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

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

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

Grazing Acres… A Real Good Burger!

If you have read my blog, you know how strongly I feel about eating grass-fed beef. The health benefits and the taste make it a no-brainer. Luckily, here in NY there are many options of places to buy grass-fed meat. A few weeks ago, while were in Hudson, NY we went to a local diner, … Continue reading