I don't know if it's a Jersey Shore thing or the result of my mother's mid-west roots, but coleslaw was on constant rotation in the summers at our house…Read More
As a Jersey girl, I've been exposed to pizza pretty much since birth. It's mandatory finger food as a toddler, progressing into a birthday party staple…Read More
Before you give me a hard time about the name ("An hour and a half is not speedy!") — hear me out. Most chili recipes require long hours of cook time to get the consistency and flavor just right. This recipe has you out of the kitchen in an hour and a half.Read More
I was walking through the grocery store and this sausage meat caught my eye. I don't recall ever seeing sausage sold without the casing before (yes, I live under a rock) and it intrigued me.Read More
I thought I'd try something different with this post. Instead of just giving you a recipe, I'm gonna walk you through my process for converting an 'unsafe' recipe into an 8SAFE one. And since...Read More
I came across this recipe in the February/March 2017 issue of Organic Life magazine. I'm a huge fan of Beluga lentils — they hold their shape and don't fall apart like some lentils...Read More
It's August here on the Jersey Shore and that means tomatoes!
Lots of 'em! We've been knee deep in tomatoes around here. I planted...Read More
This is a quick salad to mix up and is quite tasty! It is very filling and makes about 2 servings. I add extra black beans or different kinds of peppers or tomatoes when I make it. Often it's a great dressing to use on any mix of vegetables.Read More
Some days leave me feeling more like a short order cook than a beloved member of the family and I'm guessing I'm not alone. So for this post, I thought you might appreciate not only a 'master' recipe that's free of the eight major food allergens, but also tips for how to adapt it for the rest of the family too. Sound good?Read More
I love the fall, don't you?
The cooler weather energizes me. I want to move more, cook more, create and explore. But I also want to take time to rest and snuggle deep in the covers. Take a pause to enjoy a hot cup of tea...Read More
These are the most positive cookies I know.
Whatever you want to call them, these addictive little balls of joy are perfect for back to school. They're easy to pack for lunch, and a great option for school functions.Read More