Articles by Lucia Schnitzer


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Choco Chicken

When I think “love,” I think “chocolate.” One of my favorite family recipes is my mother’s chicken mole. It’s a long, tedious recipe with many ingredients including chocolate, but it’s mouthwatering and memorable. This version of the mole sauce is quick, easy and low carb. Make this dish for the ones you love, and make…

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Chef’s Corner: Wings gone Wild

This recipe is sure to become a family favorite and can be made vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free. It’s easy to make and takes very little preparation time. Great for game night, an after-school snack or an appetizer. Serve with your favorite dressing and veggies on the side – enjoy! Buffalo Cauliflower Wings Ingredients Avocado oil…

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Chef’s Corner: Spicing up comfort food

I love comfort food and everything it represents. Growing up in Arizona, I was so fortunate to be exposed to both American and Mexican cuisine. These foods tickle my nose with nostalgic childhood memories from my mother’s Sonoran-style cooking to the traditional burger and fries. As I have gotten older, I have refined my taste…

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Summer is Here!

As I look around, I see everyone with their Hydro Flasks in hand, keeping themselves hydrated. I know that before I leave the house in the summer, I have so many bottles of beverages on my passenger seat that it starts beeping thinking someone is sitting there! It’s no joking matter keeping yourself hydrated and…

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Chef’s Corner: Cha-Cha-Cha Chia Pudding

Once famous for creating the “hair” on clay forms in the shape of animals, cartoon characters or celebrities, chia seeds are now being recognized for their nutritional benefits. The seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, protein, fiber and antioxidants. As our bodies age, we tend to lose muscle mass and bone density, absorb nutrients…

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Chef’s Corner: Heart Health

Women today are faced with chronic health challenges, resulting in a heightened awareness of our diet and lifestyle. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular diseases and stroke cause 1 in 3 women’s deaths each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. We must ask ourselves what we can do to help reduce these…

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Caveman at the Seder

Passover begins at the end of this month, and the checklist starts to form with all my to-dos. My biggest focus every year is the food. How do I make Passover healthy for my kids, my husband and myself? For almost two years, I have been eating a more Paleo diet (a diet based on…

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Love is in the Air

This month, my wonderful niece Elianna is getting married! It’s hard to believe that she’s all grown up and ready for this pivotal moment in her life. I still remember 13 years ago when Elianna and my niece Sarah were flower girls at my wedding. They were so small, and their big, bright eyes looked…

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80/20 in Twenty Chai!

Usually, I would have started this column by sharing a healthy recipe encouraging good food choices and nutritional tips, but this year I’m attempting something slightly different. For the New Year (and in life in general) I believe in a ratio of 80/20 in everything we do, and everything that we eat. One must be…

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