Archive | May, 2010

Zucchini Parmesan Crisps by FamilySpice.com

Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

These baked zucchini parmesan crisps are a fabulous snack or appetizer, and a great way to sneak in veggies in your diet! What a beautiful day in San Diego. Blue skies, warm temperatures, I can’t think of a better way to honor the soldiers who fought for this beautiful country. For Memorial Day, my husband […]

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Eggplant Tapas with Cheese and Shrimp by FamilySpice.com

Eggplant Tapas with Cheese and Shrimp

This Eggplant Tapas includes a slice of eggplant topped with creamy manchego cheese sauce with a bit of shrimp to top it off. I love appetizers. When I go to a party with a heck of an appetizer spread, I go to town. In fact, I prefer appetizers to dinner. I often skip dinner because […]

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Pork Milanese by Familyspice.com

Pork Milanese

Pork Milanese makes a wonderful family friendly dinner for any night of the week. Terrific with chicken, too. Maybe it’s the summer bug, maybe I’m just tired, or maybe it’s just being a mom of three that I find myself dreading the dinner hour. It looms there in the morning when I wake up. “Laura, […]

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Nutrition Maximized

by Apameh Bashar RD, CNSD As parents we look for ways to make sure our kids eat a healthy balanced diet. This becomes problematic when children are picky eaters and may not meet their nutrient needs for the day. There are easy ways to fortify foods so children receive optimal calories, protein, vitamins, minerals and […]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Bars with Ginger Icing by FamilySpice.com

Strawberry Rhubarb Bars with Ginger Icing

Summer sweet Strawberry Rhubarb Bars, with crumble top and a drizzle of the unexpected: ginger icing. Well, it’s been a valiant battle, but the kids finally got me sick. Whether it’s having a thumb-sucking preschooler in the house or just bad luck, my family of five has been battling cold after cold, croup to strep […]

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Nutrition Made Simple

I am happy to report that Family Spice is a contributor for Foodbuzz’s new health and fitness section, Healthbuzz. So look for great fitness articles from our certified personal trainer, Hengameh, and nutrition articles from our registered dietitian, Apameh. This week, Apameh is focusing on simplifying how to make nutritious meal choices. Many families think […]

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Mud Pie by FamilySpice.com

Mud Pie

Homemade ice cream cakes are super easy to put together. And when you bring this Mud Pie out, jaws will be dropping on the ground. Kids are funny when it comes to their birthday’s. I do not pride myself to be a professional cake decorator and as the boys are getting bigger, they want to move on […]

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Shrimp and Crab Louis Salad by FamilySpice.com

Shrimp and Crab Louis Salad

This light yet filling Shrimp and Crab Louis Salad is great for lunch, brunch or dinner. Spring fever has hit my house. And I’m not talking about the strep throat that two out of three kids have contracted! I’m talking about that I-don’t-want-to-go-to-school-feeling, or in my case, I-don’t-want-to-cook-feeling! I found myself at the grocery store […]

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