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Easy Roasted Grapes with Burrata, good to the very last grape

Roasted grapes with cheese are good to the last little grape. Elegant, easy appetizer or dessert. Elegant and easy. Thats sounds good on one of the busiest days in the kitchen, right? But before we spread some deliciousness, let’s look at my number one tip for taking T-Day to another level. No, I’m not taking away the pie. Or the whipped cream. How to have a healthy holiday If guests ask what they can bring …

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The best things to see and do in Stockholm

Stockholm has good food, beautiful architecture, and a super cool custom: fika. After a few days in Copenhagen, we headed to Stockholm. The first thing the struck me about Stockholm were the islands. The city sits (or perches) on 14 islands. And there are tens of thousands of islands that make up the Stockholm Archipelago. Which is beautiful. But that’s lot of water and land. So to get from here to just over there, may require …

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How to Make Salted Honey Sesame Almonds

Salted Honey Sesame Almonds are a little sweet + a little salty. These quick-to-fix nuts are a great nibble, travel snack, or when company’s coming. I think they’re one of the very best snacks. Salted Honey Sesame Almonds I’m happy to share this recipe for one the the best snacks ever: super easy, glazed Salted Honey Sesame Almonds. But before we get to the recipe, pull up a chair and let’s talk about what I’m …

How to make tzatziki

Tzatziki, this yougrt, cucumber Greek sauce is having a moment and I want you in on it! Besides spelling it, the hardest thing about tzatziki is finding foods it’s not good with. Ways to eat tzatziki sauce: spoon over beets or green beans dip carrots and snap peas slather on warm, soft pita scoop with chips plop on grilled chicken or fish dollop on meatballs ⬇️ The Mediterranean Diet food Used in Greek and Middle Eastern cooking, …

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Gifts of Health and Wellness

Live even better! I’m sharing my best gifts of health and wellness. With the year coming to an end, what are you wrapping up? Gifts? Projects? Or maybe yourself in a blanket? 😉I have a few tools to help you get a LiveBest jump on the new year. Wrapping up projects Things slow down in my office this time of year, so I wrap up projects, clean off my desk, and catch up on reading journals. …

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The best things to see and do in Copenhagen

Headed to Copenhagen? Here are some of my favorite things to see and do. No offense, Sweden, but Denmark stole my ❤️. I had one of the Best. Trips. Ever. in Scandinavia. Ever. But Copenhagen, you got me. Maybe it was the day we rented bikes to buzz all over town. Or the walk we took with Caroline, a Tours by Locals guide. Maybe it was the colorful buildings, the cool canals, the cutest kids, …

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Behind the scenes with my make ahead breakfast sandwich

Speed up breakfast with this make ahead Egg and Cheese Sandwich. Great for crazy, busy mornings, before practice, or breakfast for dinner nights.  Full disclosure: This recipe won’t help you find that one striped sock that mysteriously disappeared in the dryer, but it will help you make a quick and healthy breakfast your family and friends will love.❤️ Speed up breakfast with this make ahead Egg and Cheese Sandwich With summer behind us, the leisurely …

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Blueberry Corn Quinoa Salad is the best way to end summer

Fresh and easy summer salads use the best of the season. Blueberries, corn, quinoa, cheese, nuts? Yep, the best way to end summer is to enjoy them now before they’re gone! Wait just a sec Are we really about to put summer to bed? Seems like we just got this summer thing going. Yet nearly everyone I talk with, we’re all lamenting the things we have yet to check off the seasonal fun list. But …

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This is what I made for my family reunion: Lemon Chicken

Perfect for 2 or 30, tuck lemon, garlic, capers, and spices around this easy baked lemon chicken. “Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal,” said Julia Child. She must have been a fly on the wall, because that sums up our recent family reunion. Some remember a family gathering about 50 years ago but otherwise, funerals brought some …

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Stunning, Fresh and Easy Summer Salad: Blueberry, Grilled Corn and Charred Lemon

Grilled lemon is the showstopper in this easy summer Blueberry, Charred Corn and Grilled Lemon Salad. You’ll look like someone who has serious kitchen chops! Potlucks, neighborhood parties, even road trips are all part of summer eating. But the last thing we want is to be stuck in the kitchen. Summer cooking needs to be fresh and easy. This stunning Blueberry, Charred Corn and Lemon Salad is my current obsession. I ❤️ biting into a …