Chicken with Brown Rice Casserole

I know casseroles do not seem like the perfect summer dish but I really love this particular recipe, and it is so easy to make that I thought I'd share it with everyone. This...

I’m a Whole Foods shopaholic. I go there with my list of things to buy but I always end up buying more than what I really need. Like the recent weekend trip which was...

I plan my meals around Dessert

That was my entry to the A Life in Bites Contest by SMITH Magazine and Chow. If you've heard of the book Not Quite What I Was Planning then you've heard of the of the...

May 9, 2008

Skinny Drinks

I don't understand all the controversy over the skinny drinks at Starbucks. Some people claim it's offensive to name something "skinny" but what about all those other food labels ("non-fat" or "super size")? Anyhow,...

I'm not (yet) a baker, but my first-ever attempt at making mini banana muffins was a success because they turned out to be fantastically delicious. Rich, moist, super-easy to make Banana Praline Muffins from...

May 5, 2008

Cinco De Mayo

My Cinco de Mayo celebrations usually include margaritas or an ice-cold Corona beer or two, plus some good old fashioned Mexican food. And this may not be culturally accurate, but for me and a...

Chocoholics Wanted
April 28, 2008

Chocoholics Wanted

My friend Dan sent me a link to this article about Chocoholics Wanted and my heart skipped a beat while reading the first paragraph: Calling all chocoholics: British researchers recruiting volunteers willing to eat...

Ice Cream Mania
April 22, 2008

Ice Cream Mania

Okay, so I have an unhealthy obsession for Berry Line frozen yogurt (Harvard Square's answer to Pinkberry) and I cannot stop talking about its wholesome goodness to anyone who would listen. But last...

SATC the Movie
April 18, 2008

SATC the Movie

I have never been this excited about a movie in years! The trailer for the The Sex and the City Movie shown below has my heart beating faster and my hands sweating in...

April 16, 2008

Hot Yoga

Getting hot, hot, hot. Bikram yoga is a style of yoga practiced in a VERY hot room (105 F to be precise). It's a far cry from the chant-filled, slow-moving yoga class that once literally...