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Family-Style Chicken Adobo Recipe -

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Your New Favorite Make-Ahead Dinner Recipe In my cookbook, Food You Want: For the Life You Crave, I share an amazing island-style chicken adobo recipe that’s perfect for any occasion, from casual weeknight dinner with the fam to a dressed-up dinner party with your girlfriends. But I also love this family-style version, which is a […]

Family-Style Chicken Adobo


M&M Cookies

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I’ve never really met anyone who doesn’t love M&Ms or chocolate chip cookies, so this combo is a classic winner. I’m pretty religious about only ever serving chewy cookies (I just never understood crunchy cookies personally)–so, not over baking these is essential so that they stay nice and soft. I also love the idea of […]

Soft Chewy M&M Cookies


Pumpkin Caramel Blondies

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We live in a world of great challenge and disagreement right now but at least we can all agree that everything is good about pumpkin and caramel right? Life’s simple pleasures are as important as ever to responsibly indulge in. These gooey and delicious squares are absolute perfection for Thanksgiving or anytime of the year […]

Pumpkin Caramel Blondies


pizza zucchini

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I love everything that my friend Pamela Salzman creates – I just wish we lived closer so we could film more Instagram recipes together! I also love anything that mimics the flavors of pizza without the loaded heaviness and carbs, so when Pamela posted this I knew I had to share it with you. These are […]

Pizza-ish Zucchini Boats


crispy and cheesy smashed cauliflower

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Move over junk food, these craveable cauliflower bites may just take the place of loaded cheesy snacks. Made with just cauliflower, seasoning and cheese, these come out so crispy and flavorful I’d probably recommend doubling the recipe. Here’s a peek into the process: First, I steam the cauliflower briefly so it’s soft enough to smash […]

Crispy and Cheesy Smashed Cauliflower


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


Woman in pink swimsuit standing in an outdoor pool with water up to waist height. She's wearing sunnies and is looking to the side. Her blond hair is in a ponytail.

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As a sun lover and outdoor enthusiast, I’ve always cherished the warm embrace of the sun’s rays on my skin. I was that girl baking in a bikini on the beach, addicted to the tan lines and my skins “healthy” glow. However, my perspective on sun exposure took a significant turn in my 40s when […]

The Best Sunscreens this Summer (and all year!)

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pumpkin cookies

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What is the one ingredient that you think of when you hear the perfect fall treat? Pumpkin! Everywhere you turn there is a new pumpkin-flavored version of just about everything from drinks to pies and more. So why not get creative in the kitchen because creating your own healthified gluten-free version is fun! Here are […]

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 […]

gluten free banana bread

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Gooey, flavorful, light and satisfying. Need I say more? The original inspiration for this recipe came from one of my visits to Canyon Ranch. They serve their version of this bread every morning at their rocking breakfast buffet (I don’t recommend eating this daily, it’s extremely hard to resist). Here is my spiced up gluten-free […]

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