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Week 21 and baby is now the size of a banana! (I can only assume that this refers to baby’s length these days… the fruit & veggie baby analogy is just a bit odd, don’t you think?) Banana One Ripe Whole Peel Yellow Black Spots Plates Cropped Nutrition Healthy eating Ingredient So lets just start […]

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Week 20 and baby is now the size of a small cantaloupe! Cantaloupe One Whole Rind Texture Complex Abstract Beige Detail Full frame Background Nobody Ingredient I’m having a bit more of a brain dead week. Sitting here trying to think of recipes I make using cantaloupe is proving “fruitless”. However, if you really want […]

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Week 19 and baby is the size of a mango! Mango Sliced Cubed Ripe Juicy Orange Sweet flavor Fresh Summer Detail Indoors Still life Ingredient Can you believe that we’re basically half way through this pregnancy?! Hubby had a bit of panic attack when a friend pointed that out to him the other day. I […]

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Week 18 and baby is the size of a sweet potato! Sweet potato Slices Raw Orange colour Peeled Preparing Ingredient Green Plate Indoors Still life Nobody Viewed from above I do love sweet potatoes almost as much as I love avocados. So many pregnancy books recommended ordering sweet potato fries over regular fries at restaurants, […]

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This week baby is the size of an onion! Red onion One Whole Purple Roots Peeling Simplicity Detail Selective focus Indoors Still life Nobody Ingredient Comparing baby to fruits and veggies is a touch confusing. Some weeks baby seems to get smaller than the previous week, but I just go with what I’m told. At […]

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Week 16 already! Baby is the size of an avocado! Avocado Ripe One Whole Yellow Plate Green Bumpy Close-up Viewed from above Indoors Nobody Ingredient Oh, avocados! How I do love thee! Let me count the ways: guacamole (we just squish up avocados with some sour cream and salsa) simply cut into wedges with a […]

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Baby is the size of a navel orange this week! Navel orange Label Barcode Sticker Brand One Whole Detail Cropped Copy space Indoors Nobody Ingredient Hmm… oranges… I really don’t cook with oranges much. When I do, I use them the same way I use lemons (sliced on fish or use the juice for a […]

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This week baby is the size of a lemon! Lemon Whole One Yellow Blue Vivid Sour flavor Colourful Close-up Indoors Still life Nobody Ingredient Ways I like lemon best (especially in the summer): thinly sliced and cooked on top of fish juice or wedges in an ice cold glass of water or sun tea freshly […]

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Baby is now about the size of a peach! Peach Whole One Overripe Wrinkled Unfresh Red Ingredient Forgotten Close-up Indoors Still life Nobody I can’t think of anything better than cutting up an overripe peach and pouring cream over it. Mushy and sweet! Yum! Of course there are plenty of other options out there: – […]

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Plums Whole Two Sweet flavor Burgundy Fresh Ripe Wet Ingredient Close-up Indoors Nobody Selective focus Plum Dumplings In the late summer, hubby treats me to a dinner of homemade plum dumplings. I think about eating them all year long, but the particular plums required are usually only available in mid-August to early September. Hubby’s recipe […]

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