Author Archives: Dana Zucker

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Info: Dana Zucker is a home cook that likes to do it her way! She gets creative with nutritious ingredients to keep her active family””teenage twins and a vegan, triathlete husband””healthy and happy. Cooking with organic, local and whole food ingredients is key, whether she’s whipping up an early-morning breakfast, prepping afterschool snacks or getting dinner on the table at 10 p.m. Dana says, “We do eat out sometimes, and even cheat with some pre-made foods. But I try to balance making delicious foods with the reality of a busy schedule.” Dana’s recipes are a great starting point to find a style of cooking that works for your family. Her advice? Keep it real””and keep it easy!
A Very Vegan Passover

A Very Vegan Passover

If you’re following a specialty diet, you might think you’ll be staring at an empty plate during Passover. But there’s no reason to starve for eight whole days! My husband’s eating plan prompted me to seek out new ways to prep ...
Raw Pumpkin-Cranberry Crumble

Raw Pumpkin-Cranberry Crumble

Going raw is a great way to make sure you’re getting the purest, most potent nutrients from the foods you eat.  But aside from munching on a piece of whole fruit or crunching on uncooked veggies, how can you add more raw foods to your day? This ...
30-Minute Stir-Fry Dinner

30-Minute Stir-Fry Dinner

Oh no! It’s almost 6 p.m., you haven’t even  thought about dinner and the hungry crowd on the couch is getting restless. Luckily, all you need is 30 minutes to throw together this simple stir-fry, loaded with veggies and whatever protein ...
Gluten-Free Honey-Almond Cake

Gluten-Free Honey-Almond Cake

There’s no sweeter way to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, than with this gluten-free honey cake. Made with almond flour, a gluten-free alternative to traditional wheat-based flours, it’s not only OK for everyone to enjoy, it ...
Rise & Shine Raspberry-Coffee Smoothie

Rise & Shine Raspberry-Coffee Smoothie

It’s up and at “˜em bright and early””then go, go, go non-stop through the day””now that the school year’s underway. Our twins, who are entering their senior year in high school, head straight to gymnastics or the dance ...
Small-Batch Canning for Beginners

Small-Batch Canning for Beginners

With summer coming to a close and fall just around the corner, the abundance of fruits and vegetables can be overwhelming. I start to panic a little when I think of saying goodbye to some of my favorite foods until next year! Of course, there’s ...