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

Powerful Pomegranates: They Could Just Be the Healthiest Fruit on the Planet

Pomegranates…they are beautiful, delicious and one of the world’s healthiest fruits.  Ever since I was a little kid, I loved pomegranates. I would sit at our counter with a bib made from a kitchen towel draped over me and couldn’t wait to dig in. My dad would always cut my pomegranate into quarters for me  … Read more

Leeks: Low in Calories and Fat, High in Nutritional Value and Flavor

I adore leeks. I fell in love with them when I was living in London (redundant I know, but true). Leek and potato soup/vichyssoise and leek vinaigrette were my absolute favorites. But, it wasn’t love at first site. I have to say that when I first learned of the health benefits leeks provide and how  … Read more

Pumpkin: Nutritious and Delicious (Plus: My Recipe for Chocolate Pumpkin Bars)

Happy Monday, Friends. If you’ve been following me on Instagram @janine.whiteson, you’ve seen that I’ve been whipping up some super delicious Fall favorites for my family lately. A lot of you have seen the Instagram stories that I have shared from my kitchen and have immediately reached out for recipes. Well, ask and you shall  … 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

Why “Souping” is Better than “Juicing”

I’ve been reading everywhere lately that September is the new January. If you think about it, it makes sense. Most of us, especially those of us with kids at home this Summer, were totally off our regularly scheduled programs. We threw our routines to the wind for more time at the beach or the pool,  … Read more

A Natural Remedy for GI Issues

It’s Monday again! How? These beautiful Summer weekends seem to be flying by for our family. I hope you are all feeling happy and well. Today I’m here to share a situation I’ve had over the past few weeks and hopes of perhaps helping one of you! Recently, I’ve been experiencing some GI (Gastrointestinal) issues.  … Read more

Berry Good for You

One of my favorite things to do in the Summer, wherever I am, is to wake early and hit the local farmers market. This past week my healthy haul consisted mainly of fresh berries; blueberries, strawberries, raspberries….my favorite summer snack! As I looked down into my basket full of all my fresh finds, I was  … Read more

Janine’s Recipe for Asian Sticky Thighs

Happy Monday, friends. You all have been loving when I share my favorite recipes with you, thank you for the feedback. I get it because I think it’s easy to get stuck in a rut, making the same dishes over and over again or copping out and ordering in because you can’t stand to make  … Read more