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I made these muffins the other day on a whim and boy am I glad we gave them a whirl.  GOOD!  They are Millet Muffins courtesy of 101 Cookbooks – a fabulous blog.  She has a new cookbook that just came out and this recipe is in the book.  I hope the rest of the recipes are just as good!

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The kids ADORED them!  Even with no butter on top!

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We were seriously fighting over every last one of them.

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I snuck the last 2 for myself!  Don’t worry – I plan on making more this week sometime so I’m not THAT mean of a mom.  ; )

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The weather has been lame the past few days and from what I hear – the trend is going to continue.  So the kids spent some time outside today even though it was NOT warm.  Looks can be deceiving!

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Ok, THIS has to be the last of it!  I know I said this last week (and most likely I jinxed it) but this time it has to be true!  It just has to!

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For those keeping score, Eric’s prediction of ice out TODAY was wrong.  I might have a shot with my guess of tomorrow (April 18th).  It is looking really, really thin this evening.  I will be gloat-y gloater-son if I win!  Woohoo!

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I love how intense he looks!

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He wasn’t liking the sun in his eyes.  Apparently the sunglasses didn’t help though cuz he wanted to stop playing right after this.

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And this brings us to tonight’s dinner.  I had bought a ham from Cub this past week for a pretty sweet deal – 89 cents a pound!  So it fed us for 4 days now – and there’s still some left!  Score!  So tonight I decided to veer away from the ever popular sandwich route.  This was pretty good!  Its a Broccoli, Ham and Pasta Salad from Eating Well.

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I didn’t use all the things the recipe called for, but only cuz I didn’t have it all on hand.  I used brown rice fusilli from Trader Joes instead of whole wheat pasta.  I also didn’t use any plain yogurt, but only because we didn’t have any and it was just fine without it.  This is definitely a keeper!  It will be a great summer time salad for sure!   I was the only one who ate it with spinach – its definitely not a necessity, but I like spinach – so there!

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Well, Dylan’s movie night feature film (Toy Story) is nearly over, so must go wrangle him into bed.  Tomorrow is picture day at school, so he’s gotta get his beauty sleep! : )

Later!

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About trishthedish79

Stay at home mom of 2, wife, cook, playmate, friend, Zumba instructor, fitness guru and internet junkie.
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  1. Anonymous says:

    >The muffins and the salad look delish, but alas, have no ham or millet!! so another time, I guess!! Think you must have jinxed our weather as well—we are supposed to get 6+ more inches of snow again tomorrow!! and the ground is still white from the last storm!! SICK OF IT!!!!

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