Trail Mix with Fruit, Seeds, & Chocolate

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Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter. The arrival of Spring just beckons us to come outside. Once the clouds clear and the sun pops out, it’s time to hit the trail. And what better snack […]

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Orange Salad with Feta and Almonds

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I’m sharing this yummy salad over on Food Your Way today. It is just bursting with flavor from the feta and oranges. Oh my! Pop on over and share your own spring salad inspirations.

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Get 20% Off The Everything Beans Book

Last week I told you about The Everything Beans Book. This week Katie is offering a coupon code if you’d like to buy it. Use the code LIFEWITHBEANS to get 20% off the beans book, through March 21st at midnight MST.

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Pesto & Feta Pasta Salad with Cranberries

Cranberry-Pesto Pasta Salad

My sister who got the idea from her sister-in-law told me about this salad years ago. It always sounded intriguing. Pesto, feta, and cranberries? All having a party together? Count me in! But, I never got around to trying it. And since I see my sister infrequently, she never got around to making it for […]

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Soy Grilled Salmon

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Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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Beans, Beans, the Frugal Fruit…

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Beans and rice, rice and beans — one of the means that our family used to get out of debt. Talk about your super-frugal foods! We were able to live within our means, save money, eat well, and lose some weight during the year or two when beans and rice were served up two to […]

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Welcome Spring to Your Kitchen

orange salad

While the seasons have not quite changed, most people I know are itching for it to happen. Even in California, where it does sometimes get cold, we are looking forward to an end to the rainy, rainy season, and the return of spring and  summer local produce to be in proliferation. Despite their best efforts […]

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Quinoa Pilaf

quinoa pilaf

I first heard about quinoa about ten years ago. I knew it was healthy. But, it sounded weird, so I didn’t mess with it. About a year ago I bought some because I knew it was healthy. But, it sounded weird, so I didn’t mess with it. Then, we had dinner with a very healthy, […]

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Maple Yogurt Parfait

Yogurt Parfait

Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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Grocery University Sale

There is a great sale going on for Grocery University today. I wrote extensively about it over at LifeasMOM. Pop over and check out the details.

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