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4 Back to School Lunchbox Tips and Inspiration
Aug16

4 Back to School Lunchbox Tips and Inspiration

This summer flew by, as it does every year.  This week has been a flutter of conversations including new teachers, carpooling and kids lunchboxes!!  Normally, most of this would worry me, but this year, I am actually EXCITED about the last topic – lunchboxes… because the boys and I have spent the past few months learning about healthy food options, seasonal fruits and veggies and discovering local sources. I learned that...

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Caprese Pesto Pasta Salad
Jul07

Caprese Pesto Pasta Salad

This is one of the tastiest pasta salads I’ve made. I love that you can eat this at any temperature. Cold for a picnic lunch or warm for a dinner entre.  It couldn’t be easier! I didn’t measure everything out, so I “guesstimated” on how much of each ingredient – make it to your taste. INGREDIENTS 1lb brown rice bow tie pasta 1/2 jar or more of prepared pesto (we like the Whole Foods “Mama’s Pesto”) 2 heirloom tomato (or any kind you...

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Watermelon Ice Cream Slices
Jul03

Watermelon Ice Cream Slices

Easy, Very Cute Summer Recipe Around this time of year, there is nothing better than ice cream and watermelon, so why not combine them! We found this easy and very cute no-churn watermelon ice cream slices recipe from the Food Network and wanted to share it with you. EquipmentIngredientsDirections An immersion blender Large bowl Spoons Whisk Electric Mixer Plastic Wrap Rubber Spatula Cutting Board Long Chef’s Knife   One 4 to...

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How to make Gummies with 22 Superfoods for the Kiddos!
Apr20

How to make Gummies with 22 Superfoods for the Kiddos!

I’ve been giving Sunrise vitamin supplement to my daughter since she was 10 months old. It had helped me so much with my own health (which is a story I will share another time), that I decided I would try giving it to her as well. I love that it is cold pressed (which means no nutrients are lost in the process), full of so many whole foods (meaning she is getting the nutrients naturally occurring in foods, not synthetically...

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Homemade Easter Egg Marshmallows
Apr10

Homemade Easter Egg Marshmallows

Looking for a fun Easter candy craft this weekend? West University Moms teamed up with local Houston mom and esteemed Chef, Catherine Rodriguez, for a whimsical play on marshmallow Easter eggs molded with a traditional plastic Easter egg and rolled in multi-colored crystal sugarcoating.  These colorful eggs make wonderful treats for family and friends as well as Easter basket stuffers for the children! The recipe is super easy and...

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Bruschetta & Goat Cheese Toast
Mar13

Bruschetta & Goat Cheese Toast

There were days pre-children when my husband and I would sit down and linger over carefully curated meals savoring the unique flavor combinations and meandering conversation. Well, the pace of life picked up with four kids but this single dish remained a favorite. Over the years, we’ve eaten this for an appetizer, or for a stand-alone dinner and taken it to countless potluck occasions with friends, and our kids (well, most of them)...

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