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Southwest Quinoa Salad + Maple-Mustard-Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Once again, I missed the What I Ate Wednesday party with Peas & Crayons. But, you guys? I’m making up for it with not only one, but two recipes! Even though I’m not sure what the definition of South-Western food is, this salad has become part of our regular meal rotation lately. I’m assuming corn, beans and avocado are staples in kitchens of the American Southwest, so that’s what I’m going to call this combination. Feel free to educate me, …

What I Ate Wednesday + Apple-Quinoa Mini Muffins {toddler-approved, wheat-free}

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I’m joining the What I Ate Wednesday party again today, by linking up with Jenn from Peas & Crayons. But first I wanted to apologize that this little recipe didn’t get posted on Monday, as I promised on Twitter last week. Oops! Apple-Quinoa Mini Muffins It’s a wheat-free and toddler-approved snack, perfect for little hands to grab and munch on the go. Ingredients: 1 c cooked quinoa 1 c oat flour 1 t baking powder dash of salt 1/3 c …

Life Lately & Woolzies Winner

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Hey friends, How is your summer so far? We are (still) getting used to life in Southern California. The San Diego Zoo is amazing and we love being beach bums. We still have lots to do, regarding our move here, including a ton of paperwork, choosing insurance, etc. Hopefully we will also have a new car soon, so I can stop breaking my back putting my squirmy toddler in the back seat of our Mazda 3. It’s tiny, don’t get …