Chicken with Artichokes and Spinach

Chicken with Artichokes and Spinach

I would say that we have been busy lately, but we are always busy so I guess that’s just life.  Each day is packed with different things that keep us on our toes and running all around.   For as busy as we are, one thing I usually keep straight is my menu.  I...
Caramelized Onion, Fig + Goat Cheese Phyllo Cups

Caramelized Onion, Fig + Goat Cheese Phyllo Cups

We made it to Friday!  Not too hard when it’s a three day week!  I will take it.   Our week got filled up fast with classes, trainings, cooking and getting sick.  I came down with this nasty cold yesterday that knocked me out for 11 hours of sleep last night....
Aladdin’s Mujadara Plate Recipe (Healthy Version)

Aladdin’s Mujadara Plate Recipe (Healthy Version)

  For dinner tonight, after teaching spinning, taking Anna to music class, attending a wake, personal training, and making dinner for neighbors, I was craving Aladdin’s Mujadara Plate.   The description: A bed of steamed lentils and rice topped with Lebanese...
Hungry Girl Tested Recipes

Hungry Girl Tested Recipes

Emily and I tested a few recipes from Hungry Girl’s 200 Under 200 Cookbook. While I feel that many of the recipes have too many processed foods and ingredients, there are many that seem great! Recipe # 1: Faux Fried Mozz Sticks Emily went through the cookbook...
Chait's Famous Israeli Salad

Chait's Famous Israeli Salad

Chait introduced me to this amazing salad this weekend. I am obsessed! So Simple, So Delicious 1 cucumber 3 or 4 peppers red and yellow 1 red onion 5 large tomatoes 1 tbsp. olive oil juice of 1 or 2 lemons tons of salt and pepper – as Chait says, “more...