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Essential Oils

Essential Oils 101 For Moms

Essential oils are all the rage right now. You see them almost everywhere: the superstore, drugstore, natural store, homestead store, and even the online store. They line up shelves and take up stock. People sing their praises and attest to their results. But what are essential oils, really? And how are mothers like us using […]

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Salad

Summer Cilantro Lime Quinoa Salad

I love making salads in the summer while the produce is in peak season and the flavors are amazing. The next time you’re at a farmers market, grab some fresh cherry tomatoes, yellow corn, cilantro, jalapenos, and lettuce greens and make up some Cilantro Lime Quinoa Salad! For this recipe I borrowed a dressing that I found […]

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fruit pie

A Healthy Twist on Fruit Pie

Summer has arrived, and so has the fruit! For our family, this means making fresh fruit pies. They are so delicious! The only problem is that as much as we love our pie, it seems that we are always trying cut back on the sweets in favor of healthier dessert options. I was convinced there had […]

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Veggie Sloppy Joes for PDX Moms Blog

Veggie Loaded Sloppy Joes {Recipe}

Veggies are this recipe’s best kept secret. Shhh… don’t tell the kids! Trying to get your kids to eat a few servings of vegetables every day can be challenging, especially if you’ve got picky eaters in the house. This healthy take on a childhood classic is a great way to sneak them in without the kids […]

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