Browsing Category R-recipes

(healthier) Holiday Hot Cocoa 🍫


Saturday, December 14, 2019

This is a not so basic hot chocolate recipe that's great for these cold nights and chilly mornings this holiday season. I was inspired by one of my most favorite holiday movies - National Lampoons ...

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The Lokal Post: The EASY Spice


Thursday, August 8, 2019

I love bold spice, and I love my friends and I'm extra particular about both. Happily, this post contains the best of each world. Lokal Artisan Foods is a brand created by a high school ...

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Berta-baked Green Tomatoes


Tuesday, June 25, 2019

I started growing tomatoes! So far, I'm not even close to harvest but perhaps in a few weeks, I'll have a small batch of tasty tart tomatoes to salt and snack on. Until then I ...

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Strawberry Spring-Summer Salad 🍓


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Spring is here and strawberries are back in season! You can easily find deals like 2 pints for $5. I use them for everything, even though they tend to have a short shelf life, but ...

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Roberta Roasts: Easy EGGPLANT 🍆


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Eggplants aren't just emojis! Nor or they just veggies you bread and cover with sauce. Recently I saw some big gorgeous eggplants on SALE in the grocery store and I quickly bought 2, without having the ...

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Quinoa-Chickpea warm or fall salad🍃🍅🌿


Tuesday, September 4, 2018

It's not often I come across a recipe that's delicious warm or cold, but this salad creates and breaks the mold. It's HOT, and salads and smoothies are in season. This Quinoa-Chickpea creation is delightful warm ...

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Blueberry-Berta Smoothie Bowl


Thursday, August 9, 2018

We're in the middle of a heatwave here in NYC, and I've been doing double workouts for a few weeks now. When I get home from work I want something easy and filling - but ALSO ...

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Magic Potions 🍋🍵🌶️


Tuesday, July 3, 2018

To keep hydrated, I'm all about infusing anything that has a root, but there are a few other fail-safes I use for detox, metabolism boosting and debloating. Here are a few quick "potions" you can practice daily for hydrating ...

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Lemon-Blackberry-Basil Infused Cubes🍋💦🌿


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Infused ice cubes! A really simple and INTERESTING way to stay hydrated this summer. I bought a bunch of ice cube molds for entertaining purposes and thought why not try this quick and easy idea with ...

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Simple, Summer-Strawberry Infused Water🍓🌿🍋


Friday, May 25, 2018

The unofficial start of the summer is here. It's Memorial Day weekend, so bring on the white dresses, seersucker suits, and summer Fridays! My infused concoctions are a year-round love of hydration for me, but, in the ...

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ohhh hello ALOE! 🍃


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Can we talk about how amazing ALOE VERA is for a moment? Growing up, my grandma had long green prickly stalks growing near her lamps (that are now my lamps), sometimes in just water filled ...

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Date cookies = Tabbalicious 🍪


Monday, April 30, 2018

I'm obsessed with dates - see the previous post! I'm finding all sorts of interesting ways to use dates as a sugar substitute. I came across this recipe and tweaked it slightly to make it Tabbalicious. These tasty ...

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Simple Snacking: I got a DATE!


Monday, April 30, 2018

It's been a dateless year thus far so, I try my best to get creative! Paired with #selfdates I have foods by the same name to use as a supplement. Every few months I get an ...

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Roberta-Roasted Okra


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Growing up the mention of okra was always followed by a prompt "EWWWWW!" from my sisters and I. My mom and grandma made something called okra pie (sounds even grosser) essentially, it was layered okra, ...

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Simple Snacking: Cantaloupe


Thursday, April 5, 2018

1 cup of cantaloupe has about 60 energy calories and only 3 from fat. Not only is it like eating a big bowl of nothing in the fat department it's soft, sweet and satisfying. Though honeydew ...

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