August 6, 2019

The best combination of pasta, tomatoes and tuna ... and it comes together very quickly.  Your weekday dinner, right here.

July 30, 2019

Normally, I give you a recipe on Tuesdays.  Today, though I am going to share something even better.  A recipe, sure, but also I am going to tell you about a great cookbook.  I was fortunate enough to be given a copy of Famous Dishes, a cookbook that offers r...

July 23, 2019

New post:   Sometimes, the only thing you can do is make pizza.... for breakfast!

July 2, 2019

New post: that potluck favorite; share the recipe and make people happy!

April 9, 2019

This is one of those recipes that makes a regular appearance on our weekly menu.  Party because it is a very nice combination of flavors and partly because it is a whole grain side dish that pretty much goes with anything you throw at it.  Once you toss everything in t...

February 5, 2019

You know how you make a dish and it just sticks in your mind?  Yep, this is one of those.  

Asian Sauce (with bowl directions)

1 1/2 cups chicken/veggie broth 

1 clove garlic, minced

2 cups loosely packed cilantro stems

1 cup loosely packed flat-leaf parsley leave...

January 29, 2019

Roasted and Raw Carrot Salad with Avocado

This probably isn't a typical salad combination, but it is so tasty!

Serving Size: 6

Original recipe came from


2 1/2 lbs. carrots, divided
1 to 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2...

January 22, 2019

The pic included does not do justice for this super yummy, bright green sauce.  Nor what it does for the dish (which is pretty tasty without it, but with?  So.good.)  I also confess to using the chimichurri as a dip with veggies; we all had that with the leftover sauce...

January 15, 2019

Cinnamon Date Walnut Muffin-scones

When I was a kid, my mom used to make these amazing muffins, called Picnic Muffins.  I haven’t had a lot of luck finding that particular recipe, but I still remember that intoxicating smell the kitchen had when she made them: cinnamony...

January 8, 2019

I guess I am on a polenta-cake-for-breakfast kick.  Bear with me: I have a lot of extra time on my hands, what with being furloughed and all.  I tend to bake when I get the chance (or when I have extra energy to burn, or when I am frustrated with something or... ), so...

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I am Susie Csorsz Brown and I am a Certified Parent Coach through PCI, specializing in families in transition. I am also a Wellness Coach.  I have a Health background, and I practice what I preach. I have three children, so I coach from experience. I am a Foreign Service spouse (since 2000), and have learned to deal with family issues from the stress of relocation, school issues, medical situations, pregnancy and divorce as well as family angst. 

You should know, healthy eating is one of my passions.  The thing is: food can be good for you and taste good, too.  I want my kids to eat well, and to grow up knowing what smarter food options are out there.


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