Brown Butter Riceflower (Cauliflower Rice)

Brown Butter Riceflower (Cauliflower Rice)

Ok, ok, I know. The whole gluten-free paleo food movement isn’t really your thing, and that’s totally fine! I won’t force feed you any particular diet plan or food choices. However, if you are trying to control your blood sugar, rice can be a hidden enemy! Enter: SUPER CAULIFLOWER!

JUST KIDDING! If you haven’t tried this yet, it’s worth the experiment. Ry and I made this on a whim the other night to go along with some bomb Spinach Chicken, and it was so much better than we expected. All 3 kids LOVED it too.

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Some of my favorite products for toddlers

Toddler Tools: Save your sanity with this list of helper items | @Emmmmerz www.emmmmerz.com

And our third installment in baby gear is here! Toddlerhood is a very trying season, and these items can help lessen some of the stress.

For the want of a nail, the shoe was lost; for the want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for the want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for the want of care about a horseshoe nail.
— Benjamin Franklin

How I broke down my lists:
Pregnancy (duh)
Newborn (0-2mos)
Baby/Infant (2-12Mos)
Toddler (12-24mos)
Preschooler (2-4years)
** some preemies might be better categorized based on their “adjusted age”.
Toddler Tools
Potty training starts in this period, along with major communication skills, annnnnnndddd…… the dreaded teething!(Keep in mind, each item is going to have a referral link, which just means that at no cost to you, you can help support the blog! Yay!)

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DIY Pizza Night

Sigh; the bane of every SAHM’s day would be the shows their kids get attached to. Most of Jam’s don’t bother me, but Cailou is a love/hate thing. I feel that he has taught a lot of good things (beig kind to others, sharing, kindess to animals, being the big brother, etc) but sometimes the twinge of Cailou’s voice is just not bearable…
pizza
Today he was watching on PBS, and they made Pizza’s with the twins, which inspired tonight’s dinner:

DIY Pizza ala Cailou

Inspired by these recipes:
Veggie Pizza
California Avocado Pizza
Roasted Garlic Chicken White Sauce Pizza
Meatball Pizza
Hawaiian Pizza
Fruit Pizza

Ingredients:
3 rolls crescent rolls
1 roll sugar cookie dough
2 rolls pizza dough
2 packs cream cheese
2 blocks cheddar cheese
1 block mozzarella cheese
1 small container feta cheese
1 small carton sour cream
thinly sliced smoked ham
pesto sauce
marinara sauce
powdered ranch dressing
1 small can sliced black olives
canned artichoke hearts
basalmic dressing
marshmallow creme
fresh broccoli
fresh green/red peppers
shredded carrot
1 heirloom tomato
2 ripe avocados
med. red onion
sliced white mushrooms
portabello mushrooms
kale
asparagus
small bunch green onion
1 small cucumber
kiwi
strawberry
banana
blueberries
2 granny smith apples
canned pineapple chunks/tidbits/slices

Directions:

1st Cool Veggie Deluxe Pizza
2nd Mighty Mighty Meatball Pizza
3rd Califoracado Spifeta Pizza
4th Hawaiian Hula Pizza
5th Fabulous Fruit Pizza

Now, stuff your face. And pray Cailou is a quickly passing phase…

You Are My Sunshine

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You’ll never know dear, how much I love you
Please don’t take my sunshine away

The other night dear, as I lay sleepin’
I dreamed, I held you in my arms
When I awoke dear, I was mistaken
So I hung my head and I cry

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You’ll never know dear, how much I love you
Please don’t take my sunshine away

You told me once dear, you really loved me
And no one else could come between us
But now you’ve left me and you love another
And you have shattered all my dreams

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You’ll never know dear, how much I love you
Please don’t take my sunshine away

I’ll always love you and make you happy
If you will only say the same
But if you leave me to love another
But you’ll regret it all some day

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine
You make me happy when skies are grey
You’ll never know dear, how much I love you
Please don’t take my sunshine away
Please don’t take my sunshine away

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