August 24, 2021
Food
May 09, 2021
Food

Homemade Cure for Colds & Coughs

My sister, Michelle, has four little boys and swears by this home remedy for a cough. And I’ve made it for my kids too. It’s soothing and always seems to give some relief! It can’t hurt, anyway! Ingredients 1 small onion honey Directions Cut a small onion and place in a bowl. Cover completely with honey. (I use local because […]

Curried Vegan Chickpea Salad with Watermelon Radish

  Also see our On-the-Go Almond Protein Balls I love everything that my friend, Dr. Reshma Shah, makes. Her dishes are always so flavorful and savory yet always healthy, and vitamin-rich. And they always look beautiful and colorful on the plate! This is her version of a “tuna-less” or “egg-less” salad. The recipe is so forgiving that it really does lend itself […]

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here’s something sweet that you can feel good about eating from Dr. Reshma Shah, author of “Making Family Dinner Happen,” a guidebook on the importance of family dinners. Chickpeas are a great source of fiber and high in protein. Ingredients 1 15 ounce can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup peanut butter (feel free […]

Thanksgiving Prep: 15 Things You Can Do Ahead of Time

Every year, I make a list of what I can get done in the days before Thanksgiving. If you wrote out notes to yourself like we suggested last year, pull that out and add to it. If not, try making notes as you go this year. You’ll thank yourself later! Also check out Our Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Menu: from Cocktails to Dessert  • […]

50+ Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes

Get your bellies emptied out so you can fill them back up on Thanksgiving. Here are our staffs’ favorite recipes. Start with a cocktail.. Here are 20+ of our Favorite Festive Cocktails. Or would you prefer a glass of wine… Check out out 15 Favorite Appetizers T H E  B I R D Easy & Healthy Lemon […]

20+ Tasty Treats for Halloween

Here are some of our favorite treats for Halloween–some of them are even healthy to balance to heavy sugar intake! 1. Batty Cupcakes Keep it simple: turn ordinary store cupcakes into something festive. Just add googly edible eyes and oreo halves for wings to make your batty little cakes. 2. Peanut Butter Spider Cookies If you love the peanut and chocolate […]

Hearty Sweet Sausage, Lentils & Kale Soup

They had me at lentils!!! This recipe I found in Real Simple Magazine caught my eye because I love lentils. I thought I’d give it a shot, and it turned out great. This is a soup that is a meal. It’s extremely hearty, perfect for these bone chilling days, and does not require a great deal of time to prepare.  Ingredients are simple […]

10+ Infused Waters to Keep You Hydrated & Healthy

Put down that can of soda! On a hot day, nothing is better for you than water. But when you infuse it with fruit and ingredients that give it zesty flavor and can boost your immune system, it’s even better. Here are a few of our favorite combos to put in your fruit-infusing bottle 1. Fruit Punch Add whatever you have in […]

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