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Instant Pot Tomato Soup

Instant Pot Tomato Soup

Our go-to Saturday lunch is English Muffin pizzas and tomato soup. We used to make canned soup, but since I got an Instant Pot for Christmas, we have been making our own Instant Pot Tomato Soup. Disclosure: Ann Arbor with Kids is compensated for sales through affiliate links in this post. Honestly, this recipe is so easy – and delicious […]

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Orange O’Lanterns – a Halloween Treat

Orange O'Lanterns

Are you looking for a fun, healthy Halloween treat? Look no further than these Orange O’Lanterns. When my daughter was in preschool Halloween party I signed up to bring a snack, but was not sure what I was going to bring. Most people were bring sweets, so I was asked to to bring fruit. I found a recipe for “Snack O’Lantern” oranges on Family Fun. The website is […]

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Strawberry Lemon Cheesecake

Lemon Strawberry Cheesecake

Lately my daughter has developed an interest in baking and wanted to create her own recipes. Earlier this month, she came up with a recipe for Strawberry Lemon Cheesecake which we made again last week for dessert on Easter. Recipe Inspiration for Strawberry Lemon Cheesecake My daughter knew that she wanted a cheesecake to be her first creation but wasn’t sure what flavor she wanted […]

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Throwback Thursday: Star Wars Edition

It’s finally here! Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens on Friday with early showings tonight. My daughter’s school has a big event tonight so we are waiting for tomorrow – I’ve already bought our tickets. For Throwback Thursday, I am sharing both some favorite Star Wars pictures over the years and also some Star Wars food and activity ideas. Star Wars Throwback Thursday Here […]

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Apple Chicken Stuffing Balls

Apple Chicken Stuffing

I love fall flavors…apples, stuffing, etc. As I was pondering how to best use all of the apples that my family picked at Wasem Fruit Farm, I decided to make Apple Chicken Stuffing Balls. About 10 years I started to make an apple stuffing variation using cider and apples in my boxed stuffing mix. Last year I found a recipe on Pinterest […]

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Maple Soyaki Cedar Plank Salmon

Maple-Soyaki Salmon - Cooked on the Grill

My husband was introduced to cedar plank grilling by a colleague several years ago.  We started “easy” with chicken pieces and last summer ventured into salmon which is more delicate and harder to cook properly. Our first foray into salmon was using his colleagues recipe for a rum, brown sugar, salt cure. Last year we also made a second recipe – maple-soy […]

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