Bingeing On Healthy Food

Some of us, sometimes, binge. I know I do. I recently met a cookbook author who was hell bent on sharing the info that if we just make a slight mental shift, we can binge but not necessarily set ourselves into a tailspin of eating garbage for the rest of the day, night, week or […]

Coffee Buzz

Hi everyone! There is so much conflicting information out there when it comes to the health benefits of different items we consume and it can be very frustrating as well as a deterrent to cooking. Why should we bother to invest our time and energy to learn to cook and make homemade meals if even […]

Because I’m The God DAMN Boss! No more Juice!

Hi everyone! Guess what? I have made yet another in-the-moment decree in my household, like the other ones that my husband can’t stand because I didn’t discuss it with him first: there will be no more eff-ing juice in this house. We just returned from a great, albeit stressful, vacation in Montreal and Quebec City. […]

Ginger Snap Cocktail by Todd Unger

Hi everyone! No, this is not Don Draper in the middle of this photo, it’s my friend Todd next to two other dashing friends. Todd made me a drink the other day that was so tasty and unique that I had to share it with you. It was festive and allowed non-drinkers to feel like […]

Making Healthy Green Shakes with Kids? Experiment!

Hi everyone! Everyone talks about their green shake recipe and how great it tastes but one man’s green shake treasure may be another one’s green shake garbage. This is why I had the kids in my cooking day camp experiment until they all liked the taste. We need to validate kids and let them know […]

Swiss Chard and Banana Shake and A Celebrity is Drinking My Shake!!

Hi everyone! Yeah, I don’t really want to brag, but Roscoe Orman, AKA Gordon from Sesame Street, really did like my Green Shake. When I asked if he thought Cookie Monster would try it instead of cookies, he said “maybe Oscar the Grouch”. Thanks to my friend Michael Reitman for the great photo and be […]

Kale Fruit Shake and are You a Virgin?

Hi everyone! I am feeling so inspired to spread the healthy cooking message. I just got back from a great workshop at the Sarah Ward Daycare Center in Newark where we learned about healthy foods, meal planning, modeling cooking for our kids and identifying our own individual obstacles to cooking to provide more healthful meals […]

What a Find!!! and What a Shake!

Hi everyone! Before I begin, feel free to watch my segments on Frugal Family Fun in Montclair. If you fast forward to the 9th minute of the video, you can see me with the Flamenco dancers and delicious tapas from my favorite Tapas Bar: “>;=25926 O.K., you all must know by now that when something […]