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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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Watermelon and Strawberry Salad with Mint, Cucumber & Feta

Watermelon and Strawberry Salad with Mint, Cucumber & Feta

Nothing says summer like a juicy wedge of watermelon, but did you know it can also be the star in a salad? Tossed with sweet strawberries, crunchy cucumbers, salty feta cheese, and fragrant fresh mint, this colorful Watermelon and Strawberry ...
Herby White Bean Dip with Crunchy Veggies | Plus, 6 Covid-Safe Summer Entertaining Tips

Herby White Bean Dip with Crunchy Veggies | Plus, 6 Covid-Safe Summer Entertaining Tips

There's nothing better than an outdoor cookout or picnic to celebrate the warm and sunny days of summer. But in the age of COVID, entertaining has become a new kind of adventure. To reduce the spread of of the virus, ...
Veggie Bean Cakes with Quick Tomato Basil Sauce | Comfort Food for Your Family

Veggie Bean Cakes with Quick Tomato Basil Sauce | Comfort Food for Your Family

If you're looking for a quick, delicious and comforting meal that's made with not one, not two, but three convenient canned foods, look no further than these cute, fun-to-eat Veggie Bean Cakes with Quick Tomato Basil Sauce. Each crispy-on-the-outside, gooey-on-the-inside ...
Harissa-Roasted Carrot and Bean Dip

Harissa-Roasted Carrot and Bean Dip

A snack board piled high with veggies and dip, chips and guacamole, dried fruit and nuts, cheeses and crackers, grilled or roasted vegetables, and sliced prepared meats is my favorite fast, weeknight dinner hack. Adding an interesting dip like this ...
42 Bean Recipes Kids and Families Will Love

42 Bean Recipes Kids and Families Will Love

If you were to peek into your pantry right now, how many cans of beans would you have stacked up in there? How many bags of dried beans? And what sorts of recipes would you make with all of them? ...
Cheesecake Cupcakes with Oat & Walnut Crust | Gluten Free

Cheesecake Cupcakes with Oat & Walnut Crust | Gluten Free

All you need for these fuss free, gluten-free cheesecake cupcakes are a few simple ingredients including light cream cheese, an egg, sugar, lemon zest, oats, and walnuts. Cheesecake Cupcakes with Oat & Walnut Crust are a hand held and better-for-you ...
A Tasty Twist on Sushi: Beefy Cali Roll "Beefshi"

A Tasty Twist on Sushi: Beefy Cali Roll “Beefshi”

Every now and then I love to shake up our regular snack and mealtime routine, and this recipe for Beefy Cali Roll helps me to do just that. Beef sushi (AKA Beefshi) is my latest cooking obsession. It's an innovate ...
Reduce Your Kitchen Carbon Footprint: 19 Tips & Recipes to Help You Re-Purpose Leftover Ingredients and Food Scraps to Slash Food Waste

Reduce Your Kitchen Carbon Footprint: 19 Tips & Recipes to Help You Re-Purpose Leftover Ingredients and Food Scraps to Slash Food Waste

Happy Earth Day. Here in my kitchen, we celebrate Earth Day all year long! Since January, I've been sharing a monthly action to reduce your kitchen carbon footprint, and this month I'm challenging everyone to re-purpose leftover ingredients and food ...
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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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