Flavor Up Your Ice Cubes
It is HOT in NYC the past few days and all I can think about is staying cool. One of my favorite things is to make flavored ice cubes to not only keep my refreshments cool, but to keep them refreshing. Lemons, melons, berries, herbs and cucumbers are among my favorites. But one of my best secrets is to make coffee cubes for when I have friends over and they are looking for iced coffee. Add some milk and you're on your way to iced coffee. It looks fun and as the coffee cubes
Nutrition For Kids
In today's world there are so many options in food. If it's confusing for us adults, imagine how overwhelming for kids. Teaching kids and young adults healthy options and habits sets the stage for a healthy lifestyle later on. We all indulge and love something sweet or something fried. It's not about eliminating foods, but learning the give-and-take of making healthy choices. This is a learned behavior and doesn't happen overnight. But learning how to keep healthy snack
Even as a Chef, I enjoy eating out and trying new things or my favorites made differently at different venues. But what I find most important, that most Chefs will want to slaughter me for, is eating YOUR way. Yes Chefs put loads of effort into making menus and pairing particular foods, but you're the one eating it and paying for it. Who said you can't look at the menu in its entirety and find your dish the way you want it? Yes it can be taboo and frustrate the others you're
What To Do With Leftovers...
This is one of my favorite things. We all get stuck with extra tomatoes or spinach or chicken. The easiest thing to do is pull out all your leftovers and place them on your counter. Look them over and begin picking what you're most in the mood for. Throw a little EVOO in a pan, turn the heat up and make a delicious stir-fry. Don't be shy combining a few flavors. You've now utilized food you maybhave forgotten about and thrown out because it went bad. Food waste is such a s
Meal prepping is the key to tasty and successful food goals. Being able to grab something that was previously thought out can keep you on track with your nutrition. It takes time and thought to do, but is extremely worth it in the end. Prepped meals allow you to focus on the other one thousand things most of us have going on. #FoodForThought #mealprep #prepahead #mealplanning