I think I might be in love! Almonds already have my heart because they are bursting with calcium, protein and healthy fats. But this application takes them to the next level! Most recipes for almond butter use raw almonds and vegetable oil for a simple flavor. Here, we have used dry-roasted almonds for a richer … Continue reading Honey Almond Butter
Having a new baby around the house is exciting, exhilarating and some of the best times of a new mom's life. It also is exhausting and overwhelming caring for a tiny human that requires so much love and attention. And don't forget about providing for the rest of the family too...all while breast feeding an … Continue reading Quick, Easy, and Healthy Meals for New Moms
Lemon Chicken Thighs with Roasted Brussels Sprouts - This delicious, easy sheet pan dinner has loads of anti-inflammatory ingredients like turmeric, garlic, olive oil.
One thing I love about summer, is the abundant fresh produce and just how easy it is to incorporate more fresh vegetables into meals. As a runner, I love my carbohydrates, but I also love to get as many delicious vegetables in my diet as possible...which is something I absolutely love about zoodle bowls! These … Continue reading Zoodle Bowls: Tuscan Chicken Sausage and Philly Cheesesteak
It's my birthday week, and in cooking class, we only had oven space for EITHER Pizza OR Cake...so we went with my favorite food in the world: PIZZA! Adding extra vegetables and a whole wheat crust bumps up the nutrition profile of this quick and easy pizza that is perfect for a busy weeknight. This … Continue reading RECIPE: Rustic Pizza with Sweet Potato Sauce and Whole Wheat Crust
Ramen is one of those foods that I found myself enjoying throughout my entire life. The ramen of my childhood was usually some combination of a cup or packet of noodles and chemical packet with limited creativity on my part other than heating and enjoying. As an adult, I have realized the limitless possibilities of making an amazing bowl of ramen. This is a highly customizable ramen recipe with a step-by-step video guide.
This recipe was originally created during season one of my Trader Joe's cooking show, SWASHBUCKLED! It was undoubtedly the favorite of the entire season, and has been made multiple times over. We swap out tomatoes for sweet strawberries, and the unexpected flavor combination is really light, summery, and is hard to stop! It is beautiful … Continue reading RECIPE: Strawberry Avocado Salsa
Most red pasta sauces, or marinara, have lots of veggies, including onion, garlic and tomatoes. This recipe builds on that, and adds fresh green bell peppers and zucchini to the mix.
For Halloween, we made "rotten eggs" in cooking class - which was basically hard boiled eggs that had a black spider web design on the white, and a spicy (green!) guacamole later in the inside.
If there is one food I prepare and eat more than any other, it is pancakes. My kids just love them, and request them almost daily (even on school days!!)