Category Archives: Food

Apple & Sweet Cottage Cheese Strudel

Growing up in Germany, apple strudel was something we enjoyed eating throughout the year. No amount of words can describe the taste of biting into a warm apple strudel. The crispy crust with warm sweet apples inside is a more … Continue reading

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Palatschinken For Breakfast, Lunch Or Dinner

Growing up in Germany, I ate a lot of Palatschinken. Palatschinken are a thicker version of the French Crepe. Palatschinken are traditionally filled with apricot jam and then rolled like a jelly roll. I always loved them as a kid … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Meal Replacement Shakes

My kids and I are huge fans of smoothies. We drink them for breakfast, as a snack, after a workout, or as a cool treat on a hot day. We love all kinds of smoothies, but our favorite is a … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

If I’m out of eggs and butter, or if I just feel like cutting out fat and cholesterol from my diet (which actually happens a lot), I bake using vegan recipes. Last night I was in the mood for some … Continue reading

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My Vegetarian Grocery List

In my family, one child is vegetarian; the other two are 90% vegetarians, which means we only eat poultry and red meat occasionally. Today I went grocery shopping and I created a vegetarian grocery list. Here are the things I … Continue reading

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Easy Vegan Granola Recipe

My daughter Melody loves granola. She likes it stirred into her yogurt or oatmeal, or made into bars. The day before she moved to college I made some vegan granola for her. I really don’t care for store-bought granola; it’s … Continue reading

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8 Foods You Need to Stash In Your Kitchen

Let’s throw all the diets out the window! Below are some foods that are great for health, energy, figure, and skin. I always keep them in my pantry.

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