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38 Recipes for Small Thanksgiving Celebrations
These are unprecedented times, and this year as we deal with the pandemic and growing concerns about COVID-19, social distancing and travel challenges are on most of our minds. If you're like my family, you're probably planning a smaller Thanksgiving celebration. And if you're like me, you're probably planning the entire meal, from the turkey to the after-dinner treats. I won't lie. I'm sad about the whole thing. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and I'll miss my extended family. But ...
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Maple Pecan Stuffed Sweet Potatoes for Thanksgiving

Maple Pecan Stuffed Sweet Potatoes for Thanksgiving

For more years than I can remember, it was always my job to bring three vegetable side dishes to our family's Thanksgiving dinner. One of those recipes is my Pecan Topped Slightly-Sweet Sweet Potato Casserole. It's an epic recipe that ...
Gluten Free Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies + Why I Love Canned Pumpkin Purée

Gluten Free Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies + Why I Love Canned Pumpkin Purée

I texted a friend in Atlanta the other day and told her I was testing a new gluten-free recipe for chocolate pumpkin whoopie pies, and her response was, "what's a whoopie pie?" It turns out that whoopie pies are unique ...
22 Recipes for BEEFSHI | Sushi Made With Beef

22 Recipes for BEEFSHI | Sushi Made With Beef

There's an innovative new sushi style concept that's taking home kitchens by storm, and it's called Beefshi. Have you tried it yet? Beefshi is made with corned beef, roast beef, pastrami, and other prepared meats, which are used either inside ...
Chicken and Carrot Shawarma Salad Bowls

Chicken and Carrot Shawarma Salad Bowls

How often do you eat together as a family? Have your family meals become more of a regular routine during COVID? If you find yourself cooking more at home and gathering more often around the table, then chances are you ...
55 Family Pleasing, Plant-Forward Dinners for Family Meals Month

55 Family Pleasing, Plant-Forward Dinners for Family Meals Month

It's Family Meals Month, and it's also National Fruits & Veggies Month. To honor this dynamic duo of celebrations, I'm serving up 55 family pleasing, plant-forward dinners that you and your family can enjoy all year long. Turning family mealtime ...
Avocado-Chicken Salad | Fast Weeknight Supper

Avocado-Chicken Salad | Fast Weeknight Supper

Chicken is lean, rich in protein, and usually well received by everyone at the table (even picky eaters), but if you're eating it night after night and week after week, it can get boring after a while. This recipe for ...
46 Recipes for Carrot and Carrot Greens (AKA Carrot Tops)

46 Recipes for Carrot and Carrot Greens (AKA Carrot Tops)

This summer, I've been volunteering most Saturday mornings at Sustainable Nantucket's Farmer's and Artisan's Market. Some weeks they have me taking photos of the purveyors while other times I play bouncer, making sure everyone enters and exits the market where ...
Nutty Carrot Top Pesto

Nutty Carrot Top Pesto

When you buy carrots at your farmers' market and the frilly tops (AKA carrot greens) are still intact, instead of trimming them and tossing in the trash (or compost bin), use them in this delicious recipe for Nutty Carrot Top ...
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Liz Weiss
I’m Liz Weiss, a registered dietitian nutritionist, mom of two, and cookbook author. I’m passionate about making healthy family food that’s fun for everyone, so I welcome you to explore my blog for recipes, nutrition insights, and mealtime inspiration.
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