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I used to hate the saying, “comfort food.” It is an overused term on a local TV show in Boston, given to just about any dish that appears to be high in fat and calories. Why not just call it food made by a person who could care less what you put in your mouth […]

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I teased you guys back in August with this picture on Instagram and finally I’m sharing the full recipe for this Gooey Caramel Monkey Bread! I was in NYC shooting a few recipe videos for Truvia featuring their newest product, Brown Sugar Blend which has 75% fewer calories and 50% less sugar than regular brown […]

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When it comes to fall weekends in addition to pumpkin everything, wings, burgers, dips, sausages and more might come to mind thanks to tailgating season. My favorite guilty treat are nachos. I like knowing where my ingredients come from and making them at home satisfies my craving. Unlike it’s restaurant counterpart, this recipe has zero […]

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I love eating vegetarian a few times a week. As Michael Pollan famously said, “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” Eating vegetarian is also cheaper than buying meat for most meals. I love buying packs of veggie burgers as a way to make sure that I’m getting enough protein since I’m terrible at cooking […]

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Who doesn’t love pizza right? While I admit I only order it if I’m hungover (because it tastes so much better), I enjoy making my own healthier versions regularly at home for an on the go snack especially if my nephews are in town.  I’ve mentioned in the past that I am not the biggest […]

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During the summer, Boston has free outdoor concerts that city goers attend with a picnic dinner in tow. It’s a fun little activity that I particularly enjoy. Searching for inspiration on what to bring in my basket for a concert this Wednesday, I created a Foodie collection featuring 12 of my favorite picnic meal ideas. […]

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My favorite course is always dessert, especially when visiting vegan restaurants. To non-vegans this may sound crazy. Vegans know how to make the best tasting faux-cream treats that do not leave you feeling bloated and tired, like you just ate way too much. Of course when I go to vegan restaurants I eat way too […]

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BBQ sauce has always been one of my summer staple condiments but, more often than not, is made with high fructose corn syrup. It was about time I tried making my own homemade from scratch to avoid it and eliminate excessive added sugar. Condiments like bbq and even ketchup and cocktail sauce that massively consumed […]

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I’ve always envied morning people. It has always been a challenge for me to get up no matter what time it is. For the past year, I’ve been having fun teaching classes at 8 or 9 am most days of the week. Despite hitting snooze at least twice, I know it is important for me to […]

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One of my most popular recipes on here is my copy cat recipes featuring the Ginger Nama Shoya Special sauce from Life Alive in Cambridge, MA. Life Alive is one of only a handful of vegetarian restaurants in the Boston area. Every meal I have ordered has been amazing. Tonight, I decided to recreate their […]

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