RECIPE: Vegetable Miso Ramen


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.

RECIPE: Strawberry Avocado Salsa


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

RECIPE: “Hidden Veggie” Chicken Parmigiana


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.

RECIPE: Spicy Avocado Deviled Eggs


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.

RECIPE: Whole Wheat Pancakes


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!!)