Authentic Lemon Gelato

lemon gelato

This lemon gelato recipe was shared with our family by an Italian friend in Genova (Genoa). Gelato is, of course, the most amazing thing to eat ever. But on a hot summer day, no gelato is better than lemon gelato for cooling you off and quenching your thirst. Lemon Gelato Gelato al Limone di Eraldo […]

Buffalo Chicken Tossed Salad

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It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a green salad being served at a meal must be in want of a dressing. Except for this buffalo chicken tossed salad. The Tossed Salad Dilemma Leafy greens and colorful veggies are so healthy. As a family, we really love eating tossed salads, but it’s easy to tip the […]

My Favorite Recipe for Salt-Free Ornament Dough

Ornament dough with rolling pin

Ornament dough is traditionally made with salt, but this baking soda alternative is quick, easy, and very soft. It’s sure to become your new favorite! Salt dough ornaments can be charming, fun, or even elegant, and this snowy-white dough is perfect for tiny children or grown-ups alike. Combine 1 cup baking soda and 1/2 cup […]

Delicious Beef and Cabbage Bierocks Made Easy

Beef and cabbage stuffed bierocks

I fell in love with bierocks my freshman year of college. A couple of fellow students offered me a ride home through the ride-share board. Their thoughtful mother sent beef and cabbage stuffed rolls for us to eat on the way. They were delicious! Years later, when I had mastered Google searches, I finally discovered […]

How to Make My Favorite Soft and Light Whole Wheat Bread

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I know what you’re thinking. Homemade whole wheat bread is heavy, and better used as a doorstop than served at dinner. I used to think that too, but it doesn’t have to be that way. This bread is by far my most requested recipe.* It’s light and fluffy for whole wheat bread, and tastes amazing […]

Fiesta Chicken and Black Bean Soup with Quinoa

Did you know January is national soup month? I’m a big fan of soup any day of the year, but when I was planning all things wintery and frosty and snowy for January, I have to admit knowing it was officially soup month made me smile. This fiesta chicken and black bean soup is so […]

Tempting Tacos al Pastor for a Family Meal at Home

Recently I was thrilled to have the opportunity to review an advanced copy of the new Eat at Home Tonight Cookbook. Because of the Taco Tuesday truck on campus this summer, street tacos have become one of my favorite things. So when I saw this recipe for Tacos al Pastor I knew I had to try […]

How to make a Pumpkin Spice Frozen Yogurt with a Healthy Twist

I love anything pumpkin spice, but I also love it when sweet treats manage to be a little bit healthy too. Our family loves gelato in the summer time, and I wanted to create a delicious alternative that I could enjoy while still meeting my healthy eating goals. The resulting pumpkin spice frozen yogurt recipe […]

20 Quick and Easy Snacks For Your Low Calorie Lifestyle

Little things make a big difference. When making healthy lifestyle changes, some people cut snacks out altogether. For me that doesn’t work quite so well. Eating smaller meals more often is much more effective for me. But snacks are also a really easy way for a few too many calories to sneak into the day. […]

Buffalo Chicken Garden Salad

Our family absolutely loves salads, both as a side and as a main dish. In the summertime, when our garden is producing, we often eat them for dinner four or five times in a week! I don’t measure when I make salads. I just load them up with deliciousness. Every salad is different. That’s why this […]