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Favorite Sips, Eats, and Sights from my One-Week Windstar Cruise in the Caribbean
My recent one-week cruise in the Caribbean was the perfect warm and sunny escape from the cold and dreary weather here in New England. Tim and I cruised on the Windstar Star Pride, a small cruise ship with about 200 passengers and 150 crew. We were the newbies on the cruise, but our sea legs kicked in right away as we sailed our way from Puerto Rico to St. Thomas, St. Barths, Montserrat, St. Maarten, Jost Van Dyke, and Virgin ...
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Silver Dollar Banana Blueberry Pancakes + Patriot's Day

Silver Dollar Banana Blueberry Pancakes + Patriot’s Day

I live outside Boston in the town of Lexington, MA where the first battle of the Revolutionary War took place. Every Patriot's Day (which was today), the town explodes with tradition: Revolutionary War re-enactments, church-run pancake breakfasts, a 5K road ...
Park City, Utah - Ski and Food Adventure

Park City, Utah – Ski and Food Adventure

I survived to tell the tale! Over the recent February vacation, Tim and I took the boys to Park City, Utah where we "shredded up" the slopes for five days. This photo was actually taken on the day we skied ...
Healthier Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Healthier Chocolate Dessert Recipes

Is it possible to shower your loved ones with decadent chocolate desserts on Valentine’s Day without showering them with excess amounts of fat and calories? The answer --- if you follow this blog --- is YES! I looked back into ...
Last-Minute Black Bean Soup

Last-Minute Black Bean Soup

This vegetarian, gluten-free soup takes just minutes to prepare and everyone in your family will slurp it up happily! I created this Last-Minute Black Bean Soup for my first book, The Moms' Guide to Meal Makeovers, and recently, I cooked it up for my ...
Strawberry-Topped Peanut Butter Pancakes

Strawberry-Topped Peanut Butter Pancakes

Peanut butter and pancakes are a great culinary combination. Give it a try! For these Strawberry-Topped Peanut Butter Pancakes, I used nutritious ingredients including peanut butter, whole wheat flour, ground flaxseed, low-fat milk, omega-3 eggs, and berries. Peanut butter and breakfast are the ...
Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Decadent Whoopie Pies get a healthy re-do with whole wheat flour, pumpkin puree, and a lot less added sugar. Read on to see how to make these better-for-you Whoopie Pies and to see how fun they are for kids to eat ...
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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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