Category Archives: Recipes

Crockpot vanilla applesauce, for those who have gone a little apple crazy

I’ve gone a little apple-crazy. It’s not my fault. I blame the bees. Or maybe the snow. There are two large apple trees in the backyard of my new-ish house (“new-ish?” you ask. “haven’t you been there over a year?” … Continue reading

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Harvest Festival Recipes

by Beth We had a great day cooking outdoors at the Harvest Festival. Nice, nice people and lots of little arms to help crank the apple peeler for Apple Cider Sauce. As promised, here’s the recipes! Loved meeting all of … Continue reading

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Two Cool Ways to Get Kids to Eat Fruit!

Popsicles and Smoothies; The No Bake Solution to Getting Picky Eaters to Love Fruit Continue reading

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You Say Tomato, I Say Miracle. Getting Picky Eaters to Devour Vegetables

by Beth Ever notice that you could put a perfectly delicious tomato on a kid’s plate and it will just sit there untouched. Take that same tomato and make it into sauce for pizza or spaghetti, and it’s The Best … Continue reading

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Farro “Risotto:” Whole Grain Comfort Food

by Beth In our book, The Cleaner Plate Club, there is a handy guide to how to cook many of the whole grains available in the bulk bins and the “rice and grain” section at the grocery store. I open … Continue reading

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