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Sometimes the most daunting part of cooking is the prep. The cooking part of the recipe looks straightforward, but the prep, my God, the prep! Chop onion to a small dice Finely dice garlic Mince fresh herbs Wait…dice other veggies, like carrots and peppers? How do you get them all the same size? What…(Read More)

If you go to the trouble of washing your vegetables (check out my Best Way to Wash Veggies Video) to get yourself ready for the week or a big meal, you definitely want to know how to store them so they don’t wilt or, even worse, rot in the fridge before you get to…(Read More)

Do you wanna eat dirt and bugs or veggies? No judgment if you prefer the dirt and bugs. Cool with me. I think most of us prefer the veggies. ūüôā When I see the aphids on my broccoli I don’t totally freak anymore. I figure, added protein if one sneaks by me. Can’t get…(Read More)

How do You Segment an Orange?¬†Like all knife skills, practice, practice, practice. I never ate oranges as a kid. I hated the white stuff. It tasted bitter. It got stuck in my teeth. It overpowered the sweetness of the orange and ruined the overall eating experience because of the chewy texture. I knew this…(Read More)

What’s cashew cream? It’s an awesome vegan, dairy-free replacement for heavy cream in numerous recipes. From pastry creams, ice cream, soups to purees, cashew cream creates the lucious, creamy texture heavy cream gives. Except it’s dairy-free. It’s made with good fats. It’s guilt-free. And it’s super…(Read More)

Need Tips for Rolling Pasta? Get it right the first time! Need more help with homemade pasta? Check out my other videos: How to Mix Pasta Dough and¬†Rolling Pasta! Need a healthy homemade pasta recipe? Be sure to try my¬†Healthy Homemade Pasta with Spinach Almond Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes…(Read More)

Learn How to Mix Pasta Dough: Plain and Simple! Need more help with homemade pasta? Check out my other videos: Rolling Pasta and Tips for Rolling Out Pasta! Need a healthy homemade pasta recipe? Be sure to try my Healthy Homemade Pasta with Spinach Almond Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes…(Read More)

How do You Know You Have Good Yeast? It’s not so hard once you know what to look for. Check out this super short video for a great example. Be sure your dough will rise before you mix it! http://youtu.be/oLJ6yuSKNeI For some easy, healthier recipes that use yeast, try my Italian…(Read More)

Clutch Kitchen Tools: Food Processor

What Makes a Food Processor a Clutch Healthy Kitchen Tool? Watch the short video and find out why no healthy kitchen is complete without one. http://youtu.be/llYP6LXXrRI?hd=1 Check out recipes I make with my trusty food processor: ¬†5-Minute Dairy-free Chocolate Mousse and Yummy Pesto. Remember, food processors come with…(Read More)