Fabletics: Fitness Apparel + Peachy Summer Recipes

Fabletics: Fitness Apparel + Peachy Summer Recipes

Nothing says summer more than brightly colored hues and juicy, sweet ingredients. I pulled together this quick make-ahead hors d'oeuvre after an inspiring trip to the farmer's market. Local peaches combined with ripe tomatoes and fresh corn kernels simply marinated in good balsamic, herbs and spices, this dish comes together beautifully with little effort and [...]

Spring Festive Salad

Spring Festive Salad

Just in time for Easter dinner this afternoon, I pulled together this salad to bring to my in-law's. Quick and easy, with  only a few fresh ingredients you can do this too. Colorful and festive, this is the perfect side salad to accompany any meal this season.  Spring Festive Salad {Yield: 6} 1 bag of [...]

Tomato & Broccolini Whole Grain Spaghetti

Tomato & Broccolini Whole Grain Spaghetti

Farm fresh and quick to pull together, this meal is perfect for a weeknight. Local tomatoes are so bright and flavorful right now, the simplest preparation is all you need. I prefer whole grain brown rice pasta over the norm because it's easier to digest, as it's free of wheat, dairy, and gluten. I recommend [...]

Summer Veggie Farro Salad

Summer Veggie Farro Salad

This is a great summer stir-fry that is quick to throw together. You can really use any vegetables or grain that you have on hand. I liked using farro in this dish. Farro is an ancient grain, like quinoa, and is a great source of protein, fiber and iron. It's hearty and filling, without weighing [...]

Quinoa Ratatouille

Quinoa Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a vegetable dish that comes from the south of France and can be served as a side dish or as a main over rice, pasta, or other grain. Tomatoes are the key ingredient, but also includes other nightshades like eggplant, bell peppers as well as onions and lots of fresh herbs (traditionally Herbs de [...]

Black Beans & Brown Rice

Black Beans & Brown Rice

An updated version of black beans and rice...my fresh, feel-good and grounding take is perfect for your weeknight dinner. My secret ingredient is the cinnamon stick, as it brings out a wonderful flavor in the beans! Serve this satisfying dish as a main with a salad, or as a side like my husband loves it, with [...]

Tomato, Corn + Okra Soup

Tomato, Corn + Okra Soup

This week's I.O.W (ingredient of the week): okra! As much as I love okra, I've surprisingly never really cooked with it before? I'm never inspired by the okra I find at the grocery stores, but at the farmer's market they were bright green, crisp, and unblemished. Plus, now that I'm in Texas I figured it [...]

Summer Lovin’. Summer Grillin’.

Summer Lovin’. Summer Grillin’.

Grilled flat breads are an easy way to utilize yummy ingredients from the farmers markets in a simple and healthy way. This summer I have made these quite frequently. It's a great throw-together appetizer when you have company and it makes for a lovely entree served with a salad. Here are two recipes made with [...]

Yum. Five Minute Tomato Sauce.

Yum. Five Minute Tomato Sauce.

I know that I have already written about the best turkey meatballs. Ever. I just thought I'd share this with you... Served tonight with whole wheat thin spaghetti and topped with homemade tomato sauce. Satisfyingly healthy, flavorful and delish. Five Minute Tomato Sauce 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper [...]

Steak and Potatoes.

Steak and Potatoes.

Ahhh...the ultimate question at the end of a fab weekend. It was a gorgeous day and I cant help but want to take advantage of the good weather and our New York terrace and grill out. First thing that comes to James' mind is steak. Again. But, hey, I'm ok with it (as long as [...]