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St. Patrick’s Day Fiber-Packed Smoothie

We’re going green for St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast!  Our St. Patty’s Day smoothie gets it’s green from spinach and kale both loaded with fiber, iron, vitamin K, C, A and calcium. Read: Why Are People Going Crazy for Kale? SIZE: 2-3 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup coconut water 1/2 cup pineapple-I use frozen from Trader Joe’s 1 banana a handful of spinach a […]

Nana’s Irish Soda Bread

This is my favorite Irish soda bread. My mother-in-law makes this every St. Patrick’s day and it was passed down to her from her mother, who lived in Wexford, Ireland. I like it much more than the sweet white bread version.

Our Picks for Overwashed, Dry, Cracked Hands!

With cold, flu and coronavirus going around, we are washing our hands until they’re raw! So our staff put together their favorite products to make our hands look good again! Moisturizing soap. Steal: Jergens Moisturizing Hand Wash comes in an almond cherry scent and lathers great for kids, $6.99. or Mountain Falls Moisturizing Hand Soap is paraben-free and contains aloe vera. You can get a 4-pack for under […]

Fish Fridays: Baked Cod Casserole

The combination of wine, Gruyere cheese and toasty bread in this fish dish remind you of a delicious fondue. It is a simple and tasty dinner even if you don’t love fish. SIZE: 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 2 medium onions, very thinly sliced 1 cup dry white wine 1 […]

Jamboree: Watch 140 Ridgewood Parents Put on a Show

It’s Jamboree time!! Over 140 cast members have been practicing their dancing, singing, and acting to put on an amazing show: “It’s About Time.”  Febraury 6, 7 and 8, 2020 Speaking from a Newbie perspective: I joined the cast this year for the first time. I have attended it over the years to support my friends. […]

Kefir Bread: A Healthy, 5 Ingredient Bread

This recipe came from a chef in Sweden. It is an easy to make healthy bread. You will need to butter or put jam on it for some added flavor. I love it. Most of my kids eat it as well. Tastes great right out of the oven. My neighbor uses it in place of […]

Ghostly Gooey Halloween Smores

Ok, so it’s not the healthiest of snacks but it sure is the cutest. It is Halloween after all. I came across this idea after seeing it at a store and I decided I could make this at a fraction of the cost they were selling it. I am taking it to a Halloween party for […]

Easy 5 Ingredient Homemade Applesauce

Here is an easy homemade recipe for applesauce courtesy of The Pioneer Woman. SIZE: 12 INGREDIENTS: 6 pounds Apples, Peeled, Cored, And Cut Into 8 Slices 1 cup Apple Juice Or Apple Cider Juice Of 1 Lemon 1/2 cup Brown Sugar, Packed 1 teaspoon Cinnamon, More Or Less To Taste Optional Ingredients: Nutmeg, Maple Syrup, Allspice, Butter […]

Quick & Healthy: 6 Ingredient Butternut Squash Soup

This is easy to make and a healthier version than some other recipes.  I sprinkle it with shredded parm and pepitas (pumpkin seeds). I usually serve it for lunch before the Thanksgiving dinner because it is something light.   SIZE: 6 INGREDIENTS: 1 Trader Joe’s mirepoix or 1 carrot, celery and onion chopped 2 cups of […]

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