Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower

Parmesan Roasted CauliflowerYou guys have had roasted cauliflower, haven't you? I'm admittedly kinda out of the loop about what the kids are eating nowadays. But I have to imagine that roasted cauliflower is a thing. If not, it should be. It should be as big as kale chips and black bean brownies, because, holy cow, roasted cauliflower is incredible. And I'm not just saying that because I'm the world's biggest cauliflower fan (although, I totally am), even my cauliflower-hating husband thinks roasted. . .
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Honey Ginger Lemonade Health Tonic

Honey Ginger Lemonade Health TonicI really struggled with what to call this drink. I think by calling it a "lemonade," it sounds like it's sugar-packed drink that kids sell for five cents a cup (actually, I have no idea what the going rate for lemonade is?) at a stand in their driveway. This isn't that. I thought about calling it a "tonic" or even a "health tonic," but I felt like that was getting dangerously close to snake oil schlepping territory. I'm not trying. . .
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Harvest Tally: February

Food Production Tally—February 2015Those of you that have been around here a while know that my husband and I started a (now defunct) homesteading blog a few years back. We loved writing that blog, but keeping up with it just proved to be too much for us and our already packed schedules. So a lot of that content (gardening, DIY, homesteading, etc.) was rolled into the content here, and I love getting to share that part of my life with you guys! One. . .
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Chicken Noodle Soup From Scratch

Chicken Noodle Soup From ScratchWelp. I'm sick. This is the second illness I've had in three months, and man, I'm hoping it's the last one for a while. I used to have such a rockin' good immune system, but like a lot of things, my immune system is still recovering from pregnancy, childbirth, and the newborn days. It still isn't back to 100%. Thankfully, unlike when I had the flu back in December, I think this time it's just your run-of-the-mill cold. When I have a. . .
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A Day In My Life: February 25, 2015

A Day in My Life6:47 am: Juniper stirs next to me (we bedshare), and I turn over, pull her close, and she nurses. Sometimes she falls back asleep, not this time, though. After a few minutes of nursing, her eyes flutter open, she smiles, and starts speaking her adorable baby language. 6:58 am: She's done nursing, and is up and ready to go. She's crawling all the around the bed. Climbing on us, the pillows, the headboard, basically anything she can get her hands. . .
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Creamy Taco Macaroni Skillet

Creamy Taco Macaroni SkilletThis post is brought to you by a Back to Her Roots sponsor. I think you can tell exactly where someone is in their life by their pots and pans. You start off in your first apartment, probably with a few extra hand-me-downs from your parents' kitchen. Then, eventually, you start making your own money, and decide to throw some of your hard-earned cash on a starter set of cookware (or maybe someone bought some for you). And those are probably the pots. . .
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30 Minute Whole Wheat Focaccia Bread

Whole Wheat Focaccia BreadI can't believe I haven't shared this recipe with you guys yet. I've been making this hearty, whole grain, crazy easy focaccia bread for years and years and years. It's a staple in our house because it comes together so darn quickly! If you think all yeast breads must take forever, then this focaccia is here to prove you wrong. It's ready start-to-finish in a half hour. Making it a bread that is quick enough to bake to go along. . .
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What’s In My Diaper Bag

Diaper BagI spent the last two weeks of my pregnancy obsessed with what people carry in their diaper bags. I was 13 days overdue, so everything that needed to get done had been accomplished weeks prior. My house was clean. My freezer was stocked with food. The nursery closet was organized. The hospital bag was packed. My work had all been wrapped up. I was basically just sitting around simmering. So, I needed to focus on something, and I focused on repeatedly. . .
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