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

Pumpkin Spice Streusel Muffins

“Pumpkin spice and everything nice…” isn’t that the saying I see printed on everything under the sun this time of year?  Pumpkin flavored everything is a sure sign that Fall has arrived, am I right? There’s pumpkin spice coffee, pumpkin spice cream cheese, pumpkin spice bagels and yogurt and even Oreo’s! Well I can’t say  … 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 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

Pumpkin Streusel Loaf: A Thanksgiving Favorite

Hi, friends! I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For lots of us, this year, will most likely look very different than in years past but I hope that the smell of delicious, familiar food fills your home with comfort and love just like in years past. Today I’m sharing the recipe  … 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

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