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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE-FITNESS

In Blog by Frances Largeman Roth

It’s tough to shop for fitness buffs because they tend to buy new gear when they need it. I tried to gather up some fun items that your sporty peeps may not have seen before. And if you’re looking for a little fitspiration yourself, I won’t tell if you snap these up for yourself!

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – KIDS!

In Blog by Frances Largeman Roth

Hey folks–here we are, at the start of December and I know you probably feel like I do–as though someone has hit the fast forward button on life. There’s just too much to do! On top of your regular full plate, there are more social obligations, school functions and all that gift buying to do. I’m here to help you with at least one of them–the gifting.

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Red, White & Blue Ice Pops

In Blog by Frances Largeman Roth

Happy 4th of July everyone! I hope you all have wonderful celebrations planned with family and friends, or a relaxing day at the beach. That’s where we’re headed. When we come home, I know we’ll want to cool off with one of these vegan tri-color pops. Make a batch this morning and they’ll be ready this afternoon. Your kids can help by adding ingredients and turning on the blender–with supervision. Enjoy!

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Rhubarb-Plum Syrup and Cocktail!

In Blog by Frances Largeman Roth

Happy almost summer everyone! The weather has been gorgeous here in Brooklyn, NY, and that means we’ve been outside grilling, playing and taking advantage of these fleeting, perfect days. Another thing that’s here and gone in a minute is rhubarb. These super tart stalks are actually a vegetable, but we usually don’t think of them as that since we’re always pairing it with sweet fruit.

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Meatless Monday Farro Bowl

In Blog by Frances Largeman Roth

I am a huge fan of farro, aka emmer. Have you tried it yet? It’s kind of like barley, but the grain is bigger and has a nuttier flavor. Similar to barley, farro is a whole grain with a chewy texture and can be used in both savory and sweet recipes. Farro is an ancient variety of wheat that is still used throughout Italy and has been showing up on more menus in the US recently.

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DIY Cheddar Crackers

In Blog by Frances Largeman Roth

I’ve been wanting to make homemade cheddar crackers. You know, the kind your kids are addicted to. And I also wanted to make a treat to enjoy while watching the last episodes of one of our favorite shows, Parks and Recreation. So on a whim, I combined the two and made some Lil Sebastian Cheddar Ponies!

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My Top 5 Rules for Stress-Free, Family Meals

In Blog by Frances Largeman Roth

Ahh…the holidays. It is a wonderful time of year, but it’s also an over scheduled, hectic, and often stress-inducing time. And guess what, even with all the extra social commitments, volunteering and gift procurement, you’re still expected to put a healthy meal on the table for your family! It’s not necessarily fair, but it’s life. Since I’d like to make your life just a little bit easier, here are my rules for a healthy modern family meal: