Recipe: Daniel Boulud’s Madeleines

After having spent a weekend in Paris, I decided I needed to bake something sweet and classic. I decided to order non-stick Madeleine pans off of Amazon and bake delicious Madeleines, a classic French treat. I used Daniel Boulud’s recipe featured below. Ingredients: 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¾ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 2 large eggs ⅓ cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon orRead more

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts are a wonderful additional to a Holiday feast. This recipe is easy, simple, and incredibly delicious. INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 pounds of brussels sprouts 3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 teaspoon of kosher salt 1 teaspoon of pepper DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F Place brussels sprouts into a bowl and drizzle olive oil over the vegetables and add salt and pepper. Mix so that the brussel sprouts are completely covered by olive oil, salt and pepper. PourRead more

Strawberry Smoothie Beauty Bowl

I’ve recently purchased a Vitamix A3500 Ascent Series blender and decided to test it out by making a simple strawberry smoothie bowl. With the addition of Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides and focus on antioxidants, this bowl is meant to particularly nourish your well-being and physical beauty. Antioxidants and collagen help your skin, hair and nails grow and glow. This recipe was inspired by a basic strawberry smoothie recipe from childhood and endless pictures of smoothie bowls on Instagram. Ingredients: 1Read more

Urban Herb Gardens

A recent visit to NYC’s Peninsula hotel inspired me to write about my love of gardens, specifically, organic herb gardens. Growing your own herbs is a wonderful way to add hygge to your life. Culinary herbs can add much flavor to your cooking and also enhance the aesthetics of your dishes. Mild herbs can add a light flavor to your food and strong pungent herbs can add a nice punch to your taste buds. As Fall and Winter approach, itRead more