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Valentine's Day Appetizer - Bruschetta Hearts

Valentine’s Day Appetizer – Bruschetta Hearts

It’s nearly that time of year again, when almost all food is colored red and/or shaped like hearts. And of course that means it’s a great time to make a Valentine’s Day appetizer. If you’re looking for something super-easy, fast, and love-able, you’re going to want these Bruschetta Hearts. The most basic bruschetta involves toasted […]

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Books for Picky Eaters

Books for Picky Eaters

Have a picky eater in your house (or on your gift list)? These books for picky eaters are meant for them. As you have probably realized already, nagging or coercing won’t work to expand their palate. But a fun book about food just might. Therefore, we give you a list of some of our favorite […]

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Chia Crunch Cookies

Chia Crunch Cookie Recipe

Cookies are our weakness, and these chia crunch cookies are irresistible. They are basically a simple sugar cookie, with a hint of orange flavor, and with a pleasing little crunch. Recently, when we brought these to a holiday cookie swap, someone asked, “So, are they  healthy?” Well… Chia seeds are a good source of calcium […]

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kids' Thanksgiving jobs

Top Ten Kids’ Thanksgiving Jobs

Stressed out about cooking a Thanksgiving dinner? If your kids aren’t helping you out, it’s time to put them to work. Even the littlest ones can get into the act. Here’s our list of the top ten kids’ Thanksgiving jobs: 10) Set the Table You may not want to trust your kids with Great-Grandma’s china […]

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Viennese torte

Easy Viennese Torte Recipe

Did you ever wish there was a great shortcut to make a fabulous dessert? There is, with this delicious Viennese torte. This seven-layer dessert features a to-die-for chocolate ganache frosting that will have your guests begging for more. We even have two ways to make it: The authentic way, or the super-easy way.   This […]

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Quinoa Stuffing

Quinoa Stuffing with Dates and Walnuts

Does Thanksgiving stuffing have to involve bread? Not if it’s this savory Quinoa Stuffing with dates and walnuts. To be honest, we’re used to the kind of stuffing that you make with regular bread. In the past, we have saved up bread crusts and stumps for months in the freezer just to have them on […]

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Eliminating Food Waste by Making the Most of Your Food

Food waste? I’m guilty. The other night we had shrimp for dinner, and as I was cleaning up I saw there were three tiny shrimp left. I hesitated: Do I waste a whole container on putting those shrimp back in the fridge? Nah – I’ll just toss them. And then as I looked at them […]

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