Monthly Archives: August 2015

Stove Top Pizza

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Colic? Cranial? Reflux? Survival

PREGNANCY TO LUNACY (first months) I felt superhumanly fertile as I attended prenatal yoga classes, discussing babies with the other mommies, rubbing my belly like a talisman. I would breastfeed, of course, I joined a group; I would use cloth … Continue reading

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Zucchini Mexican Burrito Boats

These are so good, so easy, and another way to enjoy Mexican food without the tortillas. Hat tip to makingthymeforhealth. Recipe: 4 large zucchini 1 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup cooked brown rice 1 cup … Continue reading

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My friend Wenzel brought a big bag of basil over on Saturday. Tonight, I washed it, ready to go for pesto. Gorgeous, glistening fresh basil. My favorite recipe is from Epicurious, so easy, so delicious. 4 cups fresh basil leaves … Continue reading

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Smoked Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Another salad Anna served, and when I looked it up, someone else had liked this salad enough to replicate the Whole Foods recipe. This thing just melts in your mouth. Tastes even better on Day 2. Hat tip to healthyfamilyandhome. … Continue reading

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Peach and Pecan Quinoa Salad

Salads!! My friend Anna had us over for dinner last night and served salads from Whole Foods. They were so good, you know I had to recreate them. I give you: Recipe (about 3 servings): 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 … Continue reading

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Turmeric smoothie

Turmeric is good for all kinds of things, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, liver detox. Overall, great for your insides. Lots of recipes for turmeric smoothies, but this one seemed the easiest and I happened to have all the ingredients on hand. Recipe … Continue reading

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Creamy Mushroom Pasta

It’s hot as blazes, as my mom used to say, but I made this tonight, because I had a 8oz. batch of portobellos that needed sautéing. Hat tip to food52. I used Al Dente egg fettucine. There used to be … Continue reading

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A Newborn Reading-Final Beginning

Patrice calls me in the hospital when Arabella is a day old, says she’s working on her reading, sit tight. She is SO happy for me. I’ve delivered, next day, she delivers. First off, Arabella and I are perfectly situated … Continue reading

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The nurses say, “Oh, we don’t get many beauties like this in here,” and I think, how can that be, all babies are beautiful, no? Because of the C-section, I’m to stay in the hospital for approximately five days. Nurse … Continue reading

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