Valentine’s Day is quickly becoming more and more extravagant every year. Although my husband is personally against this “Hallmark-generated holiday,” we do enjoy celebrating with the kids. Now that they older, gone are the daysREAD MORE

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I love to experiment and create new recipes. I especially love getting my kids involved in the cooking and food experimentation. Some creations fall totally flat while others are knocked-out-of-the-park-amazing. These chocolate raisin churros definitelyREAD MORE

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It’s that time of the year where everyone seems to find themselves baking sweet confectioneries in the kitchen. Whether for gifts or a midnight snack for Santa Claus, nothing beats homemade treats made with love.READ MORE

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No matter what the occasion, I always enjoy baking a dessert to share with family and friends. It is now an expected treat. So if I perhaps miss baking something from scratch, you can beREAD MORE

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It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is upon us again. Fall is always a fast-paced time in my house. We have October birthdays, Halloween, Thanksgiving and BAM—Christmas, Chanukah and New Years thrust upon us. Sometimes,READ MORE

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My kids have always enjoyed decorating cookies with me. It’s one of those cooking activities that don’t have a lot of rules, anything goes and let’s your creative juices flow. My daughter especially loves bakingREAD MORE

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The kids are back in school. There’s a little nip in the air. Trees are showing off their golden hues. This all means one thing: Football season is here! Yes, homes across the country areREAD MORE

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Potato salads are an American staple for any barbecue, pot luck or picnic. But, please don’t buy those pre-made buckets of grocery store potato salad. They are full of preservatives, sugar, and all the wrongREAD MORE

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As the weather gets hot, we all look for new ways to cool off. The kiddos (and even some parents!) tend to gravitate to sweet cold treats, like popsicles and ice cream, during the steamyREAD MORE


Bread pudding is one of those comfort foods that have rustic origins. It was a way to use up old stale bread instead of throwing it out and letting it go to waste. It wasREAD MORE

About The Author
Suzanne Nelson

Dr. Nelson recently joined the staff of Bryn Athyn College in Pennsylvania as a nutrition and wellness advisor and sports nutritionist. Previously, she was the Director of Sports Performance Nutrition in the athletic department at the University of California, Berkeley. While in California, she was the team nutritionist for the San Francisco 49ers and provided nutrition consultation to the San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors. In addition, Dr. Nelson has advised elite amateur athletes at the national, world, and Olympic level. She is a nationally known speaker in sports nutrition and is the author/editor of several books and numerous scientific journal articles. Dr. Nelson is the Nutrition and Health Advisor for Sun-Maid.

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