Jeff’s Grain-Free Banana Nut Muffins

I may be the main cook at our house, but Jeff is the baker. And I love him for it. I like to cook meals that are inspired by whatever I have on hand, and that are pretty forgiving and handle lots of substitutions. Baking is more of an exact science, however, and I often […]



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Breakfast

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! Can you believe we’re almost through August? Wow! To be honest, I am kind of excited– September 1 means the end of tourist season in our town, and I am told that on that day, we can go to the beach and (almost) everyone will be magically gone. We miss our beach, and […]



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6 Tips for Feeding Your Family When You’re Busy

At the end of every summer, I look forward to getting back into routines. Usually, without sturdy schedules, mealtimes get a little lax, and so does my planning. Sometimes I skip breakfast because I can’t figure out what I want, and lunch is often delayed until two or three o clock in the afternoon. I […]



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Recipes

A Chance to Reset & Thrive

I  know that the New Year is famous for being the time of year that people are making goals and trying to get into new grooves. I do like setting intentions for each new year, and reevaluating as one year ends and a new starts. But for me, having a family changed this rhythm a […]



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Six Months of Life in Spain

Well, we had a big milestone this week– we passed the six month mark of living in Spain! It felt a bit strange, since six months IS a long time, and it also feels a little like we’ve been here six years– the first months of moving to a new place are so packed with […]



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Life in Spain

Asian Chicken Patties

 One of the (many) fun things about being a food blogger is that I get to check out other writers’ stuff, and share it with you. I have such creative and talented people in my networks, and it’s really inspiring! I recently got a copy of Eat Drink Paleo in the mail from Irena Macri, […]



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Mains

Grilled Fresh Sardines

What to Do with Fresh Sardines

I think sardines just don’t get enough credit. Most of us know them as that oily little fish in the can, and if your childhood was anything like mine, “sardines” meant playing a game where you squeezed as many bodies as possible into a claustrophobia–inducing tiny space. People, I am here to tell you that […]



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Mains

Friday Favorites

Hi there, and Happy Friday! Also… What? July is ending now? Anyway, I hope you have had a good week, with plenty of sunshine and good, cold food. This has been an unusually busy week for me, but it’s for a good reason– my bodywork practice has gotten busy much more quickly than I had […]



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