On today’s episode of “Chocolate Completes Me," I will share three more delicious and healthy chocolate desserts that your whole family will love.  Before I do though, I feel the need to clear something up. Since writing my first couple...
I did it. Something I said I’d never do… a 5-day fast/cleanse, whatever you want to call it. Specifically, the ProLon 5-day Fasting Diet. I’m not a “dieter," I’m not a meal-prepper, I’m not a calorie or carb or anything counter. But, I...
Chocolate is my kryptonite. If you’re unfamiliar with that term it is defined as an extraordinary exploitable weakness. That might sound extreme, but if you know me, you know it’s true. I ingest some form of chocolate every day....
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 and buy all the best...
I love chocolate. I love it so much that one time, I told my five-year-old that I love her more than anything in the whole wide world, and her retort was… More than chocolate? My sweet tooth wasn’t a problem...
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 whip up some delicious meals...
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 learned this lesson the hard...
Hi, my name is Meredith and I’m food sensitive. It means just what it sounds like, that I have multiple food sensitivities. Major ones. My food sensitivities are not an eating disorder, although that has been suggested by people...
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 less effort? And, before you...
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 run with them. I want...
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. We live in a camping...
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 diced protein mixed with vegetables...
I bought an ice cream maker this summer and it is awesome! I honestly didn't know much about ice cream makers, but everyone in my family loves ice cream. I have heard good things about making your own ice cream,...
Most people think food allergies are only diagnosed in kids, but both children and adults can develop different food allergies. In fact, 10.4% of the US population is food allergic, which translates to upwards of 32 million people. One...

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