Zero Waste Kitchen – Beginner’s Guide

A complete beginner's guide to zero waste in the kitchen. The basics, why zero waste is important, learning resources, how to get started and a guide to compost.

How to Juice without a Juicer

If you don’t have one of these big money juicers... ...and you’d really like fresh juiced fruits & veggies, it is POSSIBLE! To do this, you’ll need: Standard blender, NutriBullet or similar blending vesselFruit(s) and/or vegetable(s) of choiceSquare of cheeseclothNice glass bowlHandy funnelA jar or container in which to store your juice. I’d venture 75%…

Top 8 Essential Baking Utensils

Baking is an exact science... most of the time. While I do much improvisation in the kitchen (it is difficult to follow a recipe without adding my own spin), baking is a delicate balance, and requires precision. And so I present to you, my eight top baking utensils. These tools are a must-have to make…

Meal Prep: How to Create a Menu

There are seemingly infinite meal prep resources available today. From meal kit services like Blue Apron and Hello Fresh, to specialty services like Sun Basket, and meal prep delivery like Catered Fit, the options seem endless. Additionally, a multitude of social media gurus offer services that provide you with a fully outlined menu to follow,…

Chocolate Cake with Strawberry-Mascarpone Filling

Some moments in life deserve a special celebration. And every celebration deserves cake! I made this decadent chocolate cake, adorned in pastel floral accents for Nana's birthday. Nana loves chocolate, and this cake was the perfect combination of rich chocolate and light, fluffy cake. Pastel gel food coloring gives the piped rosettes their bright yet…