If you’re like us, you never know exactly how much food to make, so you make—much too much. In our family, one of the greatest social sins is to run out of food. This year, we’re using this servings planner from Whole Foods Markets. Just enter the number of guests, and the tool will calculate […]

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[1] Pouring the hot, foamed milk into the espresso (photo © Olesyk | Pinterest). [2] A standard cappuccino (photo courtesy Truvia | Erika Dodge). [3] Nespresso Aeroccino Milk Frother, an electric frother (photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma). [4] Aerolatte milk frother wand, a battery-operated frother (photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma).   November 8th is National Cappuccino Day, a beverage […]

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[1] Chocolate-covered almonds with sea salt. Photo courtesy Paleo Leap. [2] For a bigger bite (and they’re even easier to make): chocolate-covered nut clusters (photo courtesy Lindt USA). [3] Nuts setting on parchment paper (photo courtesy Paleo Lezap).   November 7th is National Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day, which made us think: Why don’t we […]

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WHAT IS BONE BROTH Bone broth is an alternative to stock, a flavorful liquid made by slowly simmering bones, cartilage and tendons, with some bits of meat that remain attached. The difference between stock and bone broth is that while stock can be made in three or four hours, bone broth is simmered for 24 […]

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Most people that are on a bodybuilding contest diet make a few mistakes that can actually wreck their progress or any gains that they hope to make. Look at it this way, you’ve decided on competing and dedicate the next twelve weeks to training hard, eating low calories and doing hours of cardio. You do […]

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Thanksgiving is our favorite cultural holiday, because foods appear on the table that we don’t see much of for the rest of the year. Like cranberry-orange relish, one of our faves. We have no one to blame but ourself; and last year we stuck half a dozen bags of fresh cranberries into the freezer, to […]

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[1] These pizza crusts are made from fresh cauliflower, from Cali’Flour Foods. [2] You can top your pizza with anything you like—just as with a wheat crust. This Shrimp Caesar Salad pizza is from HealthyMood_SF | Instagram. [3] Kevita Master Brew kombucha has great flavor plus probiotic benefits (photo courtesy KeVita).   Typically, we have […]

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[1] Most brownies in three sizes: Regular (in front), Sprites (rectangles) and Morsels (mini squares). [2] and [3] Seasonal packaging and occasion messaging (birthday, get well, etc.) let you customize your gift. All photos courtesy Fairytale Brownies.   Last month we received a gift shipment of Fairytale Brownies. The excitement generated around here was almost […]

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