Janine’s Seasonal Sensational Zucchini Bread

Memorial Day weekend is here which is usually the kick off to a fun-filled Summer. Due to the current state of our country, things will look a little different this year. So, I’ve decided to focus on the food! As usual right?? There are so many fresh fruits and vegetables that become more readily available  … Read more

Janine’s Zesty Lemon Ricotta Pound Cake

Hi friends, I hope everyone is hanging in there!! I’ve been spending a lot of time in the kitchen over the past few weeks (as I’m sure many of you have too) because for me, it’s a “happy place” where I feel like I can really spoil and take care of my family. Today, I’m  … Read more

Janine’s Very Oaty Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies and An Update

Hello, Friends. I haven’t shared in this space for quite some time now. I’m going to be really honest with you here today. The current state of our nation, our world, our city has been weighing heavily on me. During my absence here, I thought of this space and of all of you often. As  … Read more

“Moreish” Meatless Spinach Artichoke Pie

If you love spinach and artichoke dip but don’t love all the fat, calories and sodium that comes with it, then today, this recipe is for you! I’ve been making my Spinach Artichoke Pie for over 20 years but in an effort to make it even more healthy (without compromising the taste), I’ve recently tweaked  … Read more

Citrus Coconut Aminos Tofu and Stir Fry Vegetables

If you’ve been following me for some time now, you know the long term struggle I have had with high blood pressure and salt. And as my close friends and relatives know, that is a major bummer because my love of chips, Chinese and all other sorts of salty guilty pleasures runs deep! Over the  … Read more

Janine’s Meyer Lemon Chicken Thighs

After numerous days of dreary, cold, cloudy weather here in NYC, I needed something fresh, bright and sunny in my life…and in my kitchen! So, I pulled out one of my favorite recipes ever. My Meyer Lemon Chicken Thighs are easy to make, delicate and light in flavor, absolutely delicious and look beautiful plated! Before  … Read more

Janine’s Juicy Chicken Burgers

Today’s recipe is one that I think you’re going to love. Not just because it’s absolutely healthy and delicious but because I think this may be my most versatile recipe ever! I make my Juicy Chicken burgers all the time! I often serve them to my family as a main course for dinner! My kids  … 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