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Fried Rice

Who says you can’t have a healthy version of fried rice that tastes amazing. In this recipe, I added carrots and peas to this recipe, but you can add any veggies you have on hand that your family enjoys. My kids also enjoy it with broccoli and mushrooms. Quinoa can […]

Roasted Chicken & Potatoes

This is a classic roast chicken dish that has been passed down from my grandmother to my mother, to me and now to you! Growing up, my mom always made this dish for holiday occasions and I love that I am carrying on this tradition with my family. One of […]

Lentil Patties

Hey busy moms, dads & all caregivers, Looking to add more plant-based protein to your family’s diet? Look no further, these Lentil Patties are high in soluble fiber and a great source of protein and iron. Benefits of incorporating this low-calorie legume into your diet are improved digestive and heart […]

Zoodle (Zucchini Spaghetti) Pasta

I started gardening last summer and, fortunately, have had an abundance of zucchini. Here is a pic from my first zucchini harvest this summer! My kids are pasta-lovers, so instead of making the traditional spaghetti dish, I was able to cut out half of the carbs in this dish by […]

Hanukkah Potato Latkes

Hi busy moms, dads, and all caregivers, Unlike a lot of other Jewish holidays that can be more restrictive, Hanukkah, the festival of lights, is a fun holiday for the kids filled with eight nights of gifts, gelt (chocolate coins), jelly donuts, and my favorite potato latkes. Hanukkah falls around the winter […]

Eggplant Parmesan

Hi busy moms/dads/caregivers! This year, I added eggplant to my garden rotation and I am loving all the eggplants I’ve been harvesting, even way into the fall season. Until writing this blog, I didn’t realize what a nutrition powerhouse eggplants are, containing a lot of antioxidants to protect against diseases […]

Grilled Cod

It has not been easy to get my picky eaters to eat fish. It is important for all of us to get our heart health omega 3’s in and while I do give them a supplement for it, there is nothing better than ingesting your nutrients through whole foods. In […]

Memorial Day Grilled Chicken

Hey busy moms/dads/caregivers! What a better way to kick-off the start of summer than with a backyard BBQ on Memorial Day weekend. I love grilling in the summer. Besides the obvious reasons of being outdoors, in the sun, enjoying the long days and warm nights, grilling is a busy mom’s […]

Latkes Frittata

After eight days of Hanukkah, my family definitely gets their yearly fill of latkes served with applesauce and sour cream or Greek yogurt. This year, we still had leftover latkes on hand and I didn’t have the heart to throw them away after all the work that goes into making them. […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Meatballs

Have you started planning your Thanksgiving menu? Whether you are hosting or bringing a dish as a guest, you definitely want to consider adding these Thanksgiving Turkey Meatballs to the mix! I don’t know about you, but my kids are not huge fans of the big turkey. They may take a […]