Tag: food

I’m an Allergy Mom for Life

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As a mom of a child with multiple food allergies (dairy, eggs, nuts, sesame, and shrimp), my stress level quadruples whenever we leave the...

Two Weeks of Healthy, Fast, Budget-Friendly Dinners

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We’ve all been impacted by inflation over the past year. My family’s biggest expense increase has been our grocery budget. With growing children eating...

Must-Try CT Restaurants for Vegans and Vegetarians

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Since I stopped eating dairy, I have been collecting a list of restaurants that are crowd-pleasers for both my family (who can eat anything) and...

Vegetables: To Hide or Not to Hide?

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I am not a chef by any stretch of the imagination, nor am I even a good cook very often. So when a friend...

Our Family’s Favorite Holiday Appetizer

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A long time ago - another lifetime it seems - I was young and single, living in New York City. More often than not,...

Serving Up Self-Control With a Plate Full of Vegetables

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When my oldest child was a toddler, she ate everything. Peas, broccoli, carrots, entire meatball subs. Whatever she tried, she liked, making mealtime a...

Judge Away, I Will Still Feed My Kids Processed Foods

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Processed, shelf-stable, palm, (gasp!) seed oils, and food dyes. For the love of science, I am a huge fan of these foods for my...

The Best Gifts for Your Host or Hostess

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The holiday season is upon us, which means good food, good company, and attending lots of holiday get-togethers. Our calendar seems to get booked...

Making Dinner Fast in the Slow Cooker

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My slow cooker is an underused kitchen appliance. It works very well but does not get quite enough attention as it deserves. My mom...

A Guide to the Best Bakeries in Fairfield County

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Whether you need a cake for a party, breakfast treats for your office, specialty desserts for a holiday, or homemade bread for visiting guests,...