Sweet Saturday: Zucchini Bread

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Sweet Saturday: Zucchini Bread

Mid-summer. A time of miserable heat and humidity, well, typically, and vegetables ripe enough to pick from the garden. While our temperatures have been mild, our garden has grown plenty of tomatoes and zucchini ready to pick. The challenge has been how to use all this extra produce. Earlier this week, I made a fresh tomato sauce and turned a zucchini into pasta and on another night I made my cheesy zucchini rice. Despite that, I still have lots of zucchini (and tomatoes) left! I plan on baking several loaves of zucchini bread over the next few days with the remaining

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Cheesy Zucchini Rice

I hate most vegetables. I do.  I want to like them. I’ve tried vegetables in many different ways in the hopes of loving them, but I struggle. My biggest issue with most veggies is the texture. The texture is not pleasing to my tongue.  There are a few vegetables I don’t mind. I love raw carrots, broccoli, and tomatoes (although they are technically a fruit). I like cooked peas, broccoli (as long as it is quickly sauteed…I hate it steamed), spinach, mushrooms, and corn (technically a grain, right?).  I don’t like to eat bell pepper or onions, typically, but love

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Homemade Baby Food

I have officially become one of “those” moms.  You know the ones…the ones who don’t want to do what all the other moms have been doing for decades.  My first “rebellion” was to reject disposable diapers and go with cloth (which I LOVE).  Now, I’m going even further by making Ginny’s baby food. When I first envisioned having a baby, I thought I would be like most and buy Gerber’s at the grocery store.  My mom did that as well as my sister.  It was my sister-in-law who brought up making baby food for Ginny.  This surprised me mainly because

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