Food Network + Me

I am so excited to share that I will be on Food Network’s Food Truck Face Off on October 2nd at 8pm EST.  Sappy (but true) story: I’ve wanted to be on television since I was six years old and was obsessed with Stephanie Tanner from the show Full House.    I feel the most alive […]

Good food, Good mood

I’m here in India and have just received word that the documentary that I was able to be a part of is now available for viewing and sharing. As you may already know, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression) back in my early twenties. At the time I thought I […]

Learning to like cooking

When I tell people that I’m a recent graduate of The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts, I often get two responses: Omg. I love to cook. Omg. I wish I loved cooking. Today I want to share four strategies that will hopefully get you to at least LIKE cooking. And listen, I get it. […]

Almond Butter Truffles

This past week I was out of town so I missed a few classes at my culinary school, The Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts. Lucky for me the recipes I had to make up were simply decadent and easy to make. I don’t know about you but I absolutely need something sweet after I […]

Food Insecurity and our Visit to the Capitol Food Bank

It sucks to be poor. The poorer you are the poorer the quality of food you have access to. The poorer you are the higher the rate of food insecurity. Food insecurity refers to the lack of availability of food and one’s access to it.