Archive for the ‘Cheese’ Category

posted by on American, Cheese, Comfort Food, Fast & Easy, Sandwiches, Vegging In

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I always feel like the working world is so ebb and flow. One week I’m home at night in time to try a new recipe, see friends, work out and watch any given iteration of Real Housewives. The next week, I’m eating Qdoba at work, cursing those six flights of stairs to my apartment, and [...]

posted by on Cheese, Dinner, Mexican, Protein, Vegetarian, Vegging In

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After a string of dinners out and simple meals at home (a.k.a. veggie burger and whole wheat toast), I wanted to make a proper meal, and more importantly, try a new recipe. So it was perfect timing when Cooking Light‘s “Best of Fast and Healthy Meals in 30 Minutes or Less” special issue plopped on [...]

posted by on Apples, Baking, Cheese, Comfort Food, Snacks

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{Apple-cheddar scones fresh out of the oven} I’ve tried to go apple picking up state for the past two weekends, but the first weekend the trains and rental cars sold out and this weekend the weather was crap and the farms were starting to run out of apples. So I took matters into my own [...]

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Who are you kidding with those flip flops and sun dresses? It’s fall, people! As much as I love basking in summertime sun, there’s something nice about dialing it down and enjoying the comforts of home when it’s chilly outside. One of my favorite meals to eat on a cool night is grilled cheese with [...]

posted by on American, Cheese, Comfort Food, Entrees, Pasta, Vegetables, Vegging In

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Fitness magazines are goldmines for healthy spins on traditional favorites. Case in point: this recipe I tried out last night from, funnily enough, Fitness mag. It was a baked mac and cheese dish created by celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito from his cookbook, Now Eat This!, that instead of the typically unhealthy/delicious ingredients, used whole wheat [...]

posted by on Cheese, Dessert, Dinner, Italian, Nolita, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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When Fashion’s Night Out hit New York City two Fridays ago, I was actually game for some boutique browsing, free canapes and celebrity sightings. But this being New York, where anything free is a mob scene, I got none of that. I snaked through hoards of snap-happy tweens who were waiting for Gwen Stefani outside [...]