Red+White+Blue S’mores

I have a long list of recipes that I was contemplating sharing for this holiday weekend. However, with berry season in full swing and, of course, keeping up with the patriotic theme, I knew that berries needed to be included.  I kept thinking about S’mores- the quintessential American summer treat. But how exactly do you … Continue reading

Strawberry-Mint Cucumber Avocado Salad

As my recent posts confirm, I have eaten way too many desserts lately. I mean, it is bathing suit season, I should probably skip the extra slice of cake :). Lucky for me, when it gets hot outside, I definitely crave salads and fresh fruit. So yesterday when trying to decide what to have for … Continue reading

Cherry Strawberry Ice Pops

It has been so hot this week in NYC. Don’t get me wrong, I am not complaining. I will take this heat over the winter we had any day. However, I hate that when I take Emmi out of her stroller, her hair is matted to her head and she is soaked with sweat. So, … Continue reading

Chocolate Mousse Pudding

I don’t know about you, but I usually crave something sweet after a meal. Sometimes I can ignore those cravings while other times, I insist on ordering dessert while we are out or I have a couple of pieces of dark chocolate after dinner at home. When I stumbled upon this recipe for Chocolate Mousse … 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

Berry Merry…Berry Crisp!

This Berry Crisp is an adaptation of the apple crumble I posted in the fall. I used oats instead of quinoa flakes but still skipped the butter and sugar to make it healthier than most desserts! To make it a bit more indulgent, serve it with ice cream or whipped cream. I chose to use berries … Continue reading