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About squashblossombabies

I am a foodie and a mommy, sharing my passion for good food and exposing my family to new flavors.

I have a new home!

Hello Readers!  I have a new home at http://www.SquashBlossomBabies.com.  Please check it out!  If you subscribe to me via email you will need to re-subscribe on my new site.  Or you can follow me on twitter, facebook or through rss … Continue reading

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Healthy Macaroni and Cheese

Yes, I’m doing this….I’m saying that there is such a thing as Healthy Macaroni and Cheese!  What comes to mind when you hear mac and cheese?  I suddenly envision myself 5 years old, feet dangling off the edge of the … Continue reading

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Ricotta Chocolate Cups

Chocolate, Hello Lover! I am so excited about this recipe I can hardly stand it!  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and that means it’s Chocolate Season!  I love chocolate!  I love looking at it, smelling it, thinking about … Continue reading

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Blueberry Surprise!

The other day I was digging around in my freezer searching for a bag of edamame beans and came across a bag of blueberries.  I was so excited!!!  It was like Christmas….except for the fact that no one has ever … Continue reading

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Fish Failure!

So….do you know that chick?  You know that chick with the perfect hair that always seems to do everything just right!?!  Yes, her!  With her perfectly pressed shirts, well-behaved kids, clean car, manicured hands and she is never frazzled!  Well, … Continue reading

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Winter Salad

Good fruit in the winter is sometimes hard to find.  Unless you live in Florida, California or maybe Brazil.  But hey, if you live right smack in the middle of the U.S., don’t forget about the produce aisle.  Here is … Continue reading

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Turkey Veggie Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs…..can’t be healthy, surely not, it’s too good to be true!  Well, why not?  Let’s swap out the artery-clogging ground beef for some lean ground turkey, sneak in a few veggies and bring on some whole wheat pasta … Continue reading

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Pasta for the wee ones

Here is a simple and healthy pasta for babies and toddlers.  Okay, I ate some, too, and it’s tasty for us big kids as well.  Think along the lines of spaghetti o’s….but much healthier and not in a can, laced … Continue reading

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Moroccan Spiced Acorn Squash and Couscous

I have never been to Morocco and it’s not really high on my list of places in the World to visit.  Though I do appreciate Morocco for the couscous that is widely used in their cuisine.  Couscous is so easy to prepare … Continue reading

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Roasted Pepper Hummus

Hummus is so beautifully simple and is such a staple at our house.  I remember the first time I tasted hummus was at the Jerusalem Cafe in Westport in Kansas City.  I was probably 9 years old and mostly excited about the flat … Continue reading

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