It feels like a Sunday. The house is quiet and I’m laying on the couch with a towel on my head. I think my neighbors are moving. No, they are moving; too many boxes in the hall. I have Dal on the stove and window cleaners are scaling our building. I hope they finish soon…Read more
There are five bar stools in my mother’s kitchen. They each sit hidden underneath the kitchen island facing the stove. If you happen to find a seat here you will be front and center for my mother’s cooking show. From one side you can see her stirring, chopping, smelling, and tasting. Then, just behind you, in aRead more
My little sister, who by the way, just got into multiple med schools (yay!), text me the other day asking what she can make that’s ‘healthy and gluten free.’ I told her a normal person would just look at my blog, to which she replied, those are too fancy. It made me think, maybe things are tooRead more
In anticipation of summertime I thought I would share one of my favorite recipes for chicken salad. I tried this recipe for the first time at a wedding shower a couple years ago and I’ve been making chicken salad this way every since. They’re light, flavorful, and a much healthier alternative to normal chicken salad. ThisRead more
If you’re a chipotle or a cafe rio lover… you’ll probably love this salad… vegan option included. It’s a simple weeknight staple.
The other day I posted a photo on Instagram of my lunch/favorite meal/the best curry ever. Yesterday, I had a couple of people ask for the recipe so here it is- Or rather the link to it. The recipe is from Emeril Lagasse and is originally a Shrimp Thai Curry but I like it withoutRead more
I’m in DC and It is beautiful here! I’ve discovered why pregnant girls really gain so much weight. People see that you are pregnant and immediately want to feed you. They don’t feed you fruit or vegetables but immediately assume you want cookies, ice cream, or anything else dirty they can think of. Hence, thisRead more
One of my favorite dishes from one of my favorite restaurants, True Food Kitchen. Spaghetti Squash fills your pasta cravings in a healthy way.
One of my favorite veggie side dishes to make is a Sugar Snap Peas and Edamame Saute. I love that the flavors are so simple that even non-veggie lovers and kids love it. I make a huge batch and it reheats beautifully, plus it pairs very nicely with Glazed Salmon or steamed quinoa. Note: BecauseRead more
I hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day Weekend! It was super hot in California… it’s like summer started just as it’s supposed to end. I went to Laguna with friends and walked along the beautiful beach. Sunday marked the beginning of ‘No Sugar’ once again. I feared that I would go through theRead more
pic from brunch philly I came across this salad in the Delta terminal at LAX at a place called ‘Lemonade‘. It’s a restaurant in the Los Angeles area but until I tasted their food… I never would’ve cared. They have an amazing Avocado and Tomato Salad among 15 other choices of delicious salads. Avocado’s areRead more
Hi friends! Cooking school has been… the bomb. I love it. Although, it’s a bit like when you are 13 years old and your mother forces you to attend Dance class. You love it but you just don’t want to go. Every Sunday I only want to go to the farmers market, hike, do pilates,Read more
Okay… my years of watching the food network have finally redeemed themselves. I decided to throw a ‘shower’ for my friends back home. I wanted to do something for them and get them the presents for their adorable children only one of the 4 children received. So! i found the perfect menu and with myRead more
How one thing leads to another. Starting with a trip to Houston and no kitchen. Breakfast: Veggie Omelet and some fruit. (Okay, i should’ve asked that i receive no toast/potatoes/jam/very little oil but i’m only human and i forgot) Lunch: Veggie Salad-Dressing on the Side (smart choice) Dinner: at Kona Grill. Cabbage Salad. Dessert: roomRead more