Where to Eat Near Disneyland

Disneyland may be its own world, but it's at the center of the Anaheim Resort District, a swirling galaxy of hotels, restaurants, and shops. Which means that, even outside of the park's hedge-ringed atmosphere, you'll find a multitude of places ...more

Quick and Easy Curried Chickpeas With Tofu

Let's talk about "quick and easy," two of my favorite words to find in a recipe title! I'm a strong believer that simple, convenient meals can also be flavorful and delicious. If you're trying to have a Meatless Monday dinner every week, ...more

8 Things I Learned After a Week of Being a Gluten-Free Vegan

There are a lot of claims out there about how wonderful being a vegan is. It'll make the whites of your eyes brighter (raw vegans have even reported their eyes changing color). You'll have more energy. You'll be overflowing with nutrients and less ...more

Lightened-Up Chorizo Fiesta Skillet

On our way home from a trip, Aldo and I stopped at Bob's Diner in Manchester, Vermont, for breakfast. I had a bacon-sausage-home fries breakfast skillet with two eggs on top, and it was THE. MOST. DELICIOUS. BREAKFAST. EVER. They served it in a ...more

A Much-Needed Morning Smoothie | Vitamin C Boost Recipe

According to Google, 1 medium-sized orange contains 70 milligrams of Vitamin C; a banana has about 10 milligrams; 1 cup of mango has approximately 60; and (surprisingly) a few handfuls of kale contain roughly 160 milligrams! If you're keeping up, ...more

The Best Quick and Easy Frittata (for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner)

I've been focusing on quick and easy recipes for Meatless Monday over the last few weeks, like a super-quick chickpea dinner and … another super-quick chickpea dinner (can you tell I like chickpeas?). ...more

4 Tips to Get the Most Out of Hello Fresh

Recently, I tried a food/recipe delivery service called Hello Fresh. You pay a fee to have three recipes' worth of food delivered straight to your house. We love it because the recipes are easy to follow, they give me something different to add to my dinner rotation, and it's a fun way to try something new without the commitment of wandering through the grocery store looking for ingredients I've never used before....more

The Best Basic Cream Cheese Icing

You know what makes me angry? People who buy icing....more
Normally I'm in complete agreement. But cream cheese icing? Arrrrgggghhh it always splits on me. ...more

Gluten-free, oil-free masala chai carrot muffins

I don’t know what got into me last week but I suddenly needed a break from the kitchen. That rarely happens, but between recipe testing for a mini project (soon to be announced!) and...more

Healthy Italian Baked Spaghetti Squash

This dish is super healthy but doesn’t compromise on fabulous taste. With only 1.9g of net carbs it is super easy and suitable for both type 1 and type 2 diabetics and those following a Weight Watchers diet. As an added bonus,  I guarantee your kids will like it too.http://www.not-too-sweet.com/healthy-italian-baked-spaghetti-squash/...more

Chocolate Raspberry Banana Bites.

Creamy, dreamy chocolate yogurt dip and fresh raspberry topped banana bites- comes together in minutes and eaten up even faster! These are the perfect afternoon snack. Good Morning! ...more

Wedding Wrecks, Fangirl Edition

Imani wanted this cake for her wedding, only with bright lime green flowers instead of pink: ...more

Taquito-lada Casserole {Taquito Enchiladas}

Cinco de Mayo is next week. One of my favorite "holidays"! We always celebrate with a fiesta!This year we are having a few people over for a Cinco de Mayo party instead of going out ....more

Greek Yogurt Egg Salad

Mike and I both love egg salad, but for some reason I almost never make it. When I was testing out this recipe for Greek yogurt egg salad, I was reminded of just how easy it is to mix this up, and also of what a filling meal it makes. This egg salad is simple and quick to make, and since I swapped out most of the mayonnaise for Greek yogurt, it’s also healthy! ...more

Best Taco Dip

If you need a last minute...more

Cannoli Poke Cake Recipe

So I know, I KNOW, that I have been on a poke cake bender. BUT...1) It's my blog and can bake what I want to, and 2) Seriously, there is no such thing as too much cake. So, with that being declared, here's another freaking poke cake ....more

Polish Sausage Stir Fry

We had a windy and rainy start to the weekend. ...more

Weeknight Dinner: Blue Apron's Chile-Blackened Cod & Red Rice Salad with Avocado, Grapefruit, and Epazote

Hey guys — I'm starting a new column on my blog called "Weeknight Dinner", where, once a month, I'll share the meals I make for myself that AREN'T desserts or a baked good of some kind. The rules are the following: each weeknight recipe has to be prepared in 40 minutes or less with minimal prep work beforehand. And, to stay true to the spirit of simplicity of these dinners, photos of the meal are taken and edited by cell phone only (!!!), with little styling or extra propping ....more