Grilled Corn n’ Pumpkin Guacamole and Stonyfield Yogurt Giveaway

Well, yet another spin on my classic guac…this time the Thanksgiving spirit got me yearnin’ for some pumpkin’ and a lil’ grilled corn, so why not toss it into your guac this season for a tasty sweet n’ savory dish that can be enjoyed as a dip with roasted root vegetables such as eggplant, sweet … Continued

Green Tea Pumpkin Soup

Green Tea Pumpkin Soup Ingredients 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 large sweet onion, minced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. coriander 2 cups vegetable broth 1 1/2 cups green tea 1 (15oz) can pure canned pumpkin 1/4 tsp. agave nectar 1 ripe avocado, mashed 1 tsp. … Continued

Gluten-Free Olive Oil Grapefruit Cake

I know what your thinking…’Amie, you’re crazy for baking a cake when it was 98 degrees here in Manhattan all week’…But, I just had to … I had a yearnin’ for some bakin’ and when I get the yearnin’ … I make it happen. I took a nice stroll over to the newest Whole Foods … Continued

Fresh Grape n’ Pear Gauacamole

Who would have ever thought of tossing in a few fresh red grapes into a guacamole recipe?  Leave it to me, of course, as I’m always experimenting with new fruits, veggies and herbs for a fun spin on the classic ol’ guac.  Here is a tasty ‘summer’ inspired guacamole recipe that has a hint of … Continued

Watercress Soup with Cilantro n’ Beets

This weekend I created the most delicious summer-time chilling soup.  I tossed together fresh cucumbers and watercress for a cooling feeling, but then decided to add a touch of the Fall by including sweet potatoes and onions…and to polish it off, there’s nothing like the natural sweetness of fresh beets.  This soup is delicious as … Continued

Stonyfield Yogurt Event

I recently was invited by Stonyfield Yogurt to attend an amazing Stonyfield Cooking event at DeGustabus Cooking School here in Manhattan. I joined fellow food bloggies and editors for a delicious food demo and tasting by America’s Green Nutritionist, author and home chef Kate Geagan, MS, RD who showcased fresh new ways to cook with … Continued

If Your Fridge Could Talk…What Would It Say?

Seriously…think about it…would it yell at you and punish you for filling it with packaged, processed junk…would it scold you for bringing home leftover cheesecake from dessert or last nights Chinese take-out? Or, would it hug you and thank you for taking such good care of it and filling it with fresh vegetables and fruits, … Continued

Salmon Stuffed Sweet Peppers

We’ve all seen my tasty stuffed tomatoes, however, after purchasing a few yellow and orange peppers at Whole Foods earlier this week, I opted for a  stuffed pepper recipe that includes my favorite canned salmon from Trader Joe’s.  This is a quick n’ easy recipe that tastes just minutes to prepare and pop into the oven for a … Continued

Gluten-Free Red Velvet Pistachio Coconut Muffins

Last night while walking home from work, I passed not one but two Crumbs Bakery’s, which are famous for their cupcakes…one glance into the adorable bakery is all it took for me to scurry home and bake these tasty gluten-free red velvet muffins…I opted for a pinch of coconut and a handful of pistachios to … Continued

Sweet Potato Almond Soup

Last night, I created a deliciously simple sweet potato and almond soup that warmed me up after my chilly walk home.  Let’s just say that it hit the spot and paired perfectly with a side of grilled vegetables and tofu smothered with organic tomato sauce and sprinkled with nutritional yeast…delicious is an understatement. Dig in, … Continued