Mexican Threads

August 27, 2014
Mexican Thread Jackets

We might have some lovers, and we might have some haters, but I can tell you one thing I know we for sure have, some pretty dang cute models showing off how to bring back the 90’s!

Mexican Thread Style Jackets

Do you remember these??? How cute are they?! And the fun colors, I am definitely a lover.

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Who doesn’t love a cute, authentic looking jacket that is super comfy.

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Well if you are a lover, they will be coming up pretty soon, right here on jane.com.

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Peace sign highly recommended.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

August 25, 2014

Have we got a (healthy) treat for you today! Erika Petersen @cleansimpleeats and creative genius behind the blog Clean Simple Foodie is on our blog sharing one of her newest recipes, Chocolate Zucchini Cake. The best part? It’s made with “Clean” ingredients. Seriously this girl has got talent! Her recipes are amazing, healthy and super easy! If you don’t follow her, do yourself a favor and start.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake from Clean Simple Foodie
What you’ll need:

  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup honey
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • ¾ cup coconut oil
  • 4 whole eggs
  • ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 cups grated zucchini
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips

What you’ll do:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine: flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together: honey, coconut sugar and coconut oil.  Add eggs and applesauce. Mix. Add grated zucchini. Mix well.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix well.  Add chocolate chips.
  5. Pour batter into a greased bundt pan. Bake for 45-50 minutes. Let cool in budnt pan for 5 minutes, then dump out onto a serving plate. Let cool and top with your favorite cake toppers. Enjoy!!

* I topped the cake pictured with 1 cup sweetened and whipped coconut cream (beat the cream layer of the full fat, canned coconut milk. Add 1 tsp pure maple syrup or vanilla stevia drops to your desired sweetness), strawberries, chocolate shavings and unsweetened shredded coconut.

Jane’s Favorite Diaper Bag Items

August 22, 2014
Jane.com Essential Diaper Bag Items

Essential Diaper Bag Items

  1. Johnson & Johnson Hand and Face Wipes $2.49
  2. Honest Co Diaper Rash Cream $9.95
  3. Huggies One & Done Fragrance Free Wipes $1.97
  4. Buddy Fruits Pureed Fruit Pouch $3.88 4 ct.
  5. Binky Spritz All Natural Binky Cleaner $4.99
  6. Sophie The Giraffe $23.99
  7. Munchkin Arm & Hammer Disposable Changing Pads $8.99
  8. Aden + Anais Muslin Bibs $19.95
  9. Kiinde Twist Baby Bottle $14.99
  10. Aveeno Baby Daily Moisture Lotion $4.99

Anything else you think we should have in this diaper bag? Leave your response in the comments section.

Trending: Track Pants

August 21, 2014
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Okay ladies, you thought crotch less yoga pants (read maxi skirt) were nice, here is the next best thing! You have probably seen them popping up everywhere lately, we have even had them on Jane.com. I am telling you now, hop on the track pant train! They feel like pajama pants but are oh sooo cute!

Dress them up, dress them down, whatever you do just go get some!

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If you aren’t up for the patterned look don’t worry, they come in plain print too. And if you do decide to go with the patterned look, don’t be afraid to mix and match patterns, it’s totally in right now.

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Get the Track Pants! Consider yourself warned.

Spaghetti Squash

August 20, 2014

So I used to be a spaghetti hater. I know, kind of strange, but pasta just isn’t my thing. That all changed though, when I met the Spaghetti Squash. I am kind of in love. Is it weird to be in love with a piece of squash? Not when you see the deliciousness that comes out of such squash.

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Directions:

Cut the Squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Place both halves upside down on a sprayed and salted cookie sheet (spray with cooking spray, sprinkle sea salt over top) and bake at 425 for 40 minutes.

While that’s all going down in the oven, make, or open, your favorite spaghetti sauce. I like to blend 2 cans of Italian seasoned diced tomatoes and add it to ½ can of Traditional Spaghetti Sauce. I also sauté some chicken sausage and add that with some spices to my sauce.

After the squash is done, and the sauce is cooked. Remove the squash from the oven (with hot pads) season with salt and pepper and “Fork” at the squash until it looks like spaghetti noodles. Place Squash in an oven safe dish and pour your sauce over top. Now for the crucial step. Add shredded mozzarella cheese and broil until golden and bubbly. Yum!

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