Dana Zucker

in Home, On the Menu, Recipes, Triathlon


My family LOVES Taco Night and I do, too. It just seems to make dinner fun…..This recipe will serve a crowd and you should have leftovers on hand for the week for breakfast tacos or nachos after school. Not only do they taste great, but you can use ingredients to fit everyone’s preferences and essentially make them individualized. In my household, I have to make…

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in Getting Fit, Home, On the Menu, Recipes


Are you making oatmeal for breakfast?  What a stupid question!  Chances are pretty good you are or will be soon, especially if you live with a triathlete.  So, just make an extra cup for leftovers and you can whip up these yummy blueberry oatmeal muffins in a flash!  Or, if you’re just looking for a better way to sneak oatmeal into your life or your…

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in Getting Fit, On the Menu, Recipes


These muffins are very easy and so delicious.  They can be made with or without chocolate chips and depending on the chips you use, vegan or not.  High quality chocolate generally does not contain dairy, but check the ingredients.  My family always asks for them.  Hope yours does, too! For these delicious muffins, you will need the following ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 cup…

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in In Our Kitchen, Kids & Family, On the Menu, Recipes


So my kids are those kids; they never buy school lunches, but carry their own. They always have a variety in their lunch bags, use real forks and recyclable containers, including glass, and a real napkin. Yea, their friends always made smart comments, until they beame super jealous. (Did I mention they have made it all the way to their senior year in high school…

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in Good Eats, In Our Kitchen, On the Menu, Recipes


My family loves macaroons.  When we travel to destination races and rent a house, I have the ingredients for these shipped, if I know they won’t be readily available.  They are not only yummy and easy, but loaded with goodness.  NO COOKING required. INGREDIENTS 2 cups shredded ,unsweetened coconut 1/2 cup almonds;  grind in the food processor or coffee grinder to your liking.  I do…

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in That's Life

Breadmaking Day Made Simple!

Bread making day, made simple! I have taken the NYT No-Knead bread and I have adjusted to meet our needs. I make the actual bread two different ways. I use all organic ingredients. 2c bread flour, I prefer King Arthur 1c Whole Wheat Flour, I use Bobs 1 teaspoon Kosher salt Then add 1 3/4 cup warm and place 1/2 teaspoon yeast on warm water…

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Ramen Noodle Soup Time

Thank goodness it has been rainy here is Austin, we need the rain! The rain also means, soup! So no homemade noodles. It was a major fail. I will keep working on them. I think I will ask for a pasta machine for Valentine’s day… I served this as an after school snack before the twins went off to work out for 4-5 hours, and…

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in Good Eats, In Our Kitchen, Recipes

The Best Bread Ever

This is a bread recipe that I adapted once I found my very healthy husband had heredity pre diabetes and heredity high cholesterol. There is a lot you can add to it or change. Remember, cookbooks and books, read them, read the blogs, listen to what others have down and adjust for your needs. I use this bread for morning toast and sandwiches for school…

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