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 Paleo 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...]

Cauliflower Crust Pizza #Grain-Free Recipe

Grain-Free Cauliflower Pizza Crust from kosheronabudget.com

Giving up grains threatened a years-long tradition of Thursday Pizza Night at my house... until my friend Dian shared her recipe for Cauliflower Crust Pizza. (I think angels may have sung, I was so excited to find a way to make my favorite food … [Read more...]