Posts Tagged "recipe"

Honoring Flag Day

Summertime is always the perfect time to celebrate the red, white, and blue… we begin with Memorial Day, cruise on into Flag Day and then the Fourth of July.  Flag Day is often overlooked, so I’m here today to share…

Green with Envy (Smoothies)

To be candid, the first time my friend told me she’d “tossed a handful of spinach” into the chocolate breakfast smoothie she was sipping… I grimaced.  “There’s spinach… in there?  How are you drinking that?” I inquired, wrinkling my nose…

Fresh Spring Desserts

When spring arrives, I want to eat lighter. Not just fewer calories, but lighter in flavor, reflecting the bounty of the season. Bright lemon, sweet strawberries, beautiful blueberries – this is when those fruits taste best! Here are some desserts that…

Favorite Passover Recipes

Passover is one of my favorite holidays. First, I love all the food involved: chicken soup with my mother’s matzo ball recipe, brisket and roasted veggies, charoses, and even gefilte fish with lots and lots of horseradish.  The food tastes comforting…

Dinner in a Flash

During my singlehood, dinner could mean an oversized bowl of Cheerios at 9:00 p.m. and I was good to go.  Sure, my choices weren’t the most fulfilling, but at the time I was more concerned with tackling my to do…

Green Ice Cream Pie for St. Patrick’s Day

“Are there grasshoppers in grasshopper pie?” Grasshopper Pie was one of my grandmother’s special treats. She saved it for spring when the world was starting to turn green. Which makes it perfect for St. Patrick’s day! My kids even request…

Cozy Soups & Stews for Winter Meals

Oh my goodness, have we all been in the deep freeze or what?  Spring can’t get here fast enough but in the meantime, we are enjoying lots of evenings at home in front of the fire.  And cold weather means…

Game Day Worthy Bites

Ah, the big game is upon us… are you Team Seattle or Team New England?  Either way it’s time to think about your game day menu!  And for these games that go on for four plus hours, it’s important to…