Winter is prime time for snowy sports like skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating, but it can also sap your motivation to exercise and eat well. Or do much of anything besides sleep and eat carbs—what New Year’s resolutions? If this sounds familiar, you may be suffering from the “winter blahs” or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), […]

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This week’s Recipe Round-Up is my basic recipe for Meatballs in a Muffin Tin. This is by far my favorite, but I make at least 10 different versions of meatballs…delicious! Print Meatballs in a Muffin Tin Course Main Course Keyword meatballs Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 35 minutes Total Time 45 minutes Servings 4 […]

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Happy Chrismukkah everyone! This week’s holiday recipe round-up a day early! Here are my recipes for Potato Latkes and Brisket, both very easy and delicious! Enjoy Potato Latkes Servings: 4-5 Ingredients: • 1-1 ½ pounds Yukon gold potatoes • 1 large onion • 2 large eggs, beaten • Salt and pepper, to taste • Vegetable […]

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This week’s favorite instagram posts are Slow Cooker Oatmeal and Red Pepper Paprika Soup with Pistachio. Enjoy! Slow Cooker Oatmeal Servings: 6-7 Ingredients: • 1 cup steel cut oats • 1 cup white quinoa or millet • 1 cup dried fruit, chopped (I like cherries or apricots, but whatever you like) • 1 tablespoon raw […]

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Here’s something refreshing to serve in this holiday season full of rich foods! Print Watermelon Salad Course Salad, Side Dish Keyword watermelon Prep Time 15 minutes Total Time 15 minutes Servings 8 servings Author Abbie Gellman Ingredients 2 cups seedless watermelon diced 1 English cucumber diced 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved 8 ounces feta cheese […]

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This week I’m posting the top 3 recipes since there were so many requests. Enjoy! Flank Steak with Tomato-Red Wine Vinegar Marinade Serving size: ~4-5 ounces cooked flank steak per serving Ingredients: • 1 small can diced tomatoes • 1 onion, peeled and quartered • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar • 1 tablespoon rosemary • […]

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This week’s favorite instagram posts were Carrot Soup and Eggplant Parmesan. Check out the recipes and commentary below…. Carrot Soup Yield: 4-5 servings Ingredients • 1 Tbsp canola oil • 1 1/2 cup onion, chopped • 1 tsp salt • 2 lb carrots, peeled and chopped • 2 tsp ginger, minced (note: adjust to personal […]

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This week’s most liked/requested recipes from my Instagram and Facebook posts were the Green Soup and Roast Chicken. Enjoy! The following Green Soup recipe is adapted loosely from the wonderful Rebecca Katz. GREEN SOUP Yield: 7-8 Servings Ingredients: • 2 Tbsp Olive oil • 1 large onion, diced • 2 large Yukon gold potatoes, diced […]

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This week’s most requested recipes from my posts were the Papaya Chicken and the Indian-Spiced Eggplant & Cauliflower Stew. Enjoy! Papaya Chicken Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 1-inch piece of ginger, grated 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1-1.5 pound chicken breast, […]

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The media is shoving breakfast at us as the most important meal of the day. But, might it just be the most hyped meal of the day? The pastries available at your favorite coffee shop are on par with desserts. The fat, sugar and calorie content are competitive. At some point, having dessert-type foods for […]

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