Chocolate Chia Coconut Energy Bites

Chewy and delicious grab-and-go fuel, these Chocolate Chia Coconut Energy Bites are perfect for stashing in your purse, gym bag or desk drawer. Today is a special day – it’s my 34th birthday! I thought about sharing a fabulous cake or indulgent dessert recipe to celebrate but if I’m being honest, I feel happiest when I can walk into my closet and fit into all of my clothes or pop...more

Crispy Garlic Baked Chicken Breasts

Tender, juicy chicken breasts are coated in fluffy garlic sauce and topped with a crispy panko topping....more

Slow Cooker Caldo de Pollo {Mexican Chicken Soup}

A quick, weekday version of the Mexican comfort food classic: Caldo de Pollo (Mexican Chicken Soup). One of my favorite Mexican dishes of all time is caldo de pollo which literally translates...more

5 Hidden Benefits of an Organized Kitchen Pantry

Taking the time to reorganize your kitchen pantry will save you and your family precious time, money and calories for months to come! There are two types of people in this world: those who love cleaning and organizing and those who do not. Any guesses which category I fall into? ...more

Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies {Gluten Free}

Kids and adults alike will devour these healthy, protein-packed pumpkin oatmeal breakfast cookies – ideal for busy mornings on-the-go! When I first started dating my husband, he had recently graduated from college and was just starting his IT career in the Boston suburbs....more

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds: Step-by-Step Guide

A step-by-step guide to perfectly crispy roasted pumpkin seeds. I love the month of October for so many reasons but carving pumpkins with my dad definitely ranks up there....more

Lebanese Rice Pilaf

A staple in Middle Eastern cuisine, Lebanese Rice Pilaf is made with vermicelli noodles toasted in clarified (rendered) butter. When you are surrounded by incredible cooks on all sides of your family, you spend a lot of time in the kitchen. My mom’s family (the Lebanese side) are all within a 5 mile radius which means we get together all the time for Sunday dinners, family birthday parties, holidays (Jewish and Christian) and more ....more

Slow Cooker Indian Butter Chicken with Cauliflower

Your favorite Indian dish, Butter Chicken, gets a healthy makeover in this quick and easy slow cooker recipe packed with warm spices like garam masala, cumin and fenugreek. As a busy work-at-home mom of a 3 year old and 10 month old, it’s safe to say that I have good days and bad days. On a perfect day, the boys let me sleep past 6:20AM, we all hit the gym by 10AM (I swear my kids love the kids area more than I love working out!) and dinner is prepped or cooking away in the slow cooker by 1PM ....more

Baked Eggplant Parmesan with Crispy Panko Topping

A healthier version of an...more