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)


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...]

Cauliflower Crust Pizza #Grain-Free Recipe

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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...]

#Grain-Free Tabouleh Recipe

Grain-Free Tabouleh

So this whole grain-free thing has been tremendously eye-opening. I'm learning a lot, but you know what my #1 take-away is so far? That cauliflower is the world's most diverse food! Seriously. You can mash it instead of potatoes, you can … [Read more...]

#Grain-Free Menu Plan & Shopping List (Week 2)

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Welcome to week 2 of my attempt at a month-long grain-free eating plan. I've been officially at this for 11 days. I've lost 3 pounds and am feeling really good. Fewer headaches and I think I might even have a drop more energy. Although I will say … [Read more...]

#Grain-Free Menu Plan & Shopping List (Week 1)

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Since deciding last Tuesday, sort of on a whim, to try being grain-free for a month, I've been fumbling in the dark as far as what to cook. Basically I've been eating a lot of vegetables and fruits, some cheese (like feta or parmesan on my … [Read more...]

Our Shavuot Menu Plan

Roasted Potatoes with Herbs

Maybe it's because my husband's been away, and we've been in "bare minimum" mode. Or maybe it's because I love dairy and don't have to think too hard about what I want to eat for two days of dairy meals. But until this moment, I haven't sat … [Read more...]