Make THIS! Not THAT! Beef and Bean Burritos


MAKE THIS! If you have kids (or even if you don't) you can appreciate how hard of a pull frozen hand held snacks can have.  As moms, there is this gap we all eventually face between preparing our kids food for them when they are younger to them fending for themselves in the kitchen. The geniuses … [Continue reading]

Raspberry Flavored Green Tea

raspberry flavored green tea

I am an avid water drinker.  I am one of those people who doesn't tire of it.  I drink it all day long.  But I know there are a LOT of you who fall into one of these categories: Tolerates water Avoids water Will drink anything BUT water My husband and kids drink a lot of water too, but … [Continue reading]

Ratatouille over Brown Rice


I got this recipe from the cookbook Choosing Raw by Gena Hamshaw.  Her cookbook is about eating a clean raw food and vegan diet.  I did a post on her … [Continue reading]

Cookbook Review: Choosing Raw by Gena Hamshaw


I am so happy to be including a fellow food blogger, and now cookbook author in today's post.  Gena Hamshaw.  Gena is nutritionist and creator of the … [Continue reading]

Cheesy Bean and Rice Burritos

cheesy bean and rice burritos

We are huge burrito fans in this house.  Well that's a half truth.  My son is really a huge burrito fan.  I am head over heals in love with my Sweet … [Continue reading]

Flintstone’s Vitamins ~ Are they Safe?


Do you give your kids daily vitamins such as Flintstone's?  Then you might want to read this post. Flintstones Vitamins are supposed to be the … [Continue reading]

Broccoli Crunch Salad

broccoli crunch salad

Have you ever had the Broccoli Crunch Salad at Whole Foods Market?  I really like this salad and whenever I get it I buy a ton of it because the store … [Continue reading]

From 160 – 130: Losing weight while on Vacation


I'm originally a New Yorker (go Rangers!) and I try to get home 2 or 3 times a year.  If you are from the east coast or have visited in the summer, … [Continue reading]

Oven Fried Chicken

oven fried chicken

I used to think there was only one way to get chicken crispy and that was by frying it. My friend Suzy invited us over for dinner one night and … [Continue reading]

Roasted Garlic & Herb Flavored Butter

roasted garlic & herb flavored butter

  Isn't it beautiful?  I mean, just look at it.  All whipped and soft and herb like. At the beginning of grilling season I get myself … [Continue reading]