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Light Desserts: Mini Phyllo Raspberry Cheesecake Bites

Light Desserts: Mini Phyllo Raspberry Cheesecake Bites

One of my favorite things to do with our 15 year old daughter, Celia, is to develop new dessert recipes.  Usually we ... 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

Homemade Hot Chocolate Submarinos

Homemade Hot Chocolate Submarinos

When my kids came in from shoveling snow today, I remembered the most delectable hot chocolate drink I had once sipped in a café in a bus terminal in a remote area of Argentina, when I  was feeling chilled from winter travel.  When I ordered hot chocolate, I was surprised when the bartender ... Read more
Candles or Carpools? How Do You Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Your Family?

Candles or Carpools? How Do You Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Your Family?

Before we became parents, Valentine’s Day for Andrew and me usually meant reservations at a romantic restaurant or eating dinner at home with candles and cocktails. Once we had kids, our Valentine's Day dinner reservations took a hiatus while we helped the kids make cards for all of their clas... Read more
Healthy Snack: How to Make Kettle Corn

Healthy Snack: How to Make Kettle Corn

This healthy snack is as quick to make than any microwave popcorn, and there are no artificial ingredients.  The tiny bit of sugar makes it extra crunchy and delicious. Try this recipe and you'll know how to make kettle corn.

 

Kettle Corn Prep + Cook = 5 minutes 4 se... Read more

Superfoods:  Carrot Ginger Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Superfoods: Carrot Ginger Fruit Smoothie Recipe

This delicious blend of superfoods tastes refreshingly sweet and thick.  Think pink with a tinge of orange. Carrot Ginger Fruit Smoothie 2 large servings 1/2 cup coconut water 1/2 cup lowfat pomegranate kefi... Read more
Healthy Family Dessert: Dark Chocolate Bark

Healthy Family Dessert: Dark Chocolate Bark

Our 14 year-old daughter Celia made this delicious dark chocolate bark that is quick to assemble and makes a wonderful gift or healthy family dessert.  Melt the chocolate as directed, and then pick your favorite ingredients to fold in or sprinkle on top. Read more

Edible Gifts for the Holidays

Edible Gifts for the Holidays

                         

It may not surprise you that when it comes to holiday gift giving, I enjoy sharing my ... Read more

Healthy Snack Recipes: Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

Healthy Snack Recipes: Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

I created these homemade granola bars as a protein-packed healthy snack for my son’s team to eat between games at an Ultimate Frisbee tournament. I felt much better about them eating these all-natural protein-packed treats than commercially prepared and packaged bars... Read more
Freebie Friday: Eat Like a Caveman or Woman with Caveman Cookies

Freebie Friday: Eat Like a Caveman or Woman with Caveman Cookies

Hold the fishing spear and take a rest from chasing that mammoth.  Now you can open a package of Caveman Cookies instead. Caveman Cookies are made with ingredients that cave-people had access to: nuts, honey and berries... and that's it!  They are great for a variety of diets (paleo, gluten-free, grain-fr... Read more