{Recipe} Easy-Peasy Chicken Strips

Last weekend, my mom and nephew came for a visit from Indiana. We had a chance to do a lot of fun stuff, but the whole weekend, the boys were asking for chicken nuggets. Now, if you know me at all, you know that store-bought chicken nuggets don’t fly in this house for many (MANY) […]

Long Beach Food Raves

Last month, I was in Long Beach for a conference. While it kept me busy during the day, I managed to find  some really amazing food while exploring the town with new friends. Here are my three raves! A good juice bar that cold-presses their amazing fresh juices is a staple for me when I’m […]

Kids are Sponges…A Cute “Cooking” Story from Our Kitchen

Ethan is constantly in the kitchen with me when I’m cooking. He helps in all kinds of ways–stirring, measuring, adding ingredients, choosing a bowl or spoon to use, etc. Recently he’s started cutting soft foods with some of our more dull knives and a tiny cutting board, and he does a lot of imaginative play […]

Get Fresh in the Kitchen: The ebook is Here!

What an exciting day this is!  24 of my favorite Culinary Nutrition Experts and I have been working for much of the year on an amazing new e-cookbook called Get Fresh in the Kitchen.  It’s here! It’s ready! Get Fresh includes more than 60 recipes on 80 pages.  It’s gorgeous inside and out, and every […]

{Recipe} Quick Banana-Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie

Banana-Blueberry Breakfast Smoothie   Print Prep time 2 mins Cook time 2 mins Total time 4 mins   This smoothie came about by necessity yesterday morning–I was craving a smoothie after my run, but was ingredient-limited. It turned out deliciously well. Purple glass of goodness right here! Author: Mary Horowitz Recipe type: Drinks Serves: 1 […]

Marv’s Gardens: You Say Tomato…I Do Too!

It’s tomato season down here in the Southern US of A! This has been an awfully weird growing season. A freeze followed by 80 degrees the same week (after we had already planted seeds!) meant everything became unpredictable. Somehow, every single tomato seed germinated. And grew. And is now producing crops. Except we have blossom-end […]