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Looking for a new way to jazz up your pumpkin bread? Add a buttery, caramel-y butterscotch flavor to your next loaf! The holidays are around the corner and pumpkin is trending. This Soft Pumpkin Butterscotch Gluten Free Bread makes for a great sweet breakfast, afternoon snack, or even dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice […]

Soft Pumpkin Butterscotch Gluten Free Bread


Rosh Hashana Roundup: Jewish Apple Cake

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Rosh Hashana (AKA the Jewish New Year) and all of the fall Jewish holidays always creep up so quickly and so surprisingly despite having them etched solidly into the calendar. Funny huh? It’s probably the combination of just exhaling from summer holidays, then jumping back into work and school routines but simultaneously being occupied with […]

Rosh Hashana Roundup: Recipes for Your Holiday Feast


Peanut Butter Bars

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Chocolate and peanut butter is always a good idea and when you add “easy” into the mix you’ve scored the perfect dessert choice. Chocolate peanut butter bars are so versatile-pile them up with some berries and other treats on a platter for dessert or keep them in the freezer for a after school treat for […]

The Best No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars


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This summer we embarked on a journey into the wild. My adventure seeking husband has dreamt of kayaking the middle fork of the salmon river for some time and while it took some convincing for me to sleep in a tent for 5 days, I did finally say yes. We’ve been home from our camping […]

Reflections from a Journey into the Wild


Peach Cake

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A few years ago my friend Susi Dokken taught me how to make her melt-in-your-mouth gluten-free plum torte. So, when I had summer peaches laying around I just swapped the plums for the peaches and dare I say… I might be in love with this peach cake even more?? Thanks to a lovely amount of […]

Peach Perfection: Best Gluten Free Peach Cake


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The last time I made my Frozen Watermelon Mojito the crowd went a little wild. The combination of watermelon and mint screams a bit of a party, doesn’t it? With natural sugars from the watermelon and a refreshing contrast of lime and mint, this one’s definitely a winner. Serve it up at your next party while it’s still […]

Frozen Watermelon Mojito Slushies


Slices of blueberry cake

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During my recent trip to Africa, one of the hotels we stayed at served a scrumptious gluten-free lemon blueberry loaf. The kids devoured it! As we munched away in safari bliss, I couldn’t help but think of my friend Danielle who runs a website called The Inherited Plate. Her Blueberry Buckle with Crumble Topping offers […]

The Best Blueberry Buckle Recipe


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Seth and I were more than 12,000 miles apart when we celebrated 24 years of marriage in January! I was at KTLA‘s studios in Los Angeles to talk about how to make healthier food choices without feeling deprived. This was timely because “Quitter’s Day” comes around just a couple of weeks into January. I hadn’t […]

Food Swaps to Healthify Your Favorite Foods


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My gorgeous friend, Anna Dearmon Kornick, has one of my all-time favorite podcasts about work and life and balance. As an entrepreneurial busy mom of four who leads a very full (yet flexible!) life, you can see why I like it, right? So OF COURSE I said yes when Anna invited me onto her show! […]

Why Flexibility Is Your Greatest Time Management Tool


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Candle lightings, family time, an abundance of gifts, and indulgent holiday foods. Oh yeah, you know what time of year it is … Chanukah! As my family and I get ready to celebrate this holy eight-day “festival of lights”, I’ve compiled a quick list of traditional Chanukah foods and the ways I flexibly serve them. Enjoy […]

Top Chanukah Foods To Make This Holiday


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When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner prep, I'm all for finding creative cheats and hacks to make the process a lot easier. One tip? Make a salad bar!

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When it comes to holiday dinner prep (Thanksgiving, Chanukah, Christmas, New Year), I’m all for finding creative cheats and hacks to make the process a lot easier. Because who wants to be stuck in the kitchen all day? One of my favorite ways to slash kitchen time is by replacing some time-consuming side dishes with a […]

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With fall comes the love for everyone’s seasonal favorite, pumpkin! Everywhere you turn there is a new pumpkin-flavored version of just about everything. So naturally, I decided to put my new bartending skills to the test and created an amazing Fall Pumpkin Cocktail recipe for you. I’m not quite a professional mixologist just yet, but […]

Does 5:00 pm ever roll around and you still have no clue what to make for dinner? Here are my fallback dinner meals that take 20 minutes or less!

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Despite all the best laid out plans, sometimes 5:00 pm rolls around and I have no ideas for dinner. I may not even have my usually fully stocked fridge, forcing me to rely on just a few staples. Here are my fallback dinner meal ideas for when you have no idea what to cook… plus […]

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