Browsing Category R-recipes

Simple Strawberry Parfait Meal Prep 🍓🍓🍓


Thursday, March 19, 2020

Prepackaged yogurts get boring. Though they may be a little more convenient, most contain extra sugar, or unnatural sweeteners. Creating your own healthy parfaits, made from your favorite layers is a great way to control ...

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Misfits Markets 🍊🥒🥕🥬


Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Last year I subscribed to a produce delivery box service. Initially I began researching a service for my parents, in an effort to force them to eat more fresh produce. I realize it's not so ...

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Super Bowl SuperFood Snack ideas 🏈🏈🏈


Friday, January 31, 2020

Hummus & Veggies Chickpeas, please! Hummus is a great appetizer or snack for any time. You can prep a very simple version or add options like chilies, artichokes or spinach. Pairing with bite-size veggies like celery, ...

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CranBertaberry – Brie Crostini


Monday, December 23, 2019

It is known that members of my family still prefer cranberry sauce from the can opposed to my tangy homemade sauce. I can only attribute this to nostalgia. So now there are now always 2 ...

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(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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Roasted Sweet-Salty Pumpkin Seeds


Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Halloween is this week. I've painted a pumpkin and consulted my nieces and nephews on the correct way to carve one creatively. I'm not a pumpkin spice latte or pumpkin pie lover so all that ...

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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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Perfect Picnicking + Blistered Shishitos🌱


Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Summer weather is finally here and it's time for some picnicking! I love a good picnic, paired with fresh foods, chilled prosecco, and warm sun. Forget prepackaged foods that may be a little easier to ...

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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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