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Lemon Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

Lemon Parmesan Brussels Sprouts All you need: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 of a lemon 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese. All you do: Over medium-high heat, place a … Continue reading

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We are about to go crazy for Kalettes! No, that is not a made-up word – Kalettes are a delicious new vegetable that are a blend of Brussels sprouts and the beloved kale. They are made through the process of … Continue reading

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Simple Summer Salad with Saladena

I’m always looking for new, delicious and SIMPLE salads. So when I came across these adorably packages Saladena cheese toppers, I got excited. There’s a blue cheese (with cranberries, orange peels and pumpkin seeds) and a feta (with candied lemon … Continue reading

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Know What You Grow: Garden Signs

I have had several people asking where I bought the garden signs that I use for my square foot garden. I purchased these from Amazon – and they even come with a special paint pen. The signs are so useful when … Continue reading

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Grilled Romaine Salad

I saw this picture of a grilled salad in the most recent Hy-Vee Seasons Magazine and curiosity finally got the best of me. I decided to wing it and give it a try. I had a bag of romaine lettuce … Continue reading

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Get your kids to LOVE broccoli: Lemon Parmesan Broccoli

As a mother of two young kids (ages 4 and 2.5) I am often asked if my kids eat vegetables and if so, how do I get them to eat them (without complaining). The quick answer to that is “Yes, … Continue reading

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Lemon Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

I am always looking for ways to jazz up our vegetable side dishes. I can only eat frozen vegetables for so many days before I crack. Don’t get me wrong, frozen vegetables are magnificent in the fact that they are … Continue reading

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