Mediterranean Tuna and White Bean Salad

Fresh, light marinated white bean and tuna salad

January is a weird month for me. I start it strong carried on a wave of warm fuzzies from Christmas and New Years, and all of my boys’ birthdays, then exit the month sleepy and befuddled by the constant palette of whites and greys outside the window with the occasional glimpse of brown. My grandma…

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Kielbasa and Pierogies Sheet Pan Meal

Kielbasa and Pierogie Sheet Pan Meall at www.foodiewithfamily.com

Can I see a show of hands for people who are absolutely mad for pierogies? I don’t see how there could be a much more perfect food: mashed potatoes and cheese (or maybe onions) wrapped up in a perfect pasta pocket. Seriously. Pierogies almost reduce my linguistic skills to guttural noises. Uhhhhnnnnnn. For years upon…

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Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Tacos from www.foodiewithfamily.com

Every now and then I go and cook myself out. I’m sure you know what I mean… when you’ve gone and cooked so much that you’re only equal to ordering out or tossing something in the microwave. Tell me I’m not the only one who does this. It’s at moments like this when I make…

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Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Sauce

Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Sauce at www.foodiewithfamily.com

Have you ever stumbled on a recipe that made you holler because it was so good? And then you’re shocked to find out that it’s low in calories and fat? Yeah. No. Neither had I until just a couple of days ago. I was chatting with my friend and fellow food blogger, Mary Younkin of…

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Applesauce Pouches {Homemade GoGo Squeez or Fruit Crushers}

Applesauce Pouches {Homemade GoGo Squeez or Fruit Crushers} from www.foodiewithfamily.com

Does anyone else have kids who fell head-over-heels for those little GoGo SqueeZ Applesauce on the Go or Fruit Crusher pouches? I know it’s  not necessarily a bad thing, given that they’re full of healthy applesauce. The trouble is that they’re REALLY STINKIN’ EXPENSIVE even when purchased in bulk through Amazon. And I have five…

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Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte {real pumpkin}

Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte with real pumpkin | www.foodiewithfamily.com

Four out of five of my kids are sick. Snuffling, sneezing, sore throat, goobery, gloppy, walking-petri-dish, tissue-dropping sick. This comes at the end of a week that was so busy that I didn’t know whether I was coming or going two-thirds of the time. There are five kids in this house, friends, you can imagine…

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Pumpkin Spice Granola | Make Ahead Mondays

Pretty Excellent But Not Better Than Sex Pumpkin Spice Granola with dried cranberries from www.foodiewithfamily.com for #MakeAheadMondays

I’m just going to come right out and tell you this is the best granola I have ever made. Hot diggidy dang, it’s good. I know, I know… Granola isn’t usually exciting, but this one is. I recognize that you may be doubting me right now, and I don’t really have a way to make…

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Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks

Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks from www.foodiewithfamily.com

  Can we have a chat about what I especially love about the recipe I’m sharing with you today? I know I don’t need to tell you just how powerful melty, stringy, garlicky, herbed cheese is… Or how seductive chewy, crispy, oil-soaked bread is… I know that… So I’m going to convince you that you…

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