Apple Crumble

With a mom who bakes as well as mine does, it's hard not to pick up a few skills from her. From her shortbread cookies to chocolate cake, nothing of mine or anyone else's for that matter ever compares! I do have one competitive bakers edge over my mom and it is this apple crumble … Continue reading Apple Crumble

Matcha: A Green Drink Like No Other

Did you know that one cup of matcha green tea has the same amount of nutritional content as 10 cups of regularly brewed green tea? I am definitely more of a tea drinker than a coffee one! While I usually opt for the traditionally steeped early grey, green, or black tea, lately I have found myself … Continue reading Matcha: A Green Drink Like No Other

Pitcher Over Pot: Homemade Iced Tea

Tea is one of my favorite drinks! Having been on vacation in Florida recently, I had to substitute my usual hot pot of tea (because it's -18 at home) for a pitcher of iced tea. It's as satisfying - yet more refreshing - than water. Reminiscing about the sunshine while I am surrounded by snow, I thought I'd share the delicious … Continue reading Pitcher Over Pot: Homemade Iced Tea

Healthy Over Clean

Sure we rinse our apples before slicing them, or wash our lettuce before making a salad, but when did referring to our eating habits as ‘clean’ become such a fad? Clean eating is a trend that has been picked up by celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Alba. It involves a strict diet where processed … Continue reading Healthy Over Clean