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16 Items Found in the Natural Momma’s Medicine Cabinet

16 Items Found in the Natural Momma’s Medicine Cabinet

As I write this, I am standing in the predawn darkness of my kitchen listening to my morning ritual percolate awaiting the first child to belt out a grungy like cough that will catapult me into another days’ nursing. For many, the holidays are a joyous time. They are for us as well, however, inevitably from the over indulgence in traditional, frosted, caloric heavy delights, we ring in the new year stricken with the latest microbe wrapping my littles up in blankets,…

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Garden Vegetable Soup: Gluten & Dairy Free

Garden Vegetable Soup: Gluten & Dairy Free

I adore fall. The changing leaves, cooling weather, sweaters and jeans-all of it. As the season begins, I play movies like You’ve Got Mail while cooking dinner simply for their autumn settings and lines like, “a bouquet of sharpened pencils.”  I love stealing a moment with a cup of coffee to gaze out the window at nature closing up shop for winter. ENTER: Warm soups and sugar drenched carbs. This soup is like autumn in a bowl. It is also a go-to…

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Allergy Friendly Mini Zucchini Pizzas

Allergy Friendly Mini Zucchini Pizzas

Currently, the one plant that is THRIVING in my garden is the zucchini plant, oh and my yellow crookneck squash.  I did not know those sunshine delights could grow to be the size of a laptop!  Proof as to how often I make it to the garden these days. In any case, my ginormous vegetables provided zucchini muffins for lunch followed by these little pizza delights for dinner the other day.

Chunky Tomato Basil Soup: Gluten & Dairy Free

Chunky Tomato Basil Soup: Gluten & Dairy Free

I LOVE days like these when the weather turns cool and the sun hides under clouds.  A break from the heat of summer.  Here is a doubly useful recipe as it warms up your insides on a cooler day as well as using the plethora of tomatoes that are in season now.  AND…my kids love it!