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Entries from February 2009

Shellfish on Friday

February 27th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Now that Lent is here, I have even more incentive to try new seafood recipes to incorporate more sustainable seafood into our diet. This was actually our Shrove Tuesday pancake meal, but we will definitely be making it again. Shellfish is loaded with nutrients (scallops with vitamin B12) and while my son isn’t yet slurping [...]

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Tags: fish · recipes · seafood

Away from Home

February 19th, 2009 · 5 Comments

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Away from Home, originally uploaded by foodietots. Can you guess from this market photo where we went on vacation? No, not Central America. Florida. No luck finding a native avocado, but [...]

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Tags: recipes

Recipe Swap, Valentine’s Edition

February 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Recipe Swap “Sunday” comes a day early this week, with some Valentine’s recipes that tempted my taste buds: A “Fishy Valentine” from Dish-trict (what, a whole fish doesn’t scream romance to you?) Cute Breadstick Hearts from What’s Cooking Skip the pink, with an Orange Lunch from Alison’s Lunch Something sweet, Root Beer Bundt Cake from [...]

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Tags: recipe swap sunday

Banana Oat Bran Pancakes

February 12th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Heart-shaped pancakes are something of a Valentine’s tradition in the FoodieTots’ home. I’ve been experimenting with a banana bran batter that provides a fiber boost while staying light and fluffy. The toddler loves to help make pancakes and as you can see, was quite pleased with this recipe. Best served with fresh fruit and topped [...]

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Tags: cooking with toddlers · grains · recipes

Hearty Winter Baked Ziti

February 11th, 2009 · 6 Comments

That kale we can’t get enough of? I love to make myself a quick lunch of “green eggs and kale” (blanch kale, then poach eggs in the same water = greenish eggs), but am still hunting for a way to convince the husband and toddler of kale’s deliciousness. In the meantime, I add bits and [...]

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Tags: organic · pasta · recipes · sustainable family supper