Friday Night Dinner at Natural Gourmet Institute #tomatopopup

Last Friday night, I was invited to a three-course vegetarian dinner at the Natural Gourmet Institute prepared by the chef instructors and students from the Institute’s Chef’s Training Program.  The curriculum at the Institute is based on the core principle that food should be seasonal, local, whole, traditional, balanced, fresh, and delicious.  For our dinner, […]

Blue Apron Review

Cooking a healthy dinner from start to finish can be a challenge.  I have to admit to feeling brain-dead most of the time comes 7pm, let alone finding a recipe or thinking of what to cook with ingredients I may or may not have on hand.  The worst scenario is peering inside the fridge and […]

Spiced Carrot Quick Bread

You can feel good about starting the day with this lightened-up carrot quick bread that tastes like carrot cake! Did you have a nice long weekend?  Labor Day Weekend came and gone, and as always, it’s a bittersweet holiday for me.  I love having the day off from work, but on the other hand, it […]

Spiced Chickpea and Carrot Fritters with Curry Yogurt Sauce

Delicious spiced chickpea and carrot fritters — perfect for a healthy lunch or as a snack! Happy Labor Day friends! Do you have some fun plans on the agenda — maybe a family picnic, cookout, or a day at the beach? Apparently we’re supposed to get a lot of rain today, but hopefully yours will […]

Blueberry Almond Green Protein Smoothie

A protein-packed “green” smoothie rich in antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins – the perfect breakfast to fuel your day! Good morning and happy Saturday!  Do you have any fun plans for the day?  We’re heading out soon to visit the Jeff Koons exhibit at the Whitney Museum, but I want to pop in here to share a […]