Everyday Meals

The Brilliant Use for Canned Beans You Haven't Tried Yet

If you’re at all like me, I’m guessing that, in preparation for an unknown amount of time “at home,” you bought an inordinate amount of beans. Black, red, kidney, garbanzo, various types of white… I bought them all. I’m not complaining, though. I’m thrilled to have a wealth of beans sitting in rows in my […]

Everyday Meals

How to Use Up All That Matzo You Bought for Passover

Maybe you planned to fully commit to Passover dining rules this year and loaded in boxes of matzo like a pesadich prepper. Perhaps you bought your matzo in anticipation of a large family Seder that suddenly became a Zoom meetup. Or maybe, like me, you ordered one box of matzo from a grocery delivery service […]

Everyday Meals

How to Use Jicama Outside of a Crudité Platter

Jicama has become available in most grocery stores, much to the delight of those of us who love its crispy, crunchy, juicy texture and slightly sweet flavor. It is the darling of vegetable trays and crudité platters everywhere. But jicama is so much more versatile than just a guacamole or dip delivery service. It can […]

Everyday Meals

13 Clever Ways to Use Your Air Fryer

The trendy air fryer is high atop Christmas lists for many home cooks, and it’s no wonder more than 4 million were sold in only a year—a tenfold increase in the past two years—according to market research firm NPD Group. This incredible appliance gained notoriety for its ability to make amazingly crispy French fries without […]

Everyday Meals

Use Up Your Leftover Greens With a Green Frittata

Summer is peak time for all manner of leafy greens and herbs. So much so that you can go a little hog wild at the market and end up with a lot of partially-used or unused bunches of kale, spinach, cilantro, and parsley wilting away in your refrigerator. When greens are creeping close to the […]

Health & Diet

How to Use Running for Weight Loss

“My body just can’t lose weight.” That’s the first thing I heard when I picked up the phone. Sounding frustrated and hopeless on the other end of the line, my client Sarah continued. “If you knew how hard I’ve been working, you’d understand. You’d know I wasn’t making excuses.” Sarah first contacted me after a […]