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Cinnamon Rolls

A Food First by Friday – All About Bread


So, did you notice all of the different varieties of bread in the bakery aisle?  It’s surprising isn’t it?  I even found pumpkin spice English muffins, but passed on buying them.  I picked up two new breads this past week and both of them were ok. The first bread I bought was a pack of rolls labeled “Big Island Sweet…

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dinner firsts

Dinner – A Food First by Friday


So, what was for dinner this week?  Did anyone try any new picnic foods over the holiday weekend?  Our household had a few new dinners this past week for the food first by Friday challenge.  One new dinner was pepperoni pizza pasta.  It was very good and one of the recipes from the meal plan that we follow.  A second…

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navajo taco

Lunch – A Food First by Friday


How did everyone do with eating something new for lunch this past week?  I started out pretty poorly because I ate my usual ham and cheese sandwich for lunch three days in a row!  But I rebounded and had a few new things! Since our cherry tomato plants are exploding with ripe tomatoes right now, I made a tomato salad…

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Spanish Breakfast burrito

Breakfast – A Food First by Friday


I have to say that breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! I love everything from eggs to pancakes to cereal, but of course, don’t have the time to make a decent breakfast each morning. I also don’t need the calories! One solution in our family is to have breakfast for dinner, it’s easy and food that the whole…

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Pizza buns from the frozen foods aisle

Frozen Foods – A Food First Before Friday


Were you amazed at all of the different food options in the frozen foods aisle?  We sure were!  The kids and I quickly picked out two new items to try…one sweet and one savory.  Since we were camping this weekend and tend to not eat as healthy while camping, we bought some Blue Bunny ice cream sandwiches and Digiorno pizza…

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Food Firsts on vacation

Entering Week Two of the Biggest Food First Before Friday Challenge


How did week one go?  Has your family been trying new foods?  Our family certainly has!  We are currently on vacation in Alaska, and I can’t wait to share with you what we’ve been eating!  There have been non-stop food firsts! Most of the best meals that I’ve ever eaten have been while traveling.  My favorites are crab cakes from…

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coffee drink from a shop in Montreal

The Food First Before Friday Results – Coffee Shop Drink


Oh, how I love coffee drinks!  Mocha!  Caramel Macchiato! Vanilla Latte!  I love them all!  The hotter the better!  So, what happened yesterday when we stopped into a coffee shop for this weeks challenge?  I ordered a Pineapple Black Tea Lemonade.  What!?  I know!  This is what happens when you are challenged to try something new. The first drink I…

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Greek Salad Food First Before Friday challenge

Greek Food – A Food First Before Friday


Did anyone take a little trip to Greece this last week?  I hope your family tried and loved something new!  I attempted  to eat a little bit healthier this week, Mediterranean style.  During my last trip to the grocery store, I picked up some red and yellow bell peppers, spinach, feta, tomatoes and arugula.  Colorful salads tossed with homemade vinaigrette…

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