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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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Summery Appetizers:  Watermelon, Feta and Mint Cubes

Summery Appetizers: Watermelon, Feta and Mint Cubes

Our 17-year-old, Solomon, was home for a couple ... Read more

How to Have Home Cooked Family Meals on Vacation, Too!

How to Have Home Cooked Family Meals on Vacation, Too!

Dear Aviva:  I love your website and book.  Have you put together a menu for family meals on vacation?  Something for when you rent a house and want healthy, easy meals that don't have so many novel ingredients that you have to buy a bunch of stuff you won't use up? I don’t want to buy paprika just for 1 recipe for vacation, for example. Thanks for your help! Kate Hall, Cheshir... Read more
Tired of Hearing “I’m Bored” This Summer? Ban Boredom with Surprise Ride

Tired of Hearing “I’m Bored” This Summer? Ban Boredom with Surprise Ride

Are the "I'm bored" moments driving you crazy this summer? Sign-up for Surprise Ride and your kids will get a box in the mail packed with all the materials needed to do fun, creative and brain-boosting activities! From building a birdhouse to excavating an anc... Read more
Fruit and Veggie Smoothies:  Four-Veggie Blast Smoothie

Fruit and Veggie Smoothies: Four-Veggie Blast Smoothie

Whatever the weather, I love making smoothies (especially fruit and veggie smoothies) for breakfast or an afternoon snack because I know that they get my family toward our daily goal of 5 – 7 servings of fruits and vegetables. This one’s a little tart but even with all those veggies, it turns... Read more