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Freebie Friday: Snack Girl to The Rescue!

Freebie Friday: Snack Girl to The Rescue!

I’ve long been an admirer of Lisa Cain, aka Snack Girl. We first met in Sacramento, California on a trip to learn more about California walnuts, and I was charmed by her straight talking manner. I think that’s what her myriad of followers on her popular site, Snack-Gi... Read more
I’m Writing A Diabetic Cookbook - Will You Share Your Story?

I’m Writing A Diabetic Cookbook – Will You Share Your Story?

An astounding fact—by 2050 if we stay on the same trajectory, 1 in 3 Americans will have diabetes or pre-diabetes. Chances are there’s someone you love that lives with this challenging disease. Type 1 diabetes, which affe... Read more
Healthy food: Crispy Quinoa Cakes Recipe

Healthy food: Crispy Quinoa Cakes Recipe

 I’ve been intrigued by quinoa cakes ever since I first devoured them at Le Pain Quotidian, a Belgian-based café and bakery that has a great selection of innovative and healthy food. This version, also inspired by a recipe from Read more

Why I Only Drink Organic Tea

Why I Only Drink Organic Tea

Do you try to limit the chemicals and pesticides you and your family consume? Of course, chemicals are ubiquitous and there is no way, short of enclosing ourselves in a bubble (I just hope there are some raspberries, dark chocolate, good books and Netflix in there), to avoid them completely in the air we bre... Read more
Chicken or Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

Chicken or Turkey Pot Pie Recipe

This is a fabulous use for leftovers with our chicken or turkey pot pie recipe! It is easier and healthier than a traditional pot pie, but it retains that nostalgic flavor.  For a meatless version, substitute cream of mushroom soup for the chick... Read more

How to Make the Best Margarita | Grapefruit Margarita Recipe

How to Make the Best Margarita | Grapefruit Margarita Recipe

Want to learn how to make the best margarita? Celebrate Spring and Summer weather with citrusy, fresh mixed drinks. Even if it's cold outside, just shake the ingredients together and feel the warmth.  Serve this delicious Grapef... Read more

Problems Printing Recipes From the Website?

Problems Printing Recipes From the Website?

Have you been experiencing any problems with the print button on our website? We recently made some changes to a portion of our website that shouldn't affect a member's experience at all, but it has caused a printing problem for some.  For those of you that have been affected, we apologize for any inconvenience!... Read more
Healthy Dessert Recipes:  Mango Sherbet Recipe with Ginger & Lime

Healthy Dessert Recipes: Mango Sherbet Recipe with Ginger & Lime

Our daughter Celia developed a couple of new healthy dessert recipes this month including this Mango Ginger Lime Sherberet. It’s so easy to make and tastes light and refreshing. You can substitute any flavor of yogurt you like or hav... Read more

Should You Lie to Your Kids About The Family Dinner?

Should You Lie to Your Kids About The Family Dinner?

My friend Erika Dickstein never fails to make me laugh. Recently she shared this post on Facebook: “My favorite part of every day... when the girls get home from school, run in and hug me asking what we are having for dinner. I then tell them what w... Read more
Michelle Obama Says Get Families Cooking to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Michelle Obama Says Get Families Cooking to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Could getting families to cook at home more often be the key to help reduce childhood obesity? I believe it can, and so does our First Lady! Last week I had a chance to see Michelle Obama give a rousing speech in DC about the next phase of her Let’s Move efforts. The first year that she made getting kids healthier her top domestic priority, she directed... Read more