Janine’s Maple Apple Loaf: A Fall Favorite

Hi, my friends. It’s been so long since I have had the chance to sit down and share with you in this space–one of my favorite things to do.  The Summer was busy! Busy in the best way possible but busy! And then came Fall. There’s something about Fall that feels like a clean slate.  … Read more

Janine’s Lemon Olive Oil Cake

Just the other day, the sun was shining, Spring was in full force in NYC and like every other day of the year, my family and I had a craving for something sweet. We wanted something light and fresh to match the weather so I headed straight for our kitchen and went to work. I  … 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 Bakewell Bars

Today I’m sharing what I think could be the most delicious part of your Easter or Passover meal. Yes, those holidays are right around the corner and yes I’m already planning what we are eating!! My homemade Bakewell Bars are dreamy. They are almondy, jammy, buttery crust baked goodness and unlike anything I bet your  … 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

Chili: Comfort Food at it’s Finest

Brr! If you are reading this from anywhere close to where my home kitchen is today, you’re experiencing a cold front too. It is COLD in NY! If not, I hope you’ll file this recipe away for when you need comfort food for dinner and an instant warm up in a bowl! Whenever the temperature  … Read more

Janine’s Gravlax

Hi, Friends! When I sat down at my kitchen counter to think about what I wanted to share with you all this week I tried to think about what I’ve been making on repeat in our kitchen. Today’s recipe is a little out of left field but not. It’s something you may have not heard  … 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