Blog, drinks, The Classy Cook

Winter Wonderland Cocktail

To get you through those cold winter nights, it can sometimes take a little bit more than a cup of hot cocoa. It doesn’t hurt to keep the holiday spirit going all season, and neither does adding this winter wonderland sparkling cocktail to your evening de-stressing routine. Both classy and delicious, drinking a little bubbly… Read More Winter Wonderland Cocktail

Blog, dessert, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Lucky Italian Struffoli (Honey Balls) Recipe

Each year families and friends partake in a wide variety of traditions to manifest good luck for the start of the new year ahead. Not unlike an athlete’s pregame ritual (speaking of which, get ready for my interview with New York Giant’s lineman, Justin Pugh!) these traditions are meant to manifest some good in the… Read More Lucky Italian Struffoli (Honey Balls) Recipe

Blog, wellness

Cheers, To A Year Of Conscious Living

Happy New Year, classy readers! It was time to say goodbye to 2017 and a big welcome to new goals, opportunities and dreams. In a quick recap, 2017 was a big year for me. I was on the staff of two major publications as a healthy food writer (Dr. Oz The Good Life and Well+Good),… Read More Cheers, To A Year Of Conscious Living

Blog, Mains, The Classy Cook

Vegan Jackfruit Stuffed Eggplant

With the holiday season comes the need for culinary inspiration that’s festive and delicious enough to impress your loved ones! In this vegan and gluten-free recipe, juicy jackfruit and flavorful veggies and spices come together to create the perfect healthy veggie stuffing. As long as you have the main ingredients, it’s really easy to adjust… Read More Vegan Jackfruit Stuffed Eggplant

Adventure Queen, Blog, Travel

Celebrating the Holidays in New York City

There is no season more magical in New York City than Winter. At the first hint that December is near, the entire city gets an automatic facelift. Shops start decorating and embroider their door frames with holiday lights, holiday traditions start coming together across the city and an influx of tourists flock to take in… Read More Celebrating the Holidays in New York City

Beauty, Blog

The Classy Gift Guide x Coqui Coqui Fragrances

When it’s cold enough outside for me to need a scarf, jacket and fuzzy socks (come on, don’t tell me you aren’t obsessed with them too!) all I can think about is how much I miss summer and the beach. I start listening to meditations that transport me to the sand sitting by the ocean… Read More The Classy Gift Guide x Coqui Coqui Fragrances

Blog, dessert, Desserts, The Classy Cook

Healthy Coconut Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies (GF // V)

Over the next few weeks you’ll see an influx of gift guide recommendations and reviews from me, first-hand details from what I’ve seen at holiday previews held by awesome brands like Barnes & Noble and Staples, and delicious recipes (like this one!) that look good, taste good and are actually good for you! I posted… Read More Healthy Coconut Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies (GF // V)

Blog, Fashion, wellness

What’s In: Winter Athleisure Style With Reebok

Athleisure has upgraded from being just a buzzy trend, to becoming part of a dedicated lifestyle. Gone are the days where yoga pants, a baggy sweatshirt and slides are your only options to relax on the weekends or after a hard workout. Now many fashion-forward athleisure brands, think Lululemon, Athleta, Kyoden and Reebok, have created… Read More What’s In: Winter Athleisure Style With Reebok

Blog, Book Worm

Book Review – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman ♥♥♥♥♥ Retails for $9, here. Best paired with Good Earth Hathikuli Organic Tea. With three hours of train time each day my commute generously allows for a lot of reading. I’m the type of book worm who needs a physical copy of a book in her hands to enjoy… Read More Book Review – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Blog, snacks, The Classy Cook, wellness

Healthy Work Snack Essentials That Will Get You Through The Workday When Nothing Else Can

When it comes to snack time, I don’t  mess around. I’ve always had a passion for good food, which has been exacerbated ever since I worked as a food editor at Dr. Oz The Good Life and Well+Good. As an adult working in an office, I’ll only be happy in the middle of a work… Read More Healthy Work Snack Essentials That Will Get You Through The Workday When Nothing Else Can