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A smoking oven is never fun - especially when you’ve got company over. I’ve got the greatest tip to stop your oven from smoking! Have you ever tried this? Drop a comment with your opinion/ questions.


Skip the fast food this weekend and make your own popcorn chicken at home! Another air fryer fave to add to your list. Tag a friend who needs to make this in the comments.

1 lb boneless chicken breast cut into cubes
3 tbsp cornstarch
1 egg
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp onion powder
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp paprika
1 cup panko or breadcrumbs
Olive oil

1. Preheat air fryer to 390°F. Add cornstarch and egg to chicken bites, mix well.
2. Add salt, pepper, onion powder, paprika, and garlic powder. Mix well.
3. Dip chicken in panko or bread crumbs. Drizzle with oil and air fry for about 6 – 8 minutes shaking halfway just until done. Enjoy!


Can diabetics eat bananas? Does the ripeness matter? And is it better to eat on its own or with other foods? Watch for my suggestions as a nutritionist and of course always check with your doctor!


I’ve got an incredible hack for a lighter but still decadent baklava recipe! You’ve got to give this a try! 😍

1 package of phyllo (defrosted)
1 cup olive oil
2/3 cup sugar
½ cup water
1/3 cup honey
3 tbsp lemon juice
1/3 cup chopped pistachios
Icing sugar

1. Preheat oven to 350 F and spray a 12 cup muffin tin with vegetable oil. Defrost phyllo, unwrap and lay flat on cutting board. Roll up loosely into a roll and slice 12 even pinwheels.
2. Place in 12 muffin cup pan. Drizzle olive oil evenly over top. Bake for 1 hour.
3. Make syrup while phyllo is baking. Combine all ingredients in saucepan and simmer 5 minutes. Cool completely.
4. Pour cooled syrup over phyllo, garnish with pistachios and icing sugar. Can be served at room temperature or refrigerated. Enjoy!!


If you’re looking to add a nutritious grain to your diet, give barley a try! There are so many uses beyond soup. Wondering which type to use? Watch for my suggestion.


Chicken soup for a cold- myth or fact? Watch for my take and drop a comment with yours!


You’ll love this easy cheesy wrap hack! Whether you’re keto, watching your carbs or just looking for a change - this is a fun one to try! Drop a comment with your thoughts.

Bake at 350° F for 8 minutes. Let cool 2 minutes before adding toppings.


All this skiing has me dreaming about my avalanche rocky mountain bars!🎿These incredible treats bring back so many memories from family ski trips and they are beyond delicious! Give them a try and let me know what you think.😍

2 cups white or semi sweet chocolate chips
¼ cup peanut butter
1 ½ cups rice krispies or any puffed cereal
1 ½ cups mini marshmallows
¼ cup mini chocolate chips

1. Melt the white or semi sweet chocolate (2 cups) in a microwave on 50% heat in 30 second intervals, just until just melted.
2. Add peanut butter into melted chocolate, then add to rice krispies in a larger bowl and stir to coat. Cool for 5 minutes. Add marshmallows and mini chocolate chips and press into a 9” x 9”
square pan.
3.Refrigerate for about 15 minutes, then cut into squares and ENJOY! (They can also be frozen for later use.)


Tired of your fruit sinking in your muffins and cakes? Watch for my pro hack and never have this problem again!🫐


Here’s the secret to making perfect couscous! This is a great grain to make when you’re running low on time. Give it a try and let me know your thoughts.


Chocolate milk vs regular- how do they compare nutritionally? Watch for my take!


I’m back with another round of air fryer vs oven- salmon edition! Watch for the comparison and let me know your thoughts in the comments.

Air fryer: rub entire salmon fillet with a little olive oil, salt, pepper and paprika. Set Air fryer at 390°F for 6 – 8 minutes and place salmon skin side up.

Oven: preheat oven to 425°F. Rub salmon with same as above and roast for 10 minutes per inch of thickness.


Heading to the grocery store and looking for a snack? Items with “vegetable” in the name can seem like a healthier option, but are they really? Watch to find out how these two compare!


Store bought tomato sauce is a pantry must have! Wondering how to enhance it? Check out these tips to make it taste like it was homemade.


Here’s the formula for perfect, sushi rice! Give it a try and let me know how it goes.🍚🍣

1 cup sushi rice
1 1/4 cup water
2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
1 1/2 tsp sugar

1. Bring sushi rice and water to a boil.
2. Then immediately turn to lowest heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
3. Turn off heat, add rice vinegar, sugar and salt. Mix well and keep covered for another 10 minutes. Enjoy!


If you love Snickers - you’re going to love this dessert! 😍Inspired by the chocolate bar, but with a lighter twist. These are a must make! 🍌🥜🍫

2 bananas sliced in half
1/3 cup Peanut butter
½ cup Chopped peanuts
1 oz semi sweet chocolate
1 tsp vegetable oil

1. Spread peanut butter over banana halves, roll in chopped peanuts and drizzle with chocolate on one side.
2. Place on parchment paper, and put popsicle stick through the cut edge and refrigerate for 5 minutes.
3. Then drizzle chocolate on other side, refrigerate or freeze and enjoy!!


Back with another hack for making hard boiled eggs❗️No water required! Have you tried the air fryer method? Drop a comment and let me know. 🥚


Feeling under the weather? Ginger can help! Watch for my suggestions on how to use it.


I ❤️ peanut butter and all nut butters! But you want to be careful about the type you’re buying. Watch for my tips!


Here’s a tip for making the best steak ever! 🥩Have you ever heard of a reverse sear steak? This is my go to method. Give it a try and let me know what you think!

1. Roast steak at 300° until medium rare – internal temp of 125° F.
2. Dry off steak with paper towel and sear in a pan with some oil on a high heat for about 45 seconds per side. No need to let it rest. Cut in and enjoy!


Everyone loves risotto, but who has the time/ patience to stand at the stove? It’s not traditional- but I’ve got the greatest method for shortcut risotto using the oven. Give it a try and let me know your thoughts.

1 cup Arborio rice
1 tbsp oil
1 ½ cups chopped onion
2 tsp crushed garlic
½ cup white wine
2 cups chicken stock
1/3 cup ready made pesto sauce
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 tbsp olive oil

1. Add oil to a hot oven proof skillet, add onions, cook for 3 minutes, add garlic and cook on medium heat until onions are softened.
2. Add rice and saute 1 minute, add wine and cook until it evaporates, add stock bring to a boil, cover and put into a 350° F oven covered for 15 minutes.
3. Add a little more stock is rice is still slightly hard and put back on stove top. Add pesto, cheese and olive oil –enjoy!


Heading to Chipotle? Your go-to order may change after watching this. Let me know your thoughts in the comments.


Air fryers are the item of the moment! But did you know that the type of oil and the method you use to apply it matter? Watch for the info and tag a fellow air fryer lover in the comments!


Need a last minute, but decadent snack for the Oscar’s? You’ve gotta give these white chocolate covered dates a try!

8 – 10 dried whole dates – sliced open enough to remove pits
8 – 10 pecan halves
1 cup white chocolate chips
1 tbsp vegetable oil
Melted dark chocolate for garnish

1. Place pecan half into each date and close by squeezing together.
2. Melt white chocolate and oil just until smooth. With a fork dip dates into chocolate and let drip excess off. Place on parchment paper.
3. Drizzle with extra melted dark chocolate if desired. Refrigerate until solid.Best served at room temperature. Enjoy!!


Opinion time- do you add salt to your pasta while it’s boiling?🧂How about oil? Gordon Ramsay says yes!! Drop a comments with your opinion!


I love crispy chickpeas as a snack or over a salad, but they can take a while in the oven. I experimented and cooked them in the air fryer and the oven. Watch for the results!

1 (15 oz) can chickpeas
3 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper
Seasoning of choice

Oven roasting: dry half chickpeas well with paper towel. Add half of the olive oil, salt and pepper and any seasonings of your choice. Oven roast for 30 minutes until crisp.

Air fryer: no need to dry – add olive oil and salt and pepper and seasoning of your choice. Air fry for 12 minutes shaking at half way point.


So you’re going to make a sandwich and you notice some of your bread is moldy…🦠🍞Can you still eat it? Watch for my take!

P.S. I recommend freezing your bread when you bring it home/ once opened, if you know you won’t go through it! ❄️


I’ve gotten so many questions lately about how to easily peel hard boiled eggs. Here’s a great hack you can use. Give it a try and drop a comment to let me know how it works!


These days vitamins are available in a variety of forms- capsules, chewable and even gummies. Is there a difference nutritionally? Watch to find out!


Cup-a-Soup vs Mr.Noodles. If you’re going to buy an instant soup, if there a difference? Watch to see how they compare and let me know your thoughts in the comments!


Here’s the formula for perfect, fluffy quinoa! Give it a try and let me know how it goes.


Here’s a great hack for making meringues! No eggshells required! Have you tried this method? Drop a comment and let me know your thoughts.


Sometimes we all need a quick sweet treat - for one! Check out this recipe for a molten lava mug cake. 😍Tag a fellow chocoholic in the comments!

3 tbsp vegetable oil
¼ cup sugar
1 egg yolk
3 tbsp sour cream or yogourt
2 tbsp cocoa
2 tbsp all purpose flour
½ tsp baking powder
3 tbsp semi sweet chocolate chips

1. Mix oil, sugar, yolk and sour cream together until blended. Add remaining ingredients and mix just until combined.
2. Microwave for 45 seconds to 1 ½ minutes – center should be loose – do not over bake. Cooking time may vary by microwave!
3. Sprinkle with icing sugar and enjoy!!


Stop letting your extra/ soon to be expiring milk go to waste! Check out my freezer storage hack instead.


🧄Air Fryer vs Oven🧄

Everyone loves roasted garlic, but what is the best way to make it? Watch to see both methods and the results!

Air fryer:
1. Take whole garlic bulb and cut top cut off revealing open cloves – sprinkle with olive oil, salt and pepper and wrap in foil.
2. Air fry at 380 F for 15 minutes or until tender.

1. Preheat oven to 425° F.
2. Prepare garlic as above and roast for 30 minutes or just until tender.


Ever have an orange that’s really tough to peel? I’ve got the greatest hack, so you’ll never have this problem again. Drop a comment and let me know your thoughts! 🍊


Caprese stuffed chicken breasts! Impress your family/ friends with this secretly easy to make recipe.

3 boneless chicken breasts
6 grape or cherry tomatoes sliced in half
6 mini buffalo mozzarella balls cut in half
3 tbsp prepared pesto sauce
½ cup panko or bread crumbs
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
Fresh basil

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Place chicken in a baking dish. Make three horizontal slices in each breast.
2. Stuff each slit with one half tomato and one half cheese. Drizzle pesto over top.
3. Mix panko or bread crumbs with olive oil, grated parmesan cheese and salt.Sprinkle over top chicken.
4. Bake for 25 minutes or until chicken reaches 160° F. Garnish with basil and enjoy!


🔥Hot topic🔥G.M.O.s (genetically modified organisms.) We hear this term a lot! Watch for examples of products with and without G.M.O.s and drop a comment with any questions!


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