13Jul/16

Food and Health Tip: Freeze Your Lemons

I always start my day with lemon water. I’ve been doing it for years and it really works for me. There have also been numerous studies that suggest lemons cancer-inhibiting qualities (evenRead More…

27May/16

Recipe: Cinnamon Danish a la Martha Stewart

UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: A change to the original recipe: I substitute succanat (aka: crystallized cane juice find it here on Amazon http://amzn.to/2kArbEI) for brown sugar because I prefer the flavor ofRead More…

25May/16

Homeschool Summer Plan

For the record, I’m not a “traditional” homeschooler. I don’t prepare lesson plans, and I don’t homeschool alone. My version of homeschooling functions like a coop, where a group of families getRead More…

29Apr/16

Inexpensive Protein and Fiber On The Go

My friends love to tease me about how prepared I am. I must have lived through some major disaster in a former life because in this life I’m like a human-Swiss-Army-knife-Eagle-Scout-MacGyver-combo  (ROTFLMAORead More…

20Apr/16

Edible Utensils

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04Apr/16

Recipe: Chicken Soup with wild rice, quinoa and lentils

https://youtu.be/syp70qhPK00 Learning how to make a soup is one of the building blocks of cooking for yourself. Soup is the original one-pot meal!    This easy recipe takes about 10-minutes of prepRead More…

23Nov/15

Recipe: Fall Harvest Salad

Every November my child’s school has a Thanksgiving feast and I always make a giant kale-based (I don’t like lettuce…too wilty) salad. The first picture shows the salad before I dressed it,Read More…

17Oct/15

Recipe: Curried Chicken Salad

Trader Joe’s has an amazing ready-made curried chicken salad in their refrigerated section, and I liked it so much I decided to try and replicate it. It’s easy to make ahead andRead More…

02Oct/15

Recipe: Great for any occassion Mediterranean Lentil Salad

I love lentils!!! They are a great side dish, main dish, cocktail party dish…you get the picture. This is one of my favorite new recipes. You’ll have to excuse me because IRead More…

23Sep/15

Baking on the BBQ

During the summertime I try to cook outside as much as possible since it seems silly to warm up the house with the stovetop or oven and then turn on the ACRead More…