I am so incredibly excited to finally be able to announce that we are having A BABY! The past few months have felt like the longest stretch of time to keep this joyous news quiet, but I am over the moon to finally share the news of my pregnancy. And while I am thrilled to […]

Our Exciting News and My Fertility Journey


Energy bites are undoubtedly one of my favorite snacks to prep and munch on throughout the week. I’ve got a few other recipes in the archives, and was recently feeling the urge to add another one highlighting a cake variety that I cannot turn down- carrot cake! These powerhouse bites contain carrots and walnuts, and […]

Carrot Cake Energy Bites


It was a chilly one here in NYC this weekend, so I spent more time than usual tucked inside watching Netflix and taking naps on the couch under a bit knitted blanket. We all deserve a little time to relax and veg out when snow is falling outside right? I took a break from watching […]

Vegan Tandoori Spiced Cauliflower Curry

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This is not your Italian grandma’s bolognese! Don’t get me wrong, red Italian meat sauces that have ground beef, roasted duck, or wild boar are some of my favorite comfort dishes, but I also find it fun to experiment with these classics and give them a plant-based twist. Lentils are one of my favorite legumes […]

Meatless Lentil Bolognese

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We have been having some crazy warm temperatures here in NYC and it has me craving some easy, cold recipes that I typically reserve for summer. If you caught my Instagram post last week you know I was digging into my favorite baked oatmeal recipe from my cookbook, Meal Prep for Two. A warm bowl […]

Cinnamon Overnight Oats with Strawberry Chia Jam


It’s official- winter is here, which means it’s soup season! Honestly, is there anything better than cozying into a warm bowl of liquid and other delicious add-ins? For my husband, there are many better meals, which means when I make soup I get it all to myself and it ends up being my lunch, or […]

Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup with Orzo

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Lately I have been all about the sauces! Most nights Danny and I tend to make “bowl meals” where we pick a protein, complex carb or starchy veggie, and lots of other non-starchy vegetables, and then use a sauce to tie it all together. Not going to lie that most of the time my “sauce” […]

Sesame Orange Chicken Stir Fry

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Another year has flown by once again, can you believe it? I must say this every December as New Year’s approaches, but it is truly amazing to look back over 12 months and reflect on all that happened, or didn’t quite get done. Twelve months feels like a really long time when it’s brutally cold […]

How to Make Changes That Stick in 2020


New York City is an interesting place when it comes to food shopping and cooking at home. In movies, New Yorkers are often seen dining out, getting Chinese take-out delivered, and using their ovens for storage. It’s true, we have a great dining scene, but I’m a New Yorker who still enjoys cooking and eating […]

Food Shopping- Online or In Line at the Supermarket?


Looking for a fresh, new salad recipe? This colorful plate combines raw vegetables, with slow roasted fennel, Have you ever tried fennel before? Fennel is a large bulb-shaped vegetable that is crispy and crunchy when raw, but becomes buttery and soft when slow roasted such as in this recipe. It has an anise or licorice […]

Roasted Fennel and Wild Salmon Salad

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