Author Archives: Deanna

April Unprocessed: Banana Walnut Bites

So, it’s April, and it still doesn’t really feel like spring outside. But, I’ve got the urge to do spring cleaning.¬†And what better way to do spring cleaning than to clean up my diet. Now, this isn’t some crazy cleanse. … Continue reading

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March Muffin Madness!

You’ve heard of March Madness right? It’s something to do with balls and hoops and colleges and brackets. Or something. I don’t really give a hoot about that kind of madness. But, muffins? Now, that I give a hoot about! … Continue reading

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Waffles!

The kiddo has a huge fascination with waffles. Me? Not so much, mostly because I’d never found a recipe that was reliably stick-free. And, seriously, cleaning a stuck waffle off a waffle-iron is one of the least fun kitchen chores. … Continue reading

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Banana Peanut Butter Bites

“Mom! These melt in your mouth!” cried the swooning kiddo. I’ll take that as a sign. If you want a vegan version, check out my Almost Elvis cookies. Banana Peanut Butter Bites 1 very ripe banana 1/2 cup creamy peanut … Continue reading

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Tropical Tart

It’s the dead of winter, and it’s cold. Wouldn’t we all like just a little bit of the tropics right about now? You know you would. Unless you’re my kiddo, who absolutely turned his nose up at this one. Silly … Continue reading

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Pasta Veggie Soup

As the kiddo would say, “Mom, this is more pasta than soup.” So be it. 2 T. olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 ribs celery, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 2 cloves garlic 1 T. minced fresh herbs (I used rosemary … Continue reading

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Spaetzle Mac

Well, I’m still in a cast. And, generally, that means I’m still avoiding the kitchen. But, I can only feed my kid hummus and carrot sticks for just so long before he revolts and says, “would you please cook something?” … Continue reading

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