Butternut Squash

Smoky Maple Lentil Salad

March 11, 2013
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When I’m meal planning for the week I try to designate one night as “bean night.” This can range from a Mexican bowl of pinto beans to a bean soup to a prepared lentil salad like this one. Bonus points if I can make it in advance! Dinner hour with a baby is so chaotic […]

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Amused

October 24, 2012
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Good morning!! We packed a lot in today, including two outings and lots of laundry! Breakfast was easy – the last of the baked pumpkin oatmeal topped with the usual garnishes Decafff!   After breakfast and M’s morning snack, we went to Whole Foods for a few groceries. He decided to sleep in his car […]

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Simple Sunday.

September 25, 2012
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We had a terrific Sunday around here!! Saturday night’s sleeping was one of the best ever – we had a 3 hour + 45 minute stretch!! Hooray! Matt was home all day, brunch was awesome, our weather was as crisp as can be and our meals, delicious. I started the day well rested with a […]

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Cinnamon + Cayenne

November 10, 2011
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So nice to have our first relaxing home cooked evening in 8 days!!! I love it when life is exciting, but I am equally happy with mundane nights like this. Notice the Previous / Next links!? After you guys have been requesting I move them for YEARS, I finally figured out how to do it […]

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Squashed

September 29, 2011
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I may like squash more than pumpkin. Maybe. I roasted up a pan of butternut squash and fennel this afternoon to have for an early dinner. I tossed them in a few tbsp of coconut oil along with salt, pepper and cinnamon. 400* for 30 minutes = divine buttery squash. A light dinner heavy on […]

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All The Single Ladies

January 26, 2011
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Soup for 2 – one for me, and one for me tomorrow! I just made this up as I went along with a slight idea of the direction I wanted to go. I knew I wanted a soup. I knew I wanted butternut squash. I picked up some herby chicken at the butcher today to […]

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Dinner Saaga

January 3, 2011
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Boy did I run out of time today! Calls took over my life. Never got around to making my recipe, but Matt and I have a plan to morph it into tomorrow night’s dinner, so it’s all good. We have triple dinner parties this week, not including nights we’ve cooked with Karen. Not that we […]

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