with my first son and suddenly all my tummy troubles were back.  my...