Chunky Black Bean Soup

January 5, 2015
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This black bean soup might be one of my favorite recipes of all time. When the husband ate it, he said: this might even be better than your vegetarian chili — which is a pretty big compliment! It’s perfect for winter: hearty, filling and a one-pot meal. I modified this CookingLight recipe to be more vegetarian friendly, […]

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My Top 10 Favorite Healthy Recipes of 2014

December 31, 2014
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Happy (almost) new year!! 2014 was an amazing year for me filled with lots of changes: new baby, new jobs (for both me and the husband), new move (to Ann Arbor), new home … and lots of new recipes. I can’t believe how fast the year has gone by – it’s crazy to think that at […]

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Baby Food Recipes: Indian Lentil Stew

December 30, 2014
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Lentils, rice and veggies in a “stew” are one of the easiest meals to make for your little one. In India, it’s called “khichdi” – but it’s basically the same as an “Indian Lentil Stew.” I like mixing in some spices to give it additional flavor, and throwing in a variety of veggies to make it a […]

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Baby Blueberry “Smoothie” Recipe

December 30, 2014
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I love making fruit smoothies for Layla. It’s a great way to get a bunch of fruits into her diet at once, and they are super easy to make at home (and in bulk). You can do a bunch of things with them: mix them into oatmeal for breakfast, turn them into mini popsicles for […]

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Healthy Holiday Survival Guide from The Picky Eater

December 9, 2014
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The holidays are right around the corner! So begins the world of warm and cozy parties with family and friends, delicious baked goodies, home cooked meals, and tons of indulgence. With all of that going on, it can be hard to stick to a healthy diet and not go totally overboard for the entire month […]

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My Top 5 Foods for Healthy Skin & Hair

December 8, 2014
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Making your hair and skin healthier can start as soon as your next meal. While there are lots of products we can buy to make our skin and hair look better from the outside; the best way to get smooth skin and shiny hair is to improve the foods you’re putting into your body! Just […]

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