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Healthy, personalized, and delicious meals for the week and special occasions – a personal chef in your kitchen.

I cook because cooking is very personal and individualized; where you can share your journey and discover others. The act of creating something extraordinary out of nothing with a few simple ingredients.

Partially freeze meat before cutting

Tip of the Week Why would you freeze meat?  This is a trick to make it easier to cut and slice.  Especially helping to cut meats into thin slices, strips, cubed, etc.  Place the meat in the freezer for 15-20 minutes which gives it enough time to firm up.  Otherwise if you don’t, the meat … Read More

5 Ingredients I Can’t Live Without

With there being so many ingredients out there, I love these 5 especially.  Keep a variety of each one on hand to create magical meals!  There is such fun in utilizing ingredients in many different ways and cooking methods.  I’ve excluded the simple pantry staples such as spices, flour, sugar, oils – the ones you … Read More

Use a garbage bowl while cooking

Tip of the Week Keep a small garbage bowl near you when cooking.  Simply choose a kitchen bowl to throw scraps, peels, and trimmings away.  You could also line the bowl with a plastic bag for easy clean up.  This will save needless trips and time going to and from the garbage can.  While chopping … Read More

Eat a small snack before going out

Before heading out to an outing, errands, a party, or even dinner, eat a small snack before.  This will help prevent overeating and “eyes bigger than your stomach.”  If you are fully hungry before going out, this can lead to snacking more than usual, eating large portions, fast food, etc.   Healthy small snack ideas: Cheese … Read More

Morning Pastries Don’t Have to be Unhealthy

Happy Saturday!  I love having morning pastries, especially on the weekends.  I don’t go out very often and buy them, but I do bake my own on a monthly basis.  They are so homey, warm, and delicious to pair with breakfast.  The trick is to have a small portion and not make it your WHOLE … Read More

Let’s Cook and Meal Prep

Let’s Cook + Meal Prep Custom healthy meal prep, keeping nutrition at the forefront! Offering Weekly Meals & for Special Occasions Perfect for busy, working families and those with specific dietary needs Let’s turn family friendly and comfort meals into healthier versions! *Custom menus for you (changes weekly) *Meals can be refrigerated or frozen *Grocery … Read More

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