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Beany chili con carne with cocoa

This may seem like a long list of ingredients, but most of it is spices. If there is one you don’t have, simply use more of another. See one you don’t care for, skip it. This is just the combo … Continue reading

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Tortilla soup

I love Mexican food and there is a lot of it here in Los Angeles. The border is only 2 1/2 hours south by car. This soup is just as good -better actually- than the restaurant versions I have eaten. It tastes very autentic … Continue reading

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Sneaky cookie scones

The two little ones keep me creative. One stays clear of protein, the other has a thing with veggies. So what’s a mom to do? Well, they love sweets (who doesn’t?!), but their bodies really don’t need much sugar. However, they do need … Continue reading

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Quick tomato soup

I was out late with the kids today and everyone was hungry, when we returned home to a rather empty fridge. So quick trip to the pantry and we had a tasty soup in 20 minutes: 1 /2 onion, chopped … Continue reading

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