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


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


SKINNY SOUPS: SLURP YOURSELF SLIM!

Happy Monday, Friends. Today, I’m going to share one of my all-time favorite tips for staying full, staying trim, staying healthy and detoxing throughout the year—“SOUPING”. That’s right…not fasting, not juicing, not starving! We are going to slurp ourselves skinny! Did you know that on average, the normal person gains between five and eight pounds  … Read more


Smart, Savory Sides for Thanksgiving 2017

Happy Thursday, friends! I’m here today to share some recipes—recipes that I hope that you will want to add to your Thanksgiving menus this year. We’re just a week away, so let’s get cooking! First things first—and I really hope that you’ll still want to be friends with me after I get a little real  … Read more