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Strawberry and Feta Salad

strawberry and feta salad recipe in brown bowl

Easy, Delicious Weekly Meal Plans for Busy Moms! Yes Please! HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Strawberry and Feta Salad June 10, 2019 Salads are one of my favorite lunch or dinner options. I especially love ones that balance sweet and salty – like this strawberry and feta salad. The combination of sweet strawberries with briny feta, salty…

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Buttermilk Biscuits

buttermilk biscuit dripping with butter on baking sheet

Easy, Delicious Weekly Meal Plans for Busy Moms! Yes Please! HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Buttermilk Biscuits June 5, 2019 I still remember one of my first biscuit experiences. It was in Portland, Oregon at Pine State Biscuits. It was buttery, warm, savory, and the perfect vehicle for fried chicken. Years after eating there I dreamt of making…

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Balance

Collin and Owen smiling at each other sitting on chairs

Easy, Delicious Weekly Meal Plans for Busy Moms! Yes Please! HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout The Unreachable: Balance Pneumonia 4 times in 1 year. That’ll change a person. In good ways and bad. After each bout of pneumonia I went through days, weeks, even months of sadness and frustration. Sadness that my life didn’t feel like mine…

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Peanut Sauce

peanut sauce recipe with veggie spring rolls

Easy, Delicious Weekly Meal Plans for Busy Moms! Yes Please! HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Peanut Sauce January 16, 2019 One of the best parts about Thai food is the peanut sauce. When I went to college in Portland, I would frequent a local Thai restaurant that had the BEST pad thai and peanut sauce. To tell…

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Manoli’s

grilled octopus with fave beans and lemon piece on white plate from manolii's

Manoli’s I’ve got to admit when I first heard of Manoli’s, I assumed it was a typical Greek restaurant that served oversized gyros, sides of lemon rice, and desserts drenched in honey. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good gyro here and there but they aren’t an item I crave. Well, let me just…

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Breastfeeding

Collin standing on colorful play area in back yard

Easy, Delicious Weekly Meal Plans for Busy Moms! Yes Please! HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Breastfeeding Challenges Well, the time has come. I’ve decided to start weaning my little guy from breastfeeding. It’s not that I don’t enjoy it, I actually do.  I’m just so done with pumping. I’m done with hauling my pump everywhere, always wearing…

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Beltex Meats

Beltex Meats Cubano sandwich

Beltex Meats I’m not quite sure where to begin with my love of Beltex Meats. It’s a pasture raised, whole animal butcher shop. The meat cases usually include various specialty cuts, brined pork chops, sausages, duck liver mousse, terrines, head cheese, Jamaican beef patties, sauces, soups and more. Keep in mind they don’t always offer…

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Sleep Training

Collin taking a bath sleep training topic

Easy, Delicious Weekly Meal Plans for Busy Moms! Yes Please! HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Sleep Training Method I never knew how difficult sleep training would be until I had kids. Before Owen and Collin, I thought I knew what tired felt like. I look back at pre-kids Leslie and think, “Seriously? You thought you were tired?…

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Fisher Brewing Co.

leslie drinking a beer at fisher brewing co

Fisher Brewing Co. It should be no surprise that I’m featuring one of my favorite places in Salt Lake City: Fisher Brewing Co. Even with a 4% ABV restriction, Fisher Brewing manages to make beers that have flavor. A few favorite options include the Galaxy Kolsch, C-Note, and the Glacial Pace IPL. They have rotating…

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The Old Dutch Store

The Old Dutch sandwich

The Old Dutch Store I’m a sucker for a tasty sandwich. One of my favorite places to get my sandwich fix is The Old Dutch Store. It’s a deli meets specialty Dutch goods store. Most of the sandwiches come with meat in tube form (liverwurst, pate, salami, teawurst, or pork loin), tomato, mayo or miracle…

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