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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
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

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
Importance of Family Dinners: Check me Out Cooking with Katie Couric!

Importance of Family Dinners: Check me Out Cooking with Katie Couric!

It finally aired this week! A few months ago I traveled to New York and taped a segment on ABC’s The Katie Show about the importance of family dinners and how to make them work in our busy lives. Katie and I also cooked a 10-minute family meal toget... Read more
Zucchini Recipes: Stuffed Zucchini Gondolas

Zucchini Recipes: Stuffed Zucchini Gondolas

     

Summer’s the season of bounteous crops of zucchini and yellow squash, which is also affordable because it’s so plentiful and easy to grow. I don’t find zucchini to be the most flavorful or exciting vegetable, but I love it as ... Read more

Cut Dinner Efforts in Half with a Family Dinner Share!

Cut Dinner Efforts in Half with a Family Dinner Share!

Guest Column by Kathryn Spindel, Six O’Clock Scramble editor It was always with a great chuckle that my friend Sarah and I bumped into each other in the grocery store, Sundays at 5 p.m.  “What’s on your menu?” we would muse before we both pushed on to get a ... Read more
Fun Family Dinner Recipe: Baked Mexican Egg Rolls

Fun Family Dinner Recipe: Baked Mexican Egg Rolls

                  The burrito meets the egg roll and my family approves of the match up! Great anytime of the day and as fun family dinner recipe.  Serve them with avocado and cucumber salad or mangoes.   ... Read more