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Broiled Grapefruit with Honey and Coconut Sugar

Broiled Grapefruit with Honey and Coconut Sugar

| December 11, 2014 | 14 Comments

Give your day a healthful start with this Broiled Grapefruits with Honey and Coconut Sugar recipe — a sweet-tart addition to your breakfast meal! It’s funny the things we remember from holidays from childhood. I couldn’t tell you what we ate for Christmas dinner (like, ever) but I can tell you the little things that […]

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Cauliflower Blueberry Couscous Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Cauliflower Blueberry Couscous Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

| February 2, 2014 | 21 Comments

This post is sponsored by US Highbush Blueberry Council in connection with the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. As the close of 2013 came, I found myself undergoing a major shift inside. It had a lot to do with health and career trajectory — for the last few years, I have struggled with my weight but couldn’t […]

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Lemon Raspberry Bundt Cake

Lemon Raspberry Bundt Cake

| October 18, 2013 | 3 Comments

With a sweet-tart glaze and a lightly sweetened crumb, this Lemon Raspberry Bundt Cake is perfect for everyday special moments. When Will was a baby, he fell in love with lemons. While we didn’t encourage him to eat them, whenever he’d spy a lemon wedge, he’d immediately ask for it. Often we said no, but […]

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Skinny Grilled Strawberry Banana Sundaes

Skinny Grilled Strawberry Banana Sundaes

| August 7, 2013 | 5 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Skinny Grilled Strawberry Banana Sundaes is sponsored by Yoplait®. All opinions are my own. One summer when I was a teenager, we lived with my grandfather. We’d sold our house in a small New York city and were in the process of moving to the country. The town my […]

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Easy Refrigerator Peach Blueberry Jam

Easy Refrigerator Peach Blueberry Jam

| July 17, 2013 | 18 Comments

Who says jam making has to be time consuming? This Peach Blueberry Jam is a quick, simple, easy refrigerator jam perfect for summertime. Making fresh homemade jam is one of those summer things. Fruit that’s been ripened in the sun and picked at its ripest makes the best jams. In years past, I’ve made and […]

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Chocolate Crunch Fruit Salad

Chocolate Crunch Fruit Salad

| May 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

Note: This recipe is part of a sponsored series created for Fiber One. I. Love. Fruit salad. Love it. And in the summer, I will often trade a green salad for a fruit salad with dinner — something that my husband thinks is a little odd, but that my kids enjoy. Fruit salad is also […]

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Spicy Mango Salsa

Spicy Mango Salsa

| March 25, 2013 | 3 Comments

Sunday nights are usually a time for curling up with my favorite TV dramas (Maris and I love Revenge, and she tells me last night’s show was amazing). Sometimes, I dig into a little plate of crackers and cheese with a glass of wine while watching too. It’s an event, and one that often involves […]

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Fruited Quinoa Salad with Summer Squash and Lime

Fruited Quinoa Salad with Summer Squash and Lime

| July 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

When I was a child and a teen, I was always in this great big rush to grow up. Adulthood seemed like a magical gateway to fabulousness, and once I reached there everything would be just perfect automatically. I imagined my dreamy life filled with dinner parties and cocktail hours and late nights. I filled […]

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Cookies and Cream Strawberry Shortcake with Toasted Angel Food Cake

Cookies and Cream Strawberry Shortcake with Toasted Angel Food Cake

| June 25, 2012 | 12 Comments

Summertime to me is strawberries — fresh, ripe strawberries that spill their juices when left to tango with sugar for awhile. Summer is simple food, served up fast with little fuss. Summer is time spent outside, enjoying the late evening sunsets, warm air and hum of grasshoppers in the distance. Oh, and most of all, […]

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Strawberries and Cream Pancakes

Strawberries and Cream Pancakes

| May 29, 2012 | 7 Comments

Light, fluffy buttermilk pancakes are stacked with fresh homemade whipped cream and sliced strawberries to create these Strawberries and Cream Pancakes. Strawberry season is beginning here in Connecticut this week. The pick-your-own farm that we go to every year is opening for the first time since last summer and I am giddy with excitement. Since […]

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