This past Saturday we celebrated my nephews 3rd birthday, he asked for a "truck party" he got a truck/ chili party. Not necessarily a favorite for a 3 year old, but let's just say the adults outnumbered the children 4-1. I spent all day Friday
There are few things in life that bring me more joy than food from the earth. The freshest possible.So a day spent on a farm in the pick your own veggie fields is, for me, a truly joyous experience. I'll let the photos speak for themselves.
Growing up I LOVED when Mom made chocolate pudding. She would make individual cups for us kiddies, place in the fridge to chill, and we would have to wait patiently until they were ready. Then the fight would begin; who got the pudding with the
Fall is not fall without caramel apples. At least to me. Crisp tart apples and sticky sweet caramel. Yum! As a child, October meant caramel apples. We would travel to the farmers market to pick out the perfect caramel apple for the ride home. This
I spent Friday night in Boston teaching my favorite cooking class at Whole Foods Market, "Cook Yourself Healthy in Under 10 Minutes" to a sold out room! We all had such a blast, ate delicious food, laughed, and celebrated healthy living. It is my
What is more delicious than warm chocolate chip cookies fresh out of the oven? Not much I tell ya, not much. We all should have a reliable, delicious chocolate chip cookie recipe in our back pocket to wow impromptu guests, and convince our kids that
The perfect hearty fall salad, a vegan butternut squash and kale farro salad recipe. Farro is a grain, derived from wheat, it has a fantastic nutty flavor and is the perfect vehicle for fall flavors.Our bodies have a natural shift toward heartier
The idea behind most recipe makeovers is to take out or replace the “naughty” foods with “lighter” versions in order to reduce the big numbers; calories and fat. While reducing numbers is a piece of the health puzzle it doesn’t tell the whole story.
We all need recipes in our repertoire that are tried and true. Simple and dependable. Like the cozy, over sized, super comfy sweater that you've had for years and years. Recipes that you can always rely on. That you don't have to think too hard
There is palpable change in the air. Summer is winding down, fall is sneaking its way in, but I am still holding tight to summer peaches. I don't want to let go! In the quest for the perfect summer peach recipe I have had a few colossal failures. A
Have you heard all the buzz about fermentation, an ancient food tradition which is quite the health foodie trend these days? Well, it's trendy for good reason. Fermented foods are an incredible source of health and healing for your gut and are also
Here we are in the middle of August when the ubiquitous vegetable of the season, zucchini, officially feels overplayed. If you grow zucchini in your garden you are overflow-eth with bounty, if your neighbor grows zucchini, you most likely are the
Do you know Socca? If not, allow me to introduce you.You will be lifelong friends and perhaps even lovers.Socca is hot. Socca is accommodating. Socca is flexible. Oh la la... I think I am in love with Socca (shh...don't tell Kale)Socca is
Seaweed is the ocean's mineral and vitamin bank surpassing any and every food on the planet in regards to diversity of nutrients. So guess what? That thin dark crunchy sheet that holds your sushi roll together, has more nutrients than any item inside
I am featured in Cooking Minute this week! Take a New York minute to check out this cool project (1:22 to be precise) WWW.COOKINGMINUTE.COM Cooking Minute is a photo documentary project about New Yorkers, in their kitchen making their favorite