Archive | May, 2010

Zucchini Parmesan Crisps by

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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Pork Milanese by

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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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

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

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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