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 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


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 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


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