Category Archives: In the Kitchen

Avocado Lemon Hair Paste – Natural Moisturizer

Yesterday was the first day of Summer which has me thinking about going to the beach, surfing, and being in the water as much as possible. One of the things that I’ve noticed about Summertime is that my hair gets … Continue reading

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THE PERFECT CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE / ALMOND MEAL & WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR

Once again, this week’s recipe is inspired by my Mother. Last night she made enough cookie dough to feed 150 people for a dinner she is hosting Friday evening for Conservation International. Since I am not one to wait once … Continue reading

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BEAU’S FISH, LILY’S ARTICHOKE, & SWEET POTATOES

Yesterday I had made plans to go to Soho house for dinner when all of a sudden I looked at the clock and that just wasn’t going to happen. I called my friend and told him to come over and … Continue reading

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A LITTLE SPRING ON YOUR PLATE

I am thankful for my impromptu visit to the farmers market last weekend as I learned something new which I love. As I strolled the market looking for things to grab my attention I saw what I thought were giant … Continue reading

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POTATO CHIPS > KALE CHIPS

I just made these for the first time and I have to say, they are absolutely delicious. They have great flavor and that perfect amount of crunch we love in a potato chip. They also happen to be much better … Continue reading

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THE PERFECT COOKIE: KEEP IT SIMPLY SWEET

This past Sunday was just one of those perfect days. My boyfriend and I drove to New Port and took his families boat out where we saw dolphins, seals, and enjoyed the sunny beautiful day together. The day continued to … Continue reading

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GUACAMOLE

Guacamole is one of my favorite snacks to make. It’s delic, quick, and everyone always loves it. The name guacamole is derived from two Aztec Nahuatl words, ahuacatl (avocado) and molli (sauce). The most important thing is to have ripe avocados. Check for ripeness … Continue reading

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DID YOU KNOW QUINOA=COMPLETE PROTEIN?

Quinoa is naturally wheat and gluten free and is a great source of complete protein. I love this version in this quick and delicious pilaf. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, 1 small red onion (chopped), 1 cup uncooked … Continue reading

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CHOCOLATE COVERED & PERFECT!

My Mom has always known how to create the most incredible parties. Everything from the menu to the decor is always beyond beautiful. Over the years I have tried to learn a few things from her and am really only … Continue reading

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FRITTATA

I love to make frittatas because they are not only delicious but they are also wonderful for serving a large group. A frittata is the perfect dish to make for a Sunday brunch and it’s also such an easy great … Continue reading

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GINGER WATER

As the weekend approaches I always look forward to having Sunday brunch at Axe. Each time I order exactly the same thing, one of them being Ginger water. Ginger water is so delicious and refreshing. It’s a little bit spicy … Continue reading

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Avocado Toast a la Café Gitane

About two years ago, my boy friend and I were in NYC for the first time together and he introduced me to one of his favorite restaurants there, Café Gitane, which quickly became a new favorite of my own. The … Continue reading

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MAKING FRESH ALMOND MILK AT HOME

Have you ever tried the Almond milk from Pressed Juicery? Well, I have, and it is unreal tasting. It is often described as tasting like melted ice cream. The only problem, well each container is $8.00. So, I decided to … Continue reading

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Healing, Healthy, Hearty… A Recipe for a Delicious & Simple Soup!

This is such a delicious and easy soup to make. When the weather starts getting chilly, soups are one of my favorite things to make. This soup is clean, fresh, full of greens, and all around delicious. Feel free to … Continue reading

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