How to Cut Colorful Matchstick Carrots

Did you know that making your food look beautiful actually helps you digest it? The other night I taught a virtual cooking class with my friend Amanda (we don’t look like we should be allowed near sharp objects, do we?) and we talked about why it’s so important to make your dishes glamour shot-ready. You see, when you spot an appetizing meal, you begin to secrete more saliva — hence the term “mouth-wathering”. And in your…Continue Reading

Supercharged Avocado Toast Recipe

What do you do when you come home after a long weekend and you’re… too lazy to cook or shop? too impatient to order takeout? too worried that greasy takeout will make you feel gross and bloated? You make this Supercharged Avocado Toast, that’s what! I whip this up as a healthy meal/snack at least once a week when I really don’t feel like fussing over food. And if you loooove condiments? This sandwich will…Continue Reading

How to Cook Sweet Potatoes in Under 10 Minutes

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know three things: 1. I am incapable of ditching the excited “muppet face”:             2. I’m obsessed with my parents’ giant fluff-ball, Duncan:             3. There’s a new ingredient in my breakfast:             Thanks to my friend Laura Hames Franklin and her “Superhuman Breakfast“, I’ve been swapping my sprouted toast for tiny cubes of sweet…Continue Reading

Sugar Cravings: Could Your Schedule Be to Blame?

At 3:11 PM on a Saturday in August 2009, I heard it. That dreadful sound…that’s simultaneously a scrape and a POP. Dreadful for two reasons: First, because it makes me sad that I’ve hit the bottom. Second, it makes me realize…   “Holy shit, I just ate an entire pint of ice cream.”   The negative thoughts start to bubble up — where the hell is my self-control? Talk about being a fraud. I should…Continue Reading