Pesach Granola

Thanks to Tamar Flank, who has supplied us with fabulous granola for Pesach!

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Hamantaschen Filling

What goes in your Hamantaschen?

How to make the ultimate grill cheese (spoiler: nothing healthy here!)

Because grilled cheese is considered the go-to meal in my home, I’m always looking for ways to perfect it. Actually, that’s not entirely true — at this point, I can basically just make them in my sleep.

Deconstructed Muesli

This Tu B’Shvat snack (or breakfast!) is a perfect kid-friendly treat. It also gives kids the opportunity to pick and choose the ingredients of their dish. In our house, we promote this yogurt-based muesli as a healthy and exciting snack.

Mini Donuts

These mini donuts make the perfect party treat!

No Fry Latkes

A lighter version of a Chanukah favorite.

Fun Pizza

A great way to keep kids’ busy right before dinner is to get them involved in making dinner. Pizza is a kid-friendly meal to prepare and to eat!

Split Pea Soup

For me, winter is always about a great thick warm soup at dinnertime. 

Thanksgiving Drinks

It’s Thanksgiving. Your table is set and your dinner – Turkey, stuffing, sides and all – are ready to be served. But now you want to add to that air of festivity – a warm drink? Something sparkly? The perfect wine accompaniment? Here are some good options:

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Lite Strawberry Smoothie

So much of what I make is “family friendly.” Rarely do I make something just to indulge myself. Enter this diet strawberry smoothie. It’s made with frozen strawberries (so you never have to worry if they are in season), fresca, sugar-free jello powder and ice.  When my kids see me break out the blender and the ingredients for this guilt-free treat, they know that it’s “Eemee time”, because of all of my special treats, this is one that I won’t share with them.