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  • French Bread Aha Moments

    When you hear the words "French Bread" you think of long loaves of hard crusted fancy looking white bread...That is when you are an A...
  • The Experience of Poilâne Bread

    We bought 2 loaves of world famous Poilane French bread to test with the Nicer Slicer. It shipped 2 days after it was baked in Paris. We are going to create more recipes using it for canapes and tartines.


  • Hitting a Home Run

     The other day I passed a display of Bagel Skinnies in the grocery store. I stopped to read the description, boasting of 110 calories per piece. I ...
  • Super Bowl Sliders: Thin is In

    Thinking about the Big Game inspires me to fire up the grill. I’m always looking for food that is great for parties, easy to eat and satisfying. Checking my fridge, I found a bag of bagels past their prime. They were rock hard- too hard to cut safely, but I had an idea. I heated them in the oven till they softened up. Ten minutes at 300 degrees did the trick.

    I reached for The Nicer Slicer and quickly cut each bagel in half, lightly toasted and then re-slicered each piece. Suddenly I had enough buns for 8 burgers. I pulled out about 1 1/2 pounds of ground turkey,
  • Holiday Snacks: Stretch Your Budget, Not Your Pants

    I tested a new holiday snack recipe on my family last night (good thing they have adventuresome taste buds.)

    We Nicer Slicer aficionados love the way this slicer can make great food even tastier without filling you up.

    Recently, I saw a friend of mine eating a Cinnamon Crunch bagel from Panera, topped with a flavored cream cheese. It looked so good that I went to find one for myself. In the store, I noticed that each bagel contained a whopping 400 calories. I bought several and went home to experiment.

  • Best Darn Vegan Grilled Cheese EVER

    This recipe combines homemade pesto with vegan cheese, spinach and avocado to create a tasty, healthy grilled sandwich.
  • Lemon Basil Chickpea Salad

    This is a great appetizer topping. We like to use a French baguette, cut into ¾”slices, toasted and then slicered in the Nicer Slicer. Toasting a g...
  • Ultimate Rainbow Veggie Sandwich

    This colorful sandwich is loaded with lots of fresh, crunchy veggies and a lemony almond "ricotta" spread.
  • Chickpea and Avocado Sandwich

    This tasty sandwich combines chickpeas (a legume high in fiber and protein) with avocado (nutrient dense and full of unsaturated fat) for a healthy low calorie lunch.


  • Vegan Grilled Cheese with Marinara

     The best tofu “ricotta” and basil sandwich- all crispy, hot and amazing.This is an excellent recipe, loaded with flavor and crunchy goodness. The ...
  • The Chocolate Yankee (Bon Appetit!)

  • Breakfast Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

    With two hungry, growing boys at my house, I'm always looking for healthy recipes that include protein. After poking around on Pinterest, I was ins...