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


Chocolate Bark: Festive and Fabulous

Now that Halloween is over, all I can think about is the holidays; all the fun, all the family time, all the delicious food!  Every year around this time, I try to come up with a festive homemade treat that I can serve to my family and friends over the holidays but also gift to  … Read more


Janine’s Seasonal Sensational Zucchini Bread

Memorial Day weekend is here which is usually the kick off to a fun-filled Summer. Due to the current state of our country, things will look a little different this year. So, I’ve decided to focus on the food! As usual right?? There are so many fresh fruits and vegetables that become more readily available  … Read more


Frequently Asked Questions: Part 1

Happy Monday, friends and followers! Today, I’m back with a two part series that I think (hope!) that you will really enjoy. I reached out to some of my clients and friends and also spent some time thinking and today I’m here to share the questions that I get most as a nutritionist. What are  … Read more


My Tips for Healthy Air Travel

Friends, I’m writing this blog post well in advance of you reading it but I started packing for a trip today and I thought of some things I didn’t want to forget to share with you. I’m getting ready to leave the country for a trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina for my cousins wedding and  … Read more


Favorite Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours

On the blog a few weeks ago, I shared some examples of what I eat on a daily basis, a typical meal plan in the Whiteson household, if you will. I was overwhelmed by the feedback. In the following days, some of you sent me pictures of your grocery store hauls, so many of you  … Read more


Real Talk: The School Lunchbox Rut

How is that it’s only November and I’ve already found myself in a rut….the dreaded what to pack in the school lunchbox rut?? I mean really… two and a half months into school and I’ve lost all creative juices and ambition to pack a nutritious lunch for my kids? Here’s what I know. First, I’m  … Read more


I’m Janine Whiteson, NYC-Based Nutritionist, MS

Welcome! Well, I finally flipped the switch! For years I’ve been wanting to put myself out there. I’ve wanted to create a space where I could share what I’ve learned about nutrition and diet…about living a healthful life, about trying to balance it all. I’ve learned so much through my journey to becoming who I  … Read more