Family

Fuji Chicken Noodle Soup

This post is brought to you by McCormick. Chicken noodle soup is a dish entrenched in American culture, and although it seems that every family has a chicken noodle soup recipe, each of those recipes has subtle, and sometimes not-so-subtle, differences.  Some soups feature a light broth, whereas others sport a heavier cream base.  Some [...]

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Merry Christmas From The Fuji Family

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Banana Peach Almond Breakfast Milkshake

Banana peach almond breakfast milkshakes—Who says milkshakes are just for dessert?  These shakes are filled with fresh fruit, unsweetened almond milk, and no added sugar, making a fabulously fun, but still healthy, treat for breakfast.

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Visiting Edo-Tokyo, A Walk Through History

  Tokyo was once a small, quiet fishing village, not the bustling metropolis that it is today.  Until 1868 it was known as Edo, which means “estuary” in Japanese, a perfect name since Tokyo sits next to Tokyo Bay which happens to be an estuary, with the Sumida river flowing into the bay, and the bay [...]

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Mr. Fuji, My Perfect 10

Ten years ago today I married my sweetheart.    It is remarkable to think about all that has happened when I reflect on the past ten years. Our first decade of marriage has been full of adventure.  Just a few short months after marrying, we packed everything we could fit into 4 suitcases and moved [...]

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Hatsuhinode (The First Sunrise) of 2012

My hatsuhinode (the first sunrise) of 2012, this morning in Draper, Utah.  It was very cold (about 20 degrees Fahrenheit), but beautiful.  My in-laws live up against the foothills, so we had to be patient for the sun to make it’s appearance.  2012 is going to be a wonderful year!  

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Merry Christmas!

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Celebrate the Holidays By Raising Your Hand to Stop Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month, and this year the American Diabetes Association is really making a push to raise community awareness of diabetes and its complications.  Last week I spoke to Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, MSPH, PhD, RD, the Association’s president of health care and education, about how we can be more supportive of those around us [...]

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!  It has been a fantastic October in the Fuji household.  We made our annual trip to The Live Oak Canyon Pumpkin Patch and have been to several Halloween parties.  The girls have already had the opportunity to wear their costumes several times, and can hardly sit still in anticipation of tonight’s trick-or-treating festivities. [...]

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A Goaterie Feast

At the beginning of this month I cooked a goat feast for my dad as a belated Father’s Day gift.  I had been planning the 6 course meal for weeks, and was so excited when the day finally rolled around.  It turned out to be an amazing meal.  I took pictures, but you’ll have to [...]

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