Home Cooking, for the sake of your health!

Women cookingAn undercover fashionista. A true lover of fashion, beauty, photography and as of recent cooking for my family. A hopeless shopaholic. Obsessed with traveling the world, expanding my ever growing closet and eating out. I discovered my passion for cooking around the time my (at the time infant) son started showing interest in food. I was determined to provide him with the healthiest and tastiest homemade food possible.

I spent many years convinced that low-fat and sugar-free was the passage to health and well being. I have evolved by educating myself about proper nutrition and how ingredients nourish the body. Knowledge has given me power and motivation to get cooking! Cooking used to greatly intimidate me, and at times it still does. Some of the recipes featured are in no way original and proper credit will be given (as applicable).

I love to cook utilizing various methods and draw my inspiration from a variety of cuisines. My cooking includes various raw, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free as well as traditional recipes. I love to use all natural and seasonal ingredients and cook in the most health-conscious way possible. As a working mom of an active toddler I strive for the most time efficient recipes.

 

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Most ingredients in cooking are derived from living organisms. Vegetables, fruits, grains and nuts as well as herbs and spices come from plants, while meat, eggs, and dairy products come from animals. Mushrooms and the yeast used in baking are kinds of fungi. Cooks also use water and minerals such as salt. Cooks can also use wine or spirits.
Naturally occurring ingredients contain various amounts of molecules called proteins, carbohydrates and fats. They also contain water and minerals. Cooking involves a manipulation of the chemical properties of these molecules.

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27 May 2019

  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (May 27-June 2)
    A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and WW SmartPoints®. If you’re new to my meal plans, I’ve been sharing these free, 7-day flexible healthy meal plans (you can see my previous meal plans here) that are meant as a guide, with plenty […]
  • Red, White and Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes
    Mini cheesecake cupcakes made with Greek yogurt and cream cheese with a vanilla wafer crust topped with strawberries and blueberries to create a red, white and blue dessert using Mother Nature as my source for food coloring. Cheesecake Cupcakes These are the perfect Memorial Day weekend treat, they taste too good to be under 100 […]
  • Honey Sriracha Chicken and Broccoli Meal Prep Bowls
    This easy meal-prep honey-sriracha chicken dish, which can also be served as a main dish, is made on a sheet pan and comes together quick! It’s been a while since I posted a new meal prep recipe, I made this just before my trip to Italy and loved how it turned out. It is simple, […]
  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (May 20-May 26)
    A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and WW SmartPoints®. Hi all! I am away in Italy this week, can’t wait to share my trip with you when I return but I didn’t forget you! On this plan there are options […]
  • California Grilled Chicken Avocado and Mango Salad
    Grilled Chicken pairs beautifully with avocados and mangoes in this delicious salad, perfect for those warmer nights you don’t want to heat up the kitchen. Tropical fruits like mangoes and avocados are my favorite fruits. Paired together in this salad with grilled chicken, it couldn’t be more delicious! More recipes I love with mango are […]