Author Archives: Dallas Funk

About Dallas Funk

I'm a stay-at-home mom with two children (a seven-year-old son and a five-year-old daughter), 20+ years of writing experience, and a passion for food that has been developed over a lifetime of experimenting. Over the past 12 years of marriage, I have worked hard to learn all that I can to make my family all that it can be. My expertise has been primarily self-taught, allowing me to provide insights for the average person, whether they be an aspiring cook, a new mother, or a hopeful writer. I have studied and experimented with baking, cooking, budget meals, healthy and tasty alternatives to comfort foods, and even food photography. By combining my writing experience, my hard won cooking expertise, and my "everyman" outlook, I offer a special and unique slant to food and dining. In January of 2015, I will receive my MFA in Creative Writing, with a Popular Fiction specialty, from the University of Southern Maine's Stonecoast Writing Program.

Crockpot Breakfast for MOPS Meeting

One of the many things I’ve discovered while raising my children is that I can’t do it on my own. I can’t even do it with “just” my husband’s help. It really does take a village. With our extended family … Continue reading

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Long Time No Post

It’s been rather a long time since I have posted, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been eating (obviously) and certainly doesn’t mean I haven’t been working on expanding my food experiences. We took the family to the Blank Park … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Cottage Cheese

One of the biggest difficulties of doing a healthy eating plan is all the eating that you have to do. Spreading the calories out through several meals and snacks during the day is nice because it helps you feel fuller … Continue reading

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Part of Your Complete Breakfast

So for free day yesterday, we went a step closer to a healthier day. It started out with a “classic” complete breakfast. We went with our normal cereal and fruit, because that’s healthy and we actually like it–and we were … Continue reading

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Pizza Bread

I am a huge fan of pizza. I have been all my life. It’s a comfort food when I’m feeling blue and it’s a celebratory food when I’m feeling good. Last night we came up with yet another version of … Continue reading

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Foil Pouch Tilapia

After posting my experiences with the Parmesan Tilapia recipe, an old acquaintance shared her favorite tilapia recipe via Facebook. Not only did it look easy, but it looked tasty, too, so we decided to give it a try tonight. Here’s … Continue reading

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Squash Casserole and Wisdom Teeth

No, we didn’t have them together at the same time. However, because I recently had my wisdom teeth out (and consequently haven’t been doing much related to food other than pick at it and wish it was softer) I thought … Continue reading

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