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Healthy Breakfast with a Side of Moral Dilemmas: Promote Healthy Families or Unhealthy Products?

Healthy Breakfast with a Side of Moral Dilemmas: Promote Healthy Families or Unhealthy Products?

Sometimes it’s hard—and expensive—to stand up for what you believe.  Recently I was booked on a satellite media tour to promote healthy breakfast products for families that are scrambling in the morning now that school has started again.  Sponsors of the products we... Read more
3 Family Dinners in 3 Minutes! Aviva on the Today Show x 3

3 Family Dinners in 3 Minutes! Aviva on the Today Show x 3

                            I’m finding it hard to believe, but I had the privilege of making my third appearance on the Read more
I Have a Healthy EGO—You Can, Too!  EGO Mower Cuts the Grass and Pollution

I Have a Healthy EGO—You Can, Too! EGO Mower Cuts the Grass and Pollution

                          I was surprised to learn that mowing our lawns with gas mowers is a big source of air pollution, which is a significant factor in climate change. I suspect that in the future,... Read more
Summer Potluck Recipe: Corn, Tomato and Bacon Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing

Summer Potluck Recipe: Corn, Tomato and Bacon Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing

I think corn and tomatoes are a perfect pair. They ripen at the same time of summer and the tangy sweet flavor of tomatoes complement the crisp juiciness of the corn kernels. Here, with a creamy basil dressing and a smattering ... Read more

5 Reasons to Try Family-Style Dining

5 Reasons to Try Family-Style Dining

Guest Column by Amy Dempster, Digital Marketing Director, Bright Horizons  One family gathers around the dinner table and says grace. Another family packs a picnic for the soccer field. Familie... Read more
Timesaving Cooking Tricks to Get Family Dinner on the Table

Timesaving Cooking Tricks to Get Family Dinner on the Table

As a Scrambler, you know how important it is to find any and every way to cut down on the time it takes to get a family dinner on the table. Here are a few of my favorite timesaving cooking tips and tricks. 1. Halve cherry tomatoes or grapes: Put all the tomatoes on a dinner plate with a rim, top them gently wi... Read more
Vegan salad recipe: Luscious Chickpea, Avocado and Cucumber Salad

Vegan salad recipe: Luscious Chickpea, Avocado and Cucumber Salad

   

This flavorful vegan salad recipe can be a meal if served with some warm pita bread or naan, or a hearty side dish with some chicken or fish.  About the pickle: I’ve never used a pickle before in  a salad but I had one les... Read more

Server Scramble Resolved 8/25/14: Please contact us if you are experiencing any difficulties

On August 25, 2014 the Scramble experienced technical problems resulting in the system being down for the evening.  We have now resolved the problem but please let us know if you have any difficulties. We apologize for any inconvenience!... Read more
Freebie Friday, Back to School Edition: The Best Homemade School Lunches on the Planet

Freebie Friday, Back to School Edition: The Best Homemade School Lunches on the Planet

                                      If you’re a parent, you know that healthy lunches are vital to keeping our kids’ energy an... Read more
Smoothie:  Blueberry, Basil, and Lemon Smoothie

Smoothie: Blueberry, Basil, and Lemon Smoothie

This flavor combination is summery and refreshing, perfect before or after a workout or a walk. The herbs make it extra fragrant, and the yogurt and banana make the smoothie creamy.

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