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

Asparagus Recipe Formula: A Side Dish That Helps You De-Bloat

A few months ago I co-hosted a Beauty Bites party with my pal Monique from Goddess Huntress. We rustled up an exquisite grapefruit vodka cocktail, a homemade olive oil skin toner, and a tasty meal full of superfoods that promote a sparkly complexion. The main ingredient? Asparagus. Turns out these suckers are anti-aging powerhouses — one of the highest sources of what some call “the mother of all antioxidants”, glutathione, which helps protect against skin…Continue Reading

10-Minute Quinoa Breakfast Porridge

If you’re freezing your buns off, you may be feeling the urge to swap your morning smoothie for something soothing, hearty, and warm. After all, how can you “curl up” with a frozen mango-strawberry smoothie?! My teeth are jittering just thinking about it. A warm oatmeal might feel like more work, but it doesn’t have to be if you use leftovers! Whipped up some brown rice or quinoa to go with veggies earlier this week?…Continue Reading

Make Your Coworkers Jealous at Lunchtime: Winter Quinoa Salad

It’s a brand new year which means everyone is creating resolutions (or complaining about why resolutions are stupid). Either way, most of us are on a kick to eat more healthfully after gorging ourselves on cookies, booze, and heavy dishes during the holidays. What is the quintessential dish that everyone turns to when they are trying to be “good”? A SALAD. Yup. But, if you’ve resolved to eat more salads for lunch this January, you…Continue Reading