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Strawberry Banana Bread

May 11, 2013
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One of my greatest joys of motherhood is having the chance to view the world through the wide eyes of my two little kids. Everything…everything is so much more fun and exciting and vibrant to them. Especially something as simple as strawberry picking. I’ve driven past the family-owned U-Pick strawberry fields in Carlsbad for years, […]

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Yogurt Mixed Berry Pie

March 14, 2012
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“It dee-WISH-us!!” That’s the highest level of culinary praise from my two-year-old son. That and plate licking…both his own plate and that of his big sister. This Yogurt Mixed Berry Pie, from a recipe on the Chobani Greek Yogurt package, beat out even chocolate chip cookies among my kids this weekend. It’s got to be […]

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Cream Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake

June 14, 2011
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It turns out that today, June 14, is National Strawberry Shortcake Day (who knew?). Far be it from me to let this opportunity to try the Cream Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake recipe I’ve been holding for months slip by. No offense to those Twinkie-like yellow strawberry shortcake sponge shells they sell in the produce department at […]

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Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

June 2, 2011
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There was a moment of calm when I doled out the homemade strawberry ice cream cones. On the faces of my daughter and two little friends who were at our house last weekend – ages 2, 3 and 4 – were looks of focus, determination and, dare I say, intensity as they sought to catch […]

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Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries

May 2, 2011
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A little over six years ago my then-boyfriend and I were renting a condo in southern Orange County. One Sunday afternoon, after friends who had joined us for brunch had left, Mike suggested we go for a walk on the beach. This was the second time he’d made such a suggestion that weekend. The previous […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Strawberries

April 12, 2011
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I stepped foot inside a gym this week for the first time in nearly four years. It was a little strange to be back. A lot has changed in the gym world. There are things like “zumba”, “barre method” and “Lululemon” that I’d only really known about casually via updates in my Facebook news feed. […]

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Quick & Easy Strawberry Jam

September 9, 2009

I always thought that if I wanted to make my own homemade jam I’d have to learn the process of canning. It seemed like more time and effort than I wanted to put in – I just wanted the jam. So when it came to my attention that there was a “quick and easy” method […]

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