Appetizers, Recipes, weekend meals

Chicken, Kale, and Sweet Potato Stuffed Wontons

Addicting chicken, kale, and sweet potato wontons make for a great appetizer, or fun recipe to do with the kids!

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Persian, Recipes, weekend meals

Kuku Sabzi – Persian Herb Frittata

This frittata is not your average frittata. Kuku sabzi is a traditional Persian dish usually made in the spring for Persian new year. What makes this frittata so great is that the filling outweighs the egg content, so you end up with a dark, flavorful, and slightly crispy crust on both sides. It's also a… Continue reading Kuku Sabzi – Persian Herb Frittata

Desserts, Recipes

Gingersnap Cookies

Hi all! I've been trying to fight off a super sweet tooth lately, but it won- and this is the result. This recipe makes a good two dozen classic gingersnap cookies. I like to split the dough and make one dozen large, soft and chewy cookies and the second dozen smaller, crunchy gingersnaps. If we… Continue reading Gingersnap Cookies

Environment

What’s in Your Drinking Water?

There's been a lot of talk lately about what's really in our drinking water. From the evening news to Netflix documentaries, events like the Flint, Michigan crisis and documentaries like Gasland and The Devil We Know have made the public hyper aware of potential risk factors related to the quality of drinking water in the US.… Continue reading What’s in Your Drinking Water?

Desserts, Recipes

Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

I have been aching to make a batch of these cookies for months now! I finally got around to it and decided to switch things up by adding some chocolate chips to my go-to M&M cookies. My husband is not much of a sweet tooth, but these cookies he loves! This might actually be the… Continue reading Chocolate Chip M&M Cookies

Recipes, weekend meals, Weeknight Dinners

All Day Kale and Eggs

Kale and eggs. Sounds pretty bland and boring, but take my word for it, this recipe is pretty stellar. The best part about it, other than being super healthy and loaded with antioxidants, iron, and nutrients, is that you can eat it at any time of day. Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner! You… Continue reading All Day Kale and Eggs

Family

Choosing the Right Daycare with Questionnaire and Checklist

My son is just shy of 16 months old, which is near peak age for separation anxiety and difficulties with transitions. Toddler age children have adjusted to strong habits and daily routines that guide their daily lives. Of course there will be the occasional change or shift in daily routines that can't be controlled, but… Continue reading Choosing the Right Daycare with Questionnaire and Checklist