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Win a Copy! The 52 New Foods Challenge: A Family Cooking Adventure (and Spicy Slow-Cooked Indian Dal Recipe)

Win a Copy! The 52 New Foods Challenge: A Family Cooking Adventure (and Spicy Slow-Cooked Indian Dal Recipe)

Jennifer Tyler Lee is an entrepreneur I admire.  Like many entrepreneurs, she devised a product to solve a problem she had, which was how to get her kids to be open to trying more new foods.  She created Crunch-a-Color, an award-winning healthy eating gam... Read more

Q & Aviva: How Often Can I “Cop Out” on Dinners?

Q & Aviva: How Often Can I “Cop Out” on Dinners?

 

Dear Aviva, I subscribe to your service because I agree with your mission and I am dedicated to serving my family home-cooked, healthy meals. I allow myself one or two "cop out" dinners per week, but I try to make sure the others are cooked by my husband or me... Read more

Healthy Halloween Recipes:  Witches' Fingers and Terror-ific Tomato Soup

Healthy Halloween Recipes: Witches’ Fingers and Terror-ific Tomato Soup

While this might seem rather gruesome, you can serve this with a free conscience as no witches were harmed in the making of this recipe.  In fact, it's completely vegetarian -- and a hearty healthy Halloween dinner to serve before trick-or-treating.  This smooth... Read more

Healthy Halloween Recipes: Spider Black Bean Dip

Healthy Halloween Recipes: Spider Black Bean Dip

Black beans, fresh tomatoes, and vegetables (spiders optional) make this a healthy yet deliciously fun dip for a Halloween party or as a meal before heading out to Trick or Treat.  Serve with cheese cut like pumpkins, our homemade tortilla chips, and your favorite v... Read more

It’s Not Just About the Food! 7 Ways to Make Your Whole Life Better through Family Meals

It’s Not Just About the Food! 7 Ways to Make Your Whole Life Better through Family Meals

                                  Guest Post by Carol Archambeault, Founder and Author of The Shared-Meal RevolutionRead 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
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