Our Top Picks for Healthier Frozen-Food Dinners

Monday, September 26th, 2016
Our Top Picks for Healthier Frozen-Food Dinners Blog Post

Maybe you don't venture into the frozen food section unless it's 100 degrees outside. But I do! Along with frozen fruit and vegetables, I keep my freezer stocked with a handful of carefully curated convenience foods to turn into an easy dinner. Fish sticks, potstickers, veggie burgers, mozzarella sticks, meatballs and hash browns are among my favorites.

How to Cook Up a Middle Eastern–Inspired Dinner in Just 30 Minutes

Friday, August 26th, 2016
How to Cook Up a Middle Eastern–Inspired Dinner in Just 30 Minutes Blog Post

My dad's Lebanese, so cooking up recipes infused with Middle Eastern flavors is well within my comfort zone. I have multiple containers of tahini in my pantry, my spice jars of allspice, cumin, marjoram, sumac and oregano are always full, and when I visit my family, I leave extra room in my suitcase so to bring home jars of Dad's pickled turnips.

The Only Sesame Noodle Recipe You Need

Thursday, July 14th, 2016
The Only Sesame Noodle Recipe You Need Blog Post

What's my go-to summer potluck dish? Sesame noodles! They're easy to make and hold well, so I can make them in advance. This handy sesame noodle recipe formula has endless flavor combinations, so I can make a batch for pretty much every party I go to without my friends giving each other the side-eye and saying, "Oh no, Carolyn brought sesame noodles again."

9 Vegetables You Can Eat as Dessert

Monday, June 6th, 2016
9 Vegetables You Can Eat as Dessert Blog Post

I'm not typically a sneaky chef. Ever since my daughter was born 4 years ago, my husband and I have vowed to serve her the same food we're eating. We weren't going to be those parents who cooked separate dinners every night. No judgement to those who do, I just don't have time for that.

Next-Level Avocado Toast? Put an Egg On It

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
Next-Level Avocado Toast? Put an Egg On It Blog Post

I heart avocado toast. It's one of my go-to breakfasts during the week. My 4-year-old daughter even digs it. But rather than just putting mashed avocado on toast, it takes practically no time to add a fried egg and some tasty veggies, which keeps me satisfied all morning.

Here's how to take avocado toast to the next level: