5 simple ways to stop fighting picky eaters and start enjoying dinner again

I am often asked to share tricks to get picky eaters to embrace a wider selection of foods. Of these requests, dinnertime is often the greatest point of conflict. The following suggestions should make a single meal possible and ultimately enjoyable for the entire family. I advocate preparing a single family dinner, as opposed to cooking additional “kid food” with…

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Of Course She’ll Change

The light in the room came from all sides. It poked its nose into corners teasing away the shadows. It curled its fingers around the furniture silently urging those gathered to settle in and be at rest. The light filled in the space between the floor and high ceiling in a way that lifted the mind, and excited the spirit….

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Blessing the Hands That Feed Us

Now to change things up a little. Penguin USA gave me a preview copy of best selling, “Your Money or Your Life” author, Vicki Robin’s latest book, “Blessing the Hands That Feed Us.” Penguin would also like to send a gratis copy of the book to one of you! If you are intrigued to hear the full story of her…

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Gorgonzola-Brussels Sprout Hash; turn simple fall vegetables into a gourmet comfort food perfect for any meal of the day. Add an egg for a healthy meal.

Gorgonzola-Brussels Sprout Hash

Gorgonzola-Brussels sprout hash is an easy way to transform simple fall vegetables into gourmet comfort food. This versatile recipe is perfect for any meal of the day. Add an egg to make a quick healthy meal. I am fully embracing woolly sweater and fuzzy sock season. My love for cozy fall things extends from my wardrobe to my menu choices….

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Walnut-Oat Apple Crumble

Walnut-oat apple crumble is a rustic comforting dessert of caramelized apples laced with cinnamon under a sweet crumble crust of hearty oats and toasted walnuts. An apple a day may keep a doctor away, but I bet they would come running if you put that apple into this crumble! I have been working my way through 80 pounds of apples….

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