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Triple Nut Butter Cups

Triple Nut Butter Cups

Chocolate and peanut butter is my favorite dessert combinations. I’ll take a Reese’s over other candy bars any day. The only way to improve a traditional peanut butter cup is to add not one but two additional nut butters to the chocolate cup! I used […]

CSA Week 6

CSA Week 6

I can’t believe this is my 6th and final week of my CSA! In addition to sharing what I made with this haul, I wanted to share some of the thoughts on my overall experience. Pros:  Supporting a local farm: If you’re not familiar with the concept […]

Fall Kale Salad

Fall Kale Salad

Since we’re creeping into Fall here in New York, a lot of my CSA items are indicative of the season. I made this kale salad with ingredients that were all from my CSA box! Ingredients: 1 sweet potato, peeled and chopped  5 cups of kale, […]

CSA Week 5

CSA Week 5

It’s already my fifth CSA pickup and its safe to say its officially fall in New York! Since I only get my CSA pickup every other week, it feels like summer is really flying. Here’s what was included in my haul this week: 1 bag […]

CSA Week 4

CSA Week 4

CSA week 4 is upon us! I got a lot of amazing produce this week that I was super excited about: Rosemary Salad greens  2 acorn squash  Baby bok Choi  Small Savoy cabbage 9 red potatoes 2 yellow squash  3 zucchini 3 red peppers 8 […]

Mini Potato Toasts with Pesto, Peppers and Tomatoes

Mini Potato Toasts with Pesto, Peppers and Tomatoes

Sweet potato toast has been all the rage on the Internet the last few years. It’s a great way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet while still maintaining the satisfaction of eating a piece of toast with delicious toppings. Plus, since you are slicing […]

CSA Week 3

CSA Week 3

I can’t believe I already picked up and cooked through my third CSA haul – the summer is flying! Despite the intense heat in New York, summer is still my favorite season. I would always choose the heat over the cold. I’m always freezing (and […]

Shortcut Chicken Fajitas

Shortcut Chicken Fajitas

Chicken fajitas are my go-to dish at Mexican restaurants. I love the combination of sizzling chicken and sautéed onions and peppers, all smothered in delicious spices. This healthy choice helps balance out all the chips and guac I eat as an appetizer. As I’ve mentioned […]

CSA Week 2

CSA Week 2

Two weeks after my first CSA pickup, I had used the majority of the produce from my first batch, and it was time to pick up the next one! My CSA has a relatively long pickup window (3:30-7:30pm), which was great as I got caught […]

CSA Week 1

CSA Week 1

I’ve wanted to join a CSA for years, but I had always put it off. If you’re not familiar, CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture, and is a program that allows you to pay a farm a certain amount of money at the beginning of […]