Amanda Kelley Webb

Amanda Kelley Webb
Amanda is from Lake Placid, New York and now lives in Hinesburg with her husband and three children. Amanda is a classically-trained chef who studied at L’Academie de Cuisine. She began her food career in the restaurant industry focusing on research, development, and training. After having her first son, she decided to shift gears and focus on food writing, recipe development, and freelancing. She also attended the University of New Hampshire where she studied kinesiology, sport studies, and psychology. In her free time, she loves to go out to eat with friends, run and ski with her dog, and attend her kids’ countless sporting events.
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How Parents Grieve: A 5-Step Approach to Healing

I remember feeling grief and loss as a child and it’s significantly different from what I now experience as an adult. When I was a kid, grief was somewhat straightforward. The news would be devastating...

Cook Once Eat All Week Is the Best Cookbook for Busy Families According to...

I’ve got a secret weapon when it comes to cooking for my family of 5. I found the best cookbook for busy families that has simple, delicious, and healthy food, plus it makes the...
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The Best Vermont Spring Foods You Can’t Miss

Springtime is here! And with that comes green grass, blooming flowers, and fresh produce. I, for one, am extremely happy to see farm stands getting ready to open and I can’t wait to go...
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Easy Soup Recipes When You’re Low on Groceries

It’s soup season! The weather is chilly, our schedules are too busy to make anything else, and soup is great for leftovers. Plus, I have full confidence in all of you that you can...
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All the Kid-Friendly Options at Hinesburg Restaurants

I’ll cut to the chase and say the best family-friendly dining tip is to just not do it. I’m kidding… kind of! Dining out was much easier when my family was smaller and I've...
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The What, Why, and How of Planning a Meal Swap

Let’s start by making sure we are all on the same page. What is a meal swap and why is planning a meal swap a great way for busy families to eat better with...
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The Best Cooking Tips You Can’t Live Without From a Chef

If you’re cooking meals for your family and need a little help in the kitchen and some cooking tips, this article is for you. Take these essential cooking tips from a chef (me!) and...
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Cheap And Easy Skincare Even A Mom Can Manage

Here I am, approaching my late 30s, glaring in the mirror at a face that’s a little different than it was ten years ago. Heck, it’s probably different than it was a year ago....
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Cooking While Camping: Meals the Whole Family Will Love & Tips You Need

Some of you probably love cooking while camping. I mean, this is Vermont, right? I can imagine some of the Vermont diehard campers coming up with meal plans featuring the best of the best....

How to Make Poke Bowls at Home

Poke bowls can be a healthy splurge when we order takeout. You might not order them every time you order, but, when you do, you feel really great about the decision. Poke bowls consist of...