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Thai Butternut Squash Soup | Blog – Parenting Twins Article

Fall has officially arrived here in Ontario, the leaves are changing colour, the mornings are crisp and cool and the days are far too short.  It’s a favourite time for most because everyone is excited to break out their cozy sweaters and drink all the pumpkin spice lattes possible. It’s also the time of year when we are all craving cozy comfort food and we don’t mind the oven warming up the house.  Soups are always a smart diner idea in…

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Bakery Style Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies – Parenting Twins Article

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeBetterCookies #CollectiveBias #ChewyCookies​How do you like your chocolate chip cookies? I would dare to suggest that most people like a crisp but chewy edge with a soft chewy center? This is not always easy to achieve when you’re missing some simple but crucial steps. The perfect bakery-style chewy chocolate chip cookie is right here… its all in the size of the cookie, the consistency of…

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Easy to Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies – Parenting Twins Article

With autumn here and colder days fast approaching, it’s always nice to get cosy and eat some delicious food. It’s my belief that your soul needs warm yummy food at this time of year!Having always had a sweet tooth, baking is something I’ve enjoyed since I was little. Cookies and biscuits are something I haven’t attempted to bake for a long time, but as the chilly autumn evenings have begun closing in, I’ve been called to bake something warm, chocolatey,…

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Glazed Salmon with Quinoa and Spring Vegetables – Parenting Twins Article

A few years ago, I ordered a quinoa salad at a hotel and fell in love with the texture and nuttiness. Whenever quinoa is featured on the menu, I would order it. For reasons unknown to me, it has never been prepared at home until recently. To my surprise and delight, quinoa is easy to prepare with the added bonus of being nutritionally dense.This bowl of deliciousness features everyday ingredients and flavours that my family love. Its recipe was mindfully developed…

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Kale, Cantaloupe, Goat Cheese Salad Recipe- SO Easy – A Child Grows – Parents Article

Hi, everyone! We have another summer salad recipe here that saves well in the fridge and is super filling.  This kale-themed salad is always such a hit, and so totally easy that it’s one of my personal favorites for all summertime events. With goat cheese, it’s easy on the stomach, and can be eaten with zero guilt. Cantaloupes are amazing this time of year- let’s enjoy one! This pairs well with any protein or side grain, but also loves to be…

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Banana Berry Zinger Smoothie – Jays Sweet N Sour Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

“This post is sponsored by Celestial Seasonings but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.” I think the best thing about Summer is the fact that it’s officially Smoothie Season! I am a smoothie girl and love to drink all types of smoothies. Today I am sharing a new recipe made with Celestial Seasonings Herbal Teas. I’m a big fan of this brand and love to mix and match the tea’s to make sensational smoothies. Celestial teas are…

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Anyone can make this jam. Yes, really. – Parenting Twins Article

Imagine being in a country house surrounded by snow capped mountains overlooking a lake, logs are cracking gently in the fireplace, soft music playing  and the smell of freshly baked bread wafting through the home. My husband having a nap on a large leather chaise lounge, the twins reading on the other lounge with a blanket and a dog between them. That is my idea of domestic bliss. A girl can dream can’t she? The truth is I have never…

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Anyone can bake this. Yes, really. – Parenting Twins Article

The heart of our home is the open plan kitchen / family room and that is usually where I hang as a lot of satisfaction and joy is derived from experimenting creating meals for my tribe who are constantly hungry and to my absolute delight, friends who drop by. In fact, “hello” is often replaced with “are you hungry?” / “have you eaten?” and regardless of their responses, mine is always “let’s have a cuppa and eat.” I reckon all…

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Shiitake and Chive Dumplings | My Baba – Parents Article

(Makes 20–25 Dumplings)Preparation time: 1 hourCooking time: 10 Minutes Ingredients 225g plain flour 130–150ml hot water vegetable oil, for frying The Filling 50g rice vermicelli noodles a handful of coriander 1 spring onion a thumb-size piece of ginger 1 garlic clove 5 shiitake mushrooms, soaked and drained 200g Chinese chives or garlic shoots 5 pak choi leaves 1 leaf of Chinese leaf cabbage The Marinade 1 tablespoon light soy sauce ¼ teaspoon black pepper ¼…

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The Single Father’s Guide: Insanely Simple Crock-Pot Recipe – Single Dad, Parents Article

My fellow, single father brothers, if you’re responsible for cooking for you and your children and you don’t have a crock-pot, get one. Cooking in a crock-pot is one of the easiest and most economical ways to help create a healthy diet for you and your children. From the standpoint of cost-effectiveness, wait until you find a protein that’s on-sale at your grocer’s meat department or at your local butcher. Grab a pork shoulder or beef rump roast and, if…

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