Local Food Hub: Food From Our Farms Dinner

October 15, 2014
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We have a very important organization here in Charlottesville called Local Food Hub. Since 2009, the Local Food Hub has been facilitating the distribution of fresh, local food to restaurants, schools, hospitals and more. The Hub works with over 70 farmers and producers to ensure their products make it onto tables and menus. Our former employee […]

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Shrimp Pasta With Butternut Squash Sauce

October 14, 2014
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This post is sponsored by The Shrimp Council As autumn settles in, comfort foods are suddenly on the mind. And I’m starting to crave all things orange! To satisfy both cravings, I had a pasta party featuring this shrimp pasta with a smoky, cheesy butternut squash sauce. This recipe is not super heavy – there […]

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Weekend.

October 13, 2014
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Our weekend actually began on Thursday night with dinner at Burton’s Grill. Burton’s asked if we’d like dinner on the house in exchange for a recap of our meal. Of course, I said, of course!  I have to be totally honest and say that we had debated going to Burton’s before but thought it would […]

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Lately

October 10, 2014
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Happy Friday!! Mazen says hi and that he likes the color red. I love these paint with water sets! Let’s talk about food, shall we? Wait first – a beer!! Blog reader Melanie sent us some of the home brew she and her husband made. It’s a double-hopped IPA and is named in honor of […]

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Guest RD: Eating Mindfully

October 9, 2014
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Thanks to Lauren for writing today’s guest post on mindful eating! Lauren is an RD who blogs at Mindful Meals. Her tips will be useful whether you’re just starting out on weight loss or needing a reminder to slow down and listen to your body. Do you know when you’re hungry or full? Do you […]

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Easy Lentil Tacos

October 8, 2014
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Preschool is way, way underrated y’all. I can’t even describe how nice it is to have a consistent two days a week where I know I can schedule appointments, work on the blog and actually create again. Unlike having a babysitter, I can actually be at HOME while Mazen is out. (It’s so surreal to […]

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Homemade Coconut O’s Snack Balls

October 7, 2014
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This post is sponsored by General Mills After making my homemade Cheerios-like toasted oats cereal a while back I pondered how to eat the precious O’s I cut by hand. I could splash some ice-cold milk on top of them and crunch away – they’d be gone in 5 minutes flat. Instead I decided to […]

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