Category Archives: Recipes

Why Store-Bought Dressings Suck

Why Store-Bought Dressings Suck

I used to buy “healthy”, low-fat salad dressings and bring them to work with my lunch:  a big old salad. I thought it tasted pretty good and was proud of myself for making healthier choices. But then, a few years ago I attempted to make a vinaigrette for dinner guests and I wanted to slap… Continue Reading

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White Bean Dip…Dressing?

White Bean Dip…Dressing?

When I’m asked to “bring an appetizer” to a party but I’m feeling lazy, my go-to is this tasty Lemony White Bean dip. It’s refreshing, it’s healthy, it’s easy, and best of all, the ingredients are all pantry staples. Recently I went to one of my favorite I-talian restaurants here in CT and had a… Continue Reading

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Easiest Way Ever to Cook Fish

Easiest Way Ever to Cook Fish

Last Fall, hundreds of you completed a survey about your food preferences and what you wish you ate more often. One of the major foods my non-vegans wished they ate more of was fish. Heeeeere fishy fishy fishy! I’m with you on the “I wish I ate fish more often” thing – I usually order… Continue Reading

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Desserts! Paleo, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Oh My!

Desserts!  Paleo, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Oh My!

When your life feels too rigid, do you ever find that you turn to food that makes you feel even crappier? With our recent move I’ve totally been treating myself to more sweets (hello hazelnut gelato!) to counter the stress. But these “treats” lead to a case of the crankies and leave me feeling even… Continue Reading

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Oh These Nuts?

Oh These Nuts?

I LOVE toasted hazelnuts (and stuff they come in, like Nutella) – they’re an amazing topping for sassing up any basic veggie dish, salad, oatmeal, or dessert in a flash. But when you buy hazelnuts they usually come with those pesky skins still on them. Luckily, they’re easy (and fun) to remove. So check out… Continue Reading

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How to Morph Leftovers into a 10-Minute Frittata

How to Morph Leftovers into a 10-Minute Frittata

On Sunday’s, I’m a big fan of making BAB’s (Big-Ass Batches) to make it easier to feed yourself during a busy week. But, if you’re like me and you get bored easily, it’s not that fun to eat the same old food over and over. That’s why I love morphing leftovers into brand new dishes,… Continue Reading

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One-Pot Italian “Potatoes” & Green Beans

One-Pot Italian “Potatoes” & Green Beans

A few years ago, when I lived in Boston, I took this awesome “Italian One-Pot Dinners” cooking class with my sister-in-law, Mia. We had this adorable little Italian lady, Maria, teach us her family favorites for easy, no-fuss dinners. The one that really stood out to us was this simple Potatoes and Green Beans with… Continue Reading

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