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Party With A Food Rev Ambassador!

Anyone who knows me, knows i LIVE to…. write about, film, photograph, play with, speak of, cook, serve and enjoy real food.   [photo: Cooking Demo/Food Ed class at Whole Foods for Earth Day] I love teaching our youth about how … Continue reading

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Don’t be a boring little sucker.

Halloween & Thanksgiving? Orange sucker.  Christmas? Green/red sucker.  Hanukkah?  Blue sucker.  Valentine’s Day? Red sucker.  St. Patrick’s Day?  Green sucker.  Easter?  Pink sucker. You get the picture.   Don’t just change the color of your sucker.   Get creative and really … Continue reading

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Chocolate and fruit

This counted as one of the treats i gave the kids a couple of weeks ago.  “They ate it up.”  If you signed the kids up for a sport on an early Saturday morning, i think this would be a … Continue reading

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Brownies- can you guess the secret ingredient?

Not what you think. That might have been college. The next time you bake brownies, use a healthier mix or better yet make them from scratch.  But either way, choose a healthier flour, substitute other sweeteners, add ground walnuts, ground … Continue reading

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Rock (candy) bottom.

Looking back, this was probably my sugar low point. A sweet shop birthday party for her 6th birthday.  It was fun and cute and i had a blast planning it. I grew smarter at the next birthday party- the princess … Continue reading

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You snooze, you lose.

The Playdates.  The lunches.  The backpacks.  The homework. The cooking.  The dishes.  The laundry.  The grocery shopping. My husband’s work schedule.  Walking my 150 lb puppy twice a day. The desert heat. After dinner, i fell asleep in my clothes for … Continue reading

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When you dip, i dip, we dip.

Early dismissal today at school. A bunch of us are meeting at a place with huge trampolines. My first thought? Yay! Exercise!                                     … Continue reading

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