Young woman sleeping peacefully
    December 17, 2014
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    Trust me, I know how hard it is to take good care of yourself when there are so many things that need to get done.  (And, I completely understand that if you don’t do them, they’re not going to g…

    Gifts that Return
    December 27, 2013
    Gifts that Return

    This story is reprinted by permission from a work originally published in 1987, with special thanks to Linda Fogg Phillips.  It was early Christmas morning.  We kids had opened all of Santa’s gift…

    Gifts of the Heart Return to the Giver
    December 27, 2013
    Gifts of the Heart Return to the Giver

    Traditions are the threads that sew the hearts of families together throughout the generations of time.  One such tradition started when I was a child in my family of seven children.  Our tradition …

    Holidays Kids and Life
    December 26, 2013
    Holidays, Kids and Life

    There's a poorly decorated, fake Christmas tree standing in the corner of my living room. It is not the fresh evergreen, decked in frosted glass balls that I dreamed I would have as a grown up. The tr…

    Handle the Holidays… Healthier
    December 5, 2012
    Handle the Holidays… Healthier

    The holidays happen every year, and every year the thought happens that this will be the year that you and the family stay healthier. And then the holidays happen and the thought morphs to January is …

    Raisin Date Walnut Cinnamon Rolls Recipe
    January 17, 2011
    Raisin Date Walnut Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] You can feel good about eating sweets that are made from whole foods. These beauties are filled with whole dates and raisins to give them natural sweetness and ample fiber. They …

    Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole Recipe
    August 24, 2010
    Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] One of the foundations of many, many casseroles is a can of cream of mushroom soup. Condensed canned soups leave much to be desired in taste and also contain many processed ingre…

    Delightful Peppermint Mocha Recipe
    August 24, 2010
    Delightful Peppermint Mocha Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This is a recipe for peppermint mocha using herbal coffee (much healthier), cocao powder, peppermint extract and whipped cream. The result? Well, let's just say you will (more&he…

    Scrumptious Orange Candied Yams Recipe
    August 15, 2010
    Scrumptious Orange Candied Yams Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This recipe is usually made for Thanksgiving or other holiday celebrations, but orange candied yams is a (more…)…

    Acorn-Squash-with-Cranberry-Apple-Stuffing
    August 12, 2010
    Acorn Squash with Cranberry Apple Stuffing

    [star-rating][yields] Some days I need a little inspiration. I knew that I would be baking squash for our Shabbat dinner tonight. And I knew it would have some delicious dried cranberries in it. I jus…

    Gluten Free Butternut Squash Latkes
    August 12, 2010
    Gluten Free Butternut Squash Latkes Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Try this easy recipe for gluten-free latkes. These make a special Hanukkah treat, but can be enjoyed year round.…

    Quick and Easy Pomegranate Salad Recipe
    August 12, 2010
    Quick and Easy Pomegranate Salad Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] This super simple gluten free Rosh Hashanah salad is best made just before serving so that it is as fresh as possible. Let the (more…)…

    Quinoa with Pine Nuts and Cranberries Recipe
    July 29, 2010
    Quinoa with Pine Nuts and Cranberries Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] An inviting and healthy recipe for the holidays -- that's also gluten, egg, and dairy free!…

    Delicious Coconut Cupcakes Recipe
    July 28, 2010
    Delicious Coconut Cupcakes Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Tangy sour cream, toasty coconut, and a hint of almond take these pretty cakes several steps beyond plain vanilla. Dr. Greene suggests you use organic ingredients when possible, …

    Traditional Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey with Sage Recipe
    July 21, 2010
    Traditional Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey with Sage Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Thanksgiving is a time for family and a time to celebrate the harvest. It can be a melting pot in which traditions from the past harmoniously (more…)…

    Colorful and Delicious Holiday Salad Recipe
    June 21, 2010
    Colorful and Delicious Holiday Salad Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Persimmons, the quintessential winter fruit, bring both color and flavor to this perfect holiday salad. The candied ginger, goat cheese, and spiced nuts add some excitement to it…

    Roasted Acorn Squash Soup with Parmesan and Crispy Sage Recipe
    June 21, 2010
    Roasted Acorn Squash Soup with Parmesan and Crispy Sage Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Dark green, yellow, or gold acorn squash are among winter’s best vegetables, with their sweet, rich, nutty flavor. This comforting soup can (more…)…

    Guiltless Mashed Potatoes Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Guiltless Mashed Potatoes Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] Normally, mashed potatoes evoke thoughts of coziness, warmth, and comfort, but also indulgence and guilt! In this recipe, you get all the benefits (more…)…

    Favorite Chocolate Crinkles Cookie Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Favorite Chocolate Crinkles Cookie Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] A wonderful holiday cookie recipe -- makes us parents think back to OUR childhood!…

    Savory Stuffing Recipe
    June 7, 2010
    Savory Stuffing Recipe

    [star-rating][yields] A holiday side dish your kids will be sure to love. Makes 10 servings…