Quinoa Butternut Squash Stew

Love quinoa? Love butternut squash? Love sweet potato? This is the stew for you! Try this hearty and healthy quinoa recipe.

I love quinoa. It’s a versatile grain alternative that’s easy to prepare. (Did you know that quinoa is not a grain and actually a relative of spinach and swiss chard?) Plus, it’s super healthy that’s low in sodium and cholesterol. One serving meets 48% of our daily magnesium needs. It’s also a complete protein. That means […]

Green Blender Smoothies

Green Blender Smoothie Club Review

  It’s no secret that I love smoothies. Smoothies have been a part of my life for a long time, ever since college when I worked at a small smoothie and juice joint in California…one that would later be known as Jamba Juice. I was introduced to green smoothies two years ago when I did a […]

Ginger Green Smoothie

Ginger Green Smoothie

I’m so happy that spring has arrived in New York City. I mean, everyone seems to be happier in the city. It means more sunshine, longer days, blooming flowers, and outdoor runs. It also means that I can resume drinking green smoothies without freezing! A couple of years ago, I did a 30-day green smoothie challenge and […]

Christmas Cookies!

peppermint chocolate crinkle cookies

One of my favorite holiday traditions is baking and decorating Christmas cookies with my family and kids. I guess a more accurate description is that my cousin bakes a whole lot of cookies and the kids (and my sister) decorate the cookies. I’m responsible for making the sugar cookie dough and this year, I made […]