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Food

Creamy Tomato Soup

Nothing beats a warm bowl of soup on a chilly fall day. What I loved most about this recipe from Christina Lane’s “Comfort and Joy: Cooking For Two” is that I already had all of the ingredients in my pantry….

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  • Simply Irresistible Blue Cheese Dip

    This dip tastes so creamy and decadent, yet it’s much lower in fat than the conventional version. If you love blue che...

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  • Better-Than-Kale Arugula Salad

    Is it just me or is kale taking over? Kale chips… Kale salads… Kale bowls… If you ask me, kale needs to #GetOffMyJ...

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  • Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Breasts

    I love steak but I also appreciate chicken if it’s prepared with plenty of flavorful ingredients. Try this recipe, whi...

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  • Food

    Pumpkin Spice French Toast Waffles

    Whenever I can’t decide between French toast and waffles, I make French toast… and cook it in the waffle iron. It’s the lazy girl’s way of getting a waffle without a lot of effort. These “waffles” are a bit softer…

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  • Skinny Quiche

    I skinnified this quiche for Gossip Girl’s Kelly Rutherford. It’s great for breakfast or lunch and will leave you sa...

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  • Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Breasts

    I love steak but I also appreciate chicken if it’s prepared with plenty of flavorful ingredients. Try this recipe, whi...

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  • My Favorite NYC Restaurants

    I’m a downtown girl, and in true New Yorker style I don’t travel very far from my neighborhood to get good ...

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    Pop-able Turkey Meatballs

    Cocktail party food should always be bite-size. I believe if you make things that are simple and upscale, people will appreciate it. This recipe for pop-able turkey meatballs that I found in Christina Lane’s “Comfort and Joy: Cooking For Two”…

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  • Grilled Peach and Arugula Salad

    We’re lucky to have access to many types of fruits and vegetables year round at the supermarket, but there’s nothing...

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  • Whole Wheat Rigatoni with Lentil Ragu

    Some of the best recipes I’ve ever created were from taking chances and from being a little unconventional in the kitc...

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  • Vegan Divas Chocolate Mousse

    This is a recipe I made for The Vegan Divas Cookbook by Fernanda Capobianco who is also the owner of the Vegan Divas Bak...

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