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The Sunday Scoop 1.24.21 –    Your Weekly Roundup

The Sunday Scoop 1.24.21 – Your Weekly Roundup

make diy mask spray:   I posted this easy, three ingredient mask spray on Instagram and Tik Tok, and found it to be useful for so many people I knew I had to share it here too. Just a few sprays on your mask before wearing…

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup (Gluten Free, Whole 30, Dairy Free)

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup (Gluten Free, Whole 30, Dairy Free)

This week we’ve got another comforting, healthy dinner coming your way.  It’s safe to say that will be a theme this winter, as it’s very much how we eat at home on a regular basis.  I’ve heard from many of you that’s how you like…

Cheesy Eggplant and Lentil Bake (Vegetarian + Gluten Free)

Cheesy Eggplant and Lentil Bake (Vegetarian + Gluten Free)

This Cheesy Eggplant and Len til Bake has been one of the most requested recipes I’ve created… not just one of the most requested vegetarian dinner recipes but most requested recipes period.   I hinted at it on my Instagram stories about a month ago, and…

The Sunday Scoop 1.10.21

The Sunday Scoop 1.10.21

LISTEN Talks: Scott Galloway “Don’t Follow Your Passion” – This short snippet from Tech Leader and NYU Stern Marketing Professor Scott Galloway has really stuck with me.  I’ve started to listen to his Podcasts and am always left with so much food for thought and…

January Smoothie School:      7 Days of Smoothies

January Smoothie School: 7 Days of Smoothies

Do you love smoothies?  Welcome! Do you dislike smoothies?  Welcome! I am both of you.   It’s hard to believe that I didn’t care for smoothies for most of my life, actually up until about a year ago.  There were two main reasons for this:…

The Sunday Scoop 1.03.21

The Sunday Scoop 1.03.21

LISTEN Podcasts: Making Sense with Sam Harris:  The Price of Distraction – Like many of us, I’m going into 2021 thinking of what changes I want to make to be a more joyful, present woman.  Part of this lies with my phone and technology usage…

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Persimmon & Rosemary

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Persimmon & Rosemary

Now that the holidays are behind us, I can get back to regularly scheduled programming:  easy, healthy dishes with familiar ingredients made in a new way.  Truth be told, it’s my favorite way to cook, and my favorite type of recipe to share because it’s…

The Sunday Scoop 12.27.20

The Sunday Scoop 12.27.20

WATCH Bellanova, One Voice – This is a beautiful rendition of the Maroon 5 song “Memories” by the One Voice Children’s Choir.  It is so poignant for this time, where many of us are missing loved ones.  Grab a tissue. READ 6 Winter Solstice Rituals…

Easy Vegan Eggnog

Easy Vegan Eggnog

This recipe was a last minute add, I didn’t plan to post it this week but when I made it again this morning and so many people messaged me on Instagram about it, I knew I had to give it to you before Christmas.   I…

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Pomegranate (Whole 30, Paleo)

Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Pomegranate (Whole 30, Paleo)

If you want a festive side dish for Christmas Eve dinner and green bean Christmas trees aren’t your thing, this is the dish for you. I like holiday meals to feel celebratory and seasonal, but not overly gimmicky.  Maybe it’s because I’m not terribly crafty,…

The Sunday Scoop 12.20.20

The Sunday Scoop 12.20.20

Looking for a last minute gift? I’ve rounded up a collection of beautiful coffee table/cook book hybrids to share with you for gifting this season.  Each one of these hosts unique recipes interwoven by gorgeous photography and enticing storytelling.  I flip through them morning, afternoon,…

Ginger Molasses Brunch Cake (Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free)

Ginger Molasses Brunch Cake (Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free)

I think we can all agree that the holidays are all about grazing… especially in 2020 when we are all home day, after day, after day, after day. Celebrating the holidays, on the whole, is more casual for most of this year and I have…

DIY Holidays:  Christmas Simmer Pot Home Fragrance

DIY Holidays: Christmas Simmer Pot Home Fragrance

We are in full on Christmas mode over here, and that means all the sounds, tastes, and smells we can get.  This Christmas simmer pot is like a potpourri made on your stovetop, covered with water and slowly releasing all of those festive smells into…

The Sunday Scoop 12.13.20

The Sunday Scoop 12.13.20

WATCH Christmas Movies – When it comes to holiday movies, there are certain ones I turn to year after year, and this one is a true favorite.  Have you seen it?  It’s the perfect mix of comedy, drama, and nostalgia and it gets better with…

Holiday Chex Mix with Brown Butter & Herbs

Holiday Chex Mix with Brown Butter & Herbs

Oh, Chex Mix… how I love thee.   Every holiday season, I make batches and batches of this stuff.  It’s so satisfying to snack on with drinks, if you’re having people over (in any other year than 2020), and makes an easy and delicious gift for…

The Sunday Scoop 12.6.20

The Sunday Scoop 12.6.20

BUY & GIVE Want to shop the farmers market without the schlep? Check out Our Harvest – an NY based onlinefarmers market partnering with tons of local farms and greenmarkets and delivering right to you door.  Bonus?  For every $25 purchase made, Our Harvest donates…

Frosted Gingerbread Blondies (Grain-Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Frosted Gingerbread Blondies (Grain-Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

I held off long enough, we are now in full Christmas mode over here and I’m not mad about it!  We bought our tree from our local Stew Leonard’s Christmas Tree Shop, who always makes it so easy.  As much as I love the idea…

Sweet Potato Agrodolce

Sweet Potato Agrodolce

Sweet potatoes have my heart.  I love them prepared so many ways, and this is one of, if not my absolute favorite.  The tender, creamy flesh of the sweet potato make it ideal for roasting and lends a mellow sweetness on its own, but pair it…


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Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Persimmon & Rosemary

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Persimmon & Rosemary

Now that the holidays are behind us, I can get back to regularly scheduled programming:  easy, healthy dishes with familiar ingredients made in a new way.  Truth be told, it’s my favorite way to cook, and my favorite type of recipe to share because it’s…


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