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The Chocolate Cake for Everyone

The Chocolate Cake for Everyone

More and more, I hear from friends that they have a food allergy or that their child does, which makes playdates, birthdays and dessert-time very challenging. The other day, we had a friend over. Her mother hadn’t mentioned any food sensitivities, but it got me […]

Video Tutorial: Best Chicken Soup Ever

Video Tutorial: Best Chicken Soup Ever

I’m hoping that this video will be the first of many…Lots of┬áreaders have asked for more pictures of food preparation and more recipes. I decided to start making short video tutorials to help everyone get into the kitchen to make great food and delicious memories. […]

Happy Chanukah: The Five Minute Donut

Happy Chanukah: The Five Minute Donut

I had a crazy day yesterday with conference calls, meetings, a run into the city and back. I had 50 minutes to spare before I had to pick up the girls from school. We were going directly to their Great Grandmother’s house to light the […]

The Healthiest (and Most Delicious) Chocolate Cake in the World

The Healthiest (and Most Delicious) Chocolate Cake in the World

I’ll admit it – I don’t love chocolate. Call me crazy. You won’t be the first. My family? Obsessed. My girls can’t shove enough chocolate into their mouths on any given day. They literally salivate at the mention of the dark stuff…I indulge them most […]

Greatest Brownies Ever, and they’re Gluten Free!

Greatest Brownies Ever, and they’re Gluten Free!

I don’t love chocolate. Stop throwing tomatoes at me! Sorry, I don’t share in the passion/addiction of most human beings out there (my daughters included). One bite of chocolate is more than enough for me. I think I’ve said it too many times, but my […]

Easy Friday Night Fix

Easy Friday Night Fix

I don’t know about you, but by the time it’s Friday, I’m pretty gosh darn tired. The last thing I want to do is slave over the stove for hours. I still want something healthy and delicious, and I want it now. Enter, my first […]

Best Falafel Recipe in the World

Best Falafel Recipe in the World

I know that’s a bold statement to make, but I really do think that the falafels I made for our Super Bowl party were exceptional. Everything about them screamed, “YUM!” Now, you have to understand that as an Israeli, I have been exposed to an […]

Death by Exhaustion

Death by Exhaustion

The last 6 weeks have been a doozy and a half in which my children decided that I didn’t need to sleep. I guess they figured that I’m old and I can sleep when I’m dead… It all started when we took an incredible trip […]

Purple Gnocchi

Purple Gnocchi

It’s the snowpocalypse! Ok, it’s really not that bad, but it has been snowing like crazy since 6am. We have a ton of food and two kids to keep occupied. What’s better than cooking up a storm? Well, there IS something better – eating the […]

Picky Eater Tip #17

Picky Eater Tip #17

Each time I go to the grocery store, I spent an inordinate amount of time in the dairy aisle. I’m always looking for a better yogurt that packs in the good stuff – protein, calcium, vitamins… I’m always tempted by the ones with the animated […]