Summer Treat…Fruit Ice Pops!

While at my parent’s house for a BBQ, my mom pulled out ice pops—My kind of treat! It was perfect for a hot day but one taste and I immediately had to stop eating-the sugary-syrup aftertaste was too much for me. I checked out the ingredients (Corn syrup, dyes etc. etc. etc.) and threw out … Continue reading

Savoring Summer… Strawberry Cake

Last week my sister made this awesome Strawberry Cake from Smitten Kitchen—it was soo good! I mean good enough that we kept on eating more and more until there was barely anything left. Unfortunately, the next day I paid for it dearly. I am breastfeeding my daughter so whatever I eat goes directly to her. … Continue reading

Taste of Staten Island… Baked Rice Balls

My family moved around a lot when I was younger but we eventually settled in Staten Island, where I made some great friends with whom I still stay in touch. After recently hanging out with all my high school friends, we decided that we wanted to do our own dinner club like the one I … Continue reading

Frozen Treat… Chocolate Covered Almond Bananas

I follow many food related accounts on Instagram. My feed is filled with incredible pictures of mouth-watering foods. To be honest, I get hungry every time I look. Sometimes, I use these pictures as inspiration for recipes. Other times I get food styling ideas. Cooking Light recently posted a picture of chocolate covered bananas that … Continue reading

Israeli Vegetable Salad

This salad is one that I have grown up eating. It started my love for vegetables young because I don’t think we ever had a meal without a variation of this salad. It is so simple and easy that I was hesitant to put it on the blog but I noticed that every time I … Continue reading

Taste of Texas… Migas!

As I mentioned before, my favorite city in Texas is Austin. Good Food=Good place to visit! Austin is known for its Tex-Mex breakfast cuisine, Migas, which is essentially a skillet dish made with scrambled eggs, onions, peppers, jalapeño, strips of corn tortillas and Mexican cheese. Typically it is served with beans and salsa but it … Continue reading

Brussel Sprouts Spaghetti!

Schools out for the summer! The last few weeks have been so busy, that I barely had time to cook. This week, with some more time on my hands, I took the opportunity to focus on testing out many new recipes. My friend sent me this recipe and I could not wait to try it. … Continue reading

Healthy and Hearty…Cauliflower Risotto!

Many people have told me how much they love the Cauliflower Pizza that I posted in the Fall (Click here for recipe). I heard of many other recipes that use cauliflower as a substitute for grains or carbs such as cauliflower mashed potatoes, or cauliflower rice. Since I am always on a quest to find … Continue reading