Janine’s Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Just the other day, the sun was shining, Spring was in full force in NYC and like every other day of the year, my family and I had a craving for something sweet. We wanted something light and fresh to match the weather so I headed straight for our kitchen and went to work. I  … Read more


Janine’s Vegan Low Carb Eggplant Meatballs

Hi, friends! The recipe that I’m sharing today, one of my favorites I might add, may surprise you. It’s full of fat, horrible for your heart, extremely high in salt and contains no fiber whatsoever…. APRIL FOOL’S!!!! Did I get any of you? Probably not, you all know me so well by now that if  … Read more


Janine’s Bakewell Bars

Today I’m sharing what I think could be the most delicious part of your Easter or Passover meal. Yes, those holidays are right around the corner and yes I’m already planning what we are eating!! My homemade Bakewell Bars are dreamy. They are almondy, jammy, buttery crust baked goodness and unlike anything I bet your  … Read more


Janine’s Noodle-Less Lasagna

So many of you have reached out to me recently asking for healthy, quick and easy dinner recipes. Lots of you are eating “clean” in the new year, so many of you are cutting back on your carbs and lots of you have your fingers crossed for sunshine and beach days in the not-so-distant future.  … Read more


Janine’s Healthy Biscotti: Mum’s Version 2.0

Quarantining and lots of time at home over the past year has meant for me lots of time spent in the kitchen. Cooking, concocting new recipes, tweaking old recipes to make them healthier, trying new things in hopes of sharing them with all of you and baking. I’ve done lots of baking with my husband  … Read more


Chili: Comfort Food at it’s Finest

Brr! If you are reading this from anywhere close to where my home kitchen is today, you’re experiencing a cold front too. It is COLD in NY! If not, I hope you’ll file this recipe away for when you need comfort food for dinner and an instant warm up in a bowl! Whenever the temperature  … Read more


Janine’s Gravlax

Hi, Friends! When I sat down at my kitchen counter to think about what I wanted to share with you all this week I tried to think about what I’ve been making on repeat in our kitchen. Today’s recipe is a little out of left field but not. It’s something you may have not heard  … Read more


Skinny Empanadas: Janine’s Childhood Fave

There’s something about this time of year that makes me reminisce. I think about holidays spent with family as a kid, comfort food that filled the table of my Grandmother’s home and I yearn to smell those smells, taste those tastes, and be with the ones that I hold dear. This year is no different  … Read more


Pumpkin Streusel Loaf: A Thanksgiving Favorite

Hi, friends! I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For lots of us, this year, will most likely look very different than in years past but I hope that the smell of delicious, familiar food fills your home with comfort and love just like in years past. Today I’m sharing the recipe  … Read more