Role Mommy on the Run
If you are feeling comfortable with making a particular dish, soup in this case, how about varying it up instead of reinventing the soup wheel? I added smoked paprika, vegetarian broth and potatoes to my red lentil with turmeric soup and not only is it crazy delicious, but it is also so similar to the other soup that I end up having all the ingredients. Smoked paprika gives any dish an earthy, Mediterranean flavor so make sure to keep it in your spice rack. Be careful and read the label because some are spicier than others.... Read more
From the Blogs
his is by far the worst winter I've ever experienced. And that says a lot since I am 44 years old. As a kid, I remember getting blasted by one major snowstorm -- the blizzard of 1978 where I was photographed standing high atop of snow mound. But it wasn't like we had snow three times a week. Once a month maybe, but definitely not every three days.... Read more
Looking for a crazy delicious dessert that you can feel virtuous about eating? Try these healthy faux chocolate truffles that may even fool your children. Keep them stored in a glass tupperware in the fridge for a week (even longer!) and snack on them without the guilt!... Read more
When serving pasta to the family, again, it doesn't have to be a guilt inducing experience loaded with empty calories and carbs. Add some nutritious legumes and vegetables, even from the freezer, along with some spices to make this a meal you can feel good about serving. Oh, and it will just take a few minutes to make! Enjoy!... Read more
Over the past five years in my area, movie multiplexes have been popping up faster than Dunkin Donuts franchises. At first, I was really excited to find out that I'd get to see whatever movie I wanted in one major theater but I have to say that these days, I am so over it. If you are like me and really can't stand big crowds, there really isn't any redeeming feature about one of those multiplexes that thrill me. I'm not going to single any of them out by name (okay, let's just say it's AMC), but here's my list of gripes - see if you relate: ... Read more
I can only imagine that attempting to make the romantic comedy genre appeal to men is a daunting task. "That Awkward Moment" turns the idea of the "chick-flick" on its head by creating a movie that will appeal to women and their husbands or significant others.... Read more
Plus: Top 5 Activities for Busy Toddlers, Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Chinese Fried Rice, Take Back the Kitchen: Alma's Chinese New Year Tofu with bamboo Shoots for a crowd, So What Are You Binge Watching These Days?, and even more in the archives!
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