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Hi, I’m Jennifer-

I’m a food loving Registered Dietitian, mother of two boys and a passionate planner. I love helping people learn to cook, plan meals and enjoy food!

Recent Posts

Beets in foil.

Easy Roasted Beets in Foil

Beets are nutritious and delicious root vegetables high in antioxidants, fiber, and other essential nutrients. They have an earthly flavor that can be enjoyed raw in smoothies, cold in salads, or as a hot side dish. Roasted beets in foil are easy to make, and roasting brings out the sweet flavor. Beets typically grow during…

Hands scraping leftovers into garbage.
Meal Planning

7 Tips for Creating a Zero Waste Kitchen

Did you know that about 40% of all food is wasted in America? Waste isn’t only a product of food manufacturing and distribution. American households waste an estimated 46.5 thousand pounds of food a year. That’s equivalent to 50 billion meals and 158 billion dollars in food that’s thrown out. The zero waste movement promotes…

KitchenAid Professional 600 Stand Mixer Review
Kitchen Essentials

KitchenAid Professional 600 Stand Mixer Review

Let me guess: You’re wondering whether KitchenAid’s higher-end stand mixer is worth the money. If you watch cooking shows, you’ve noticed that every counter has a stand mixer. Most of the time, it’s the KitchenAid Professional Stand Mixer. Why? What makes this one the go-to mixer for serious cooks? As a serious home cook and…

family around a holiday dinner
Meal Planning

Step By Step Holiday Meal Planner (and Free Cooking Timeline Template)

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and food. But, if you’re hosting Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner this year, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed at the thought of cooking a huge feast. You’re not alone– According to a 2019 poll, 51% of the respondents said that hosting a holiday party or dinner…