Beet Orange Brownies (Gluten-Free)

Growing up, my mom made everything from scratch: layered birthday cakes, traditional French bouche de Noel, strawberry shortcakes in summer. Literally everything. I only remember seeing a box of mix cross our countertop once and that was during my sixth birthday party when each kid baked and decorated our own slice of “cake.” I don’t […]

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Deviled Easter Eggs

When I realized that this year’s Easter brunch was pot luck, my first thought was “Oh shit.” This was a crazy week for me, and I had no idea how I was going to pull together something special enough for Easter, but that still traveled well and felt like brunch. After a quick brainstorm, I […]

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Gluten-Free Bread Pudding

Bread pudding takes me back to snowy Sunday nights when school was sure to be cancelled in the morning and the roads had been too bad for my mom to go to the grocery store. She would empty the freezer of end-pieces and whip up some bread pudding, which we’d enjoy with ice cream after […]

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Travel Guide: San Jose del Cabo

When I mention that I like to vacation in Los Cabos, I’m often teased about tequila shots at Cabo Wabo or how many days I’ve wasted at The Office on Medano Beach. But that’s Cabo San Lucas. When I think about Los Cabos, I envision the quaint and colorful streets of San Jose Del Cabo […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Mug Cake

This mug cake was inspired by a pregnant friend of mine who introduced me to the wonderful world of mug cakes by informing me that she was making one for dinner and the only food group missing from her meal was wine.  I figured that if mug cakes were that crave-worthy, then I had to […]

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Paleo Instant Pot Sweet Potato Chili

Making chili the day after Super Bowl might seem counterintuitive, but my Monday playbook calls for a quick and easy dinner after a weekend when I didn’t meal prep. And when our family is in the mood for an uncomplicated, comforting bowl of healthy food, chili scores big every time. Simple doesn’t have to mean basic, though; […]

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The Secret To Longer Nails: Collagen

For as long as I can remember, my nails have peeled. I tried everything to keep them strong: I wore yellow latex gloves when washing dishes, plastered them with any potion my manicurist recommended, and moisturized my cuticles regularly. But it was all just a waste of time; my nails would inevitably peel down to […]

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Meal Prep Part III: Plan B

While getting your prep done in 90 minutes sounds totally doable, there are going to be some weeks when you don’t have that much time. That’s when Plan B comes in handy. Plan B: Prep While You Cook If you’ve been following my meal prep guide, then you know that the key is multitasking. So […]

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Meal Prep Part II: Multitask Like A Boss

Annnnd we’re back with day 2 of my Meal Prep Guide. Missed Day 1? No worries! It’s right here. But you might want to subscribe so you don’t miss anything else. (Just sayin’!) Today I’m getting down to the nitty gritty with a basic shopping guide and a step-by-step playbook on how to multitask successfully […]

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How To Master Meal Prep

Putting whole, healthy foods on my family’s table is Priority Number One for me when it comes to how I manage our meals. And as self-appointed Head Chef, I know how challenging it can be to cook up a fresh and balanced plate every night, especially with a toddler wrapped around your ankles. That’s why meal […]

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