Easy Chocolate Covered Strawberries Passover Dessert Recipe

Easy Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Passover desserts have come a long way since my childhood. Who else remembers those impossibly dry "sponge" cakes and glow-in-the-dark jelly fruit slices? While we can now enjoy all kinds of flourless cakes and fruit sorbets, my all-time favorite … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Passover Mayonnaise with a Stick Blender

How to Make Homemade Mayonnaise

I'm going to to be honest and tell you that this post almost didn't happen. You see, I was a total flunkie my first few attempts at making homemade mayo. I tried making it with a food processor, with my Blendtec and with a whisk. None of the … [Read more...]

Homemade Apple Chips

Homemade Apple Chips

I'm four days into my Whole30 Challenge and the lack of snacky foods is starting to get to me. I was thinking about picking up some dried apples - since they're yummy and presumably Whole30 compliant. But then I realized that that would require … [Read more...]

Easy Grain-Free Peanut Butter Cookies (Just 3 Ingredients!)

Easy Grain-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Since going grain-free last June, desserts have become somewhat challenging. I've mostly been doing fresh fruit (or nothing at all), but sometimes you just want something with a little crunch to it. Enter the world's easiest peanut butter cookie … [Read more...]

Easy Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Growing up, I thought brussels sprouts were dis.gus.ting. While I'm confessing, I might as well tell you that I didn't like avocados either. Clearly, the first 16 years of my life were an epicurean wasteland. It turns out that my problem … [Read more...]

My Menu Plan for the Week of January 20th

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I was out of town for three days last week, so I didn't share our menu plan. My apologies - I know some of you missed it. My Dinner Menu Plan for the Week of January 20th Monday -- Vegetarian Tacos with Morningstar Farm crumbles Tuesday -- … [Read more...]

My Menu Plan for the Week of January 6th

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You know how you can know something is the right thing to do? And yet you keep doing the wrong thing? Over and over again? For example: Right =  Knowing that menu planning saves money, time and sanity. Wrong = Coming up with a steady stream … [Read more...]

Homemade High Protein Smoothie Recipe | The Breakfast of Champions! (Guest Post)

How to Make a High Protein Smoothie

This is a guest post from Daniella Silver. When I started my journey to better health, one of my biggest challenges was changing my breakfast routine. The reason it was so hard for me to change up my cereal/milk routine was because it was easy, … [Read more...]

Our Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2013)

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The first night of Rosh Hashana is just a week from tomorrow night. One. Week. (Breathe) I've been meaning to do this for a month, but denial was firmly rooted in my menu planning brain. Last night, however, I took no prisoners, stayed up … [Read more...]

36 Apple Recipes for Rosh Hashana

36 Apple Recipes for Rosh Hashana Collage

Apples and honey are the ultimate Rosh Hashana tradition. But if you want to spice things up this yomtov, try one of these 36 mouth-watering apple recipes -- from main dishes to desserts, and challah to sides. Apple Challah Recipes Photo … [Read more...]