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Grilled Summer Veggie Pesto Pasta Salad

Summer officially begins on June 21, but you’d never know it here in Florida. It’s already super hot. Today, it’s in the 90s, and with the humidity, it feels like it’s 110! Since we have entered the season for outdoor entertaining, I thought I’d use this colorful, light-but-filling pasta salad recipe to kick off a… Continue reading Grilled Summer Veggie Pesto Pasta Salad

Baby Led Weaning · Breastfeeding · Clean Eating · Dairy Free · Dinner · Family Meals · Fruit and Veggies · Iron Rich Food · Nourished · Recipes · Salad · Side Dish

Popeye’s Powerful Pesto: Packed with Iron, Vitamins, and Nutrients

One of my weekend rituals is to make this nutrient-packed pesto so I can have it in my fridge, ready when I need it throughout the week. The idea came to me after Maddie’s six month well visit. The nurse suggested adding iron-fortified rice cereal to her diet because (she said) breastfed babies do not… Continue reading Popeye’s Powerful Pesto: Packed with Iron, Vitamins, and Nutrients

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A Sweet Surprise: Watermelon Fruit Cake

Every now and then, I get a surge of inspiration to do something really creative. I think I filled my quota for at least a month with the latest project! One of Maddie’s day care teachers had a birthday this week, and I volunteered to bring a treat for the celebration. Instead of buying a… Continue reading A Sweet Surprise: Watermelon Fruit Cake