Fast and Flavorful: Janine’s Orange Cumin Roasted Chicken

Hi Friends! Today I’m sharing a recipe that I make all the time. I seriously think it’s on a weekly rotation in our house because it is so tasty but is so quick and simple to make! My Orange Cumin Roasted Chicken is easy enough to make for a weeknight but looks elegant enough to  … Read more


Janine’s Crazy Delicious Chocolate Gingerbread Muffins

Hi Friends! I made a recipe over the weekend that was just too good not to share! As soon as I cleaned up the kitchen, I sat down to write it out for all of you. My crazy delicious chocolate gingerbread muffins were a hit with my whole family! My son Ellis has been eating  … Read more


Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf and the Recipe for a Decadent Dessert

Today I’m back sharing more of what makes you happy…recipes. This week’s additions from my kitchen are my recipes for “Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf” and my “Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies”. They are both SO good and have something in common. Both are incredibly delicious (obviously). Both are super healthy (without tasting it, if you know  … Read more


Moroccan Chicken and the World’s Best Cabbage

Happy Monday! I’m back today with more of what you love..recipes! Lots of you have told me that my recent blog posts have really helped to get you out of your current “food rut”. When normally you would have turned to unhealthy take out because you’re sick of the same old thing, instead you’re cooking  … Read more


Muffins and Meatballs: This Week’s Most Requested Recipes

Hi, Friends! My direct messages have been blowing up (as the kids would say) regarding recipes I have been creating in my kitchen! I’ve been trying to share as much as I can over on my Insta Stories (@janine.whiteson). You seem to be loving that and are requesting all the things! Today is all about  … Read more


Avocados: Are They Good For You?

The first time I ever laid eyes on an avocado was at sleep away camp when I was just ten years old. I missed afternoon snack one day and my counselor sent me to the cafeteria to see what they could give me. Believe it or not, I was handed an avocado! I peeled it  … Read more