Seasonal, Savory, Sheet Pan Roasted Chicken with Tahini, Apples and Onions

Hi, Friends! Thank you so much for all the amazing, positive feedback you have sent my way regarding the recipes I have been sharing lately. Cooking comfort food with local, seasonal ingredients has been a huge hit in this space recently so I’m back today to give you more of what you love! I have  … Read more

Janine’s Fabulous Fall Apple Cake

Happy Fall, Friends. As much as I love the beach, I have to say that the Fall holds a special place in my heart. Maybe it’s the crisp air and the beautiful changing leaves. Or maybe it’s the cozy feeling I get sitting next to a warm fire. I think it’s all of that coupled  … Read more

Janine’s Zesty Lemony Artichoke Soup

Friends, I’m back! I took a much needed hiatus from it ALL this Summer. I soaked up the beach (and my family), I exercised in nature and caught up with friends (socially distant of course) and I cooked. I cooked so much, my friends. I made trips daily to the farmers market and cooked in  … Read more

Janine’s Virtually Guiltless Vegan Burgers

This 4th of July is bound to look and feel much different than in any years past but I made a promise to myself (and to my family) that it will TASTE very familiar! Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite recipes for serving at a BBQ. It’s my twist on a recipe that my  … Read more

Janine’s Balsamic Roasted Peppers with Basil and Tomatoes

Hi Friends! I’m back today with another seasonal Summer recipe. This is one of my absolute favorite recipes and I hope it becomes one of yours too! It’s beyond easy to prepare, is full of flavor, and looks gorgeous on a plate! My Balsamic Roasted Peppers with Basil and Tomatoes is light and fresh and  … Read more

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