Janine’s Summer Caponata

There are a few things that just scream Summer is coming without a glance at the calendar for my family. Central Park is in full bloom, NYC is preparing for its first heat wave and my cooking becomes a bit fresher, lighter, and easier to prepare and take to the beach! A recipe that kicks  … Read more

My Lecture (VIDEO) on Superfoods at NYU Langone

I recently read an article on Superfoods, ya know those foods that have an exceptional nutrient density that keep you going all day long…and I got to thinking….I never shared the lecture I did regarding this awesome subject with you. I “virtually” gave a lecture at NYU Langone on this very topic a few months  … 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 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

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

Janine’s Crispy, Caramelized, Zucchini and Red Onion Roast: “Free” Food for All!

Hi, Friends. I hope everyone had a beautiful Thanksgiving. Ours was nice. It was small and quiet and filled with zoom calls from near and far but we made the most of it and boy did we eat! We ate and ate and ate some more and now my friends, it’s time to get back  … Read more

Crunchy Seeded Crackers: Janine’s Favorite

Thank you all SO much for tuning into Dr. Radio last week. I think we have some new friends around here (thanks to that show), so I wanted to formally take a minute to say hello and to welcome you to the club. I’m so glad you’re here. This is a space where I love  … Read more

Janine’s Apple Berry Crisp: Tried and True

Hi, friends! I’m back today with a recipe that I’ve been wanting to share for a long time. It’s seasonal, very “fall,” healthy, full of flavor and it’s an oldie but a goodie. If you’ve been following me for a while here, you may remember that years ago I wrote a book called, “Get a  … Read more

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