Healthy Breakfast: Egg and Avocado Bowl

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – morning time is pure chaos over at our place. I’m lucky if I grab a protein bar on the way out the door for our 8am school drop off. Recently I’ve been doing the school run on an empty stomach and then coming home to… read more

Healing Foods: Ginger Tea

Last year I fell hard for the Ginger Tea made at both Méli-Mélo and Aux Delices here in Greenwich. The day after New Year’s my baby boy and I got hit with a nasty head cold. Food tasted bland but I found myself craving that tea. I had a sense it would be the magic… read more

Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers for Her

I’m feeling a little behind over here on the Christmas front. With just 8 days to go until the big day I am busy scouring the internet for something special for each person on my list. We are hug fans of stockings in our home and that’s often where I receive my favorite gifts. The… read more

Inspiration In Between

It’s that moment. Right between Thanksgiving and Christmas we find ourselves in between. It’s not quite parka weather but there’s a chill in the air and a leaning towards cozying up by the fire. I’ve been layering up for cold mornings and warmer afternoons. Craving pie, warm drinks, and red wine. Here’s some inspiration for… read more

Holiday Cooking: Spiced Nuts

This recipe is an adaptation of one created by the fabulous Ina Garten. I’ve added thyme and chose to use a variety of nuts instead of just cashews. It’s perfect for serving at holiday cocktail parties, and also makes a great gift for teachers or friends. Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted cashew nuts 1 cup unsalted walnuts 1… read more

Food: Healthy Chicken Soup

My five year old rarely makes food requests other than grilled cheese, so when she asked for chicken soup I nearly ran out the door to buy the ingredients. This recipe is very healthy and relatively easy. The best part is that you can really throw in any leftover pasta and a whole variety of… read more

Food: Green Goddess Dip

  Oh Green Goddess Dip! You are so good… So so good. This dip is great with veggies, perfect for chips, and would even make for a great sauce on top of chicken straight off the grill. It’s super easy to make and that means it is ideal when you are invited to a friend’s… read more

Small Business: Villa Nuova

There is nothing I like more than a family run small business and when given the chance I will always choose to shop in a one-of-a-kind shop over a big mega-store. (My husband jokes that I without a doubt would be happier living in Europe where people tend to go to 4-5 different specialty shops to… read more

Healthy Mushroom Soup

  A few weeks back I was at my mom’s house and she heated me up a bowl of mushroom soup. It was so good I had her send me the recipe right away. It’s an adaptation of the Balthazar Cream of Mushroom Soup. This recipe has fewer ingredients and is more healthy without the… read more

Bake: Super Easy 3 Ingredient Brownies

Ever needed to bring a dessert to a party and forget to plan ahead? Well this recipe just requires that you have flour and Nutella in the pantry and 2 eggs in the fridge. Sound too simple to be true? It really is. I promise. This is literally the easiest banking recipe I’ve ever come across…. read more