Tag: cooking

Rethink Sweet With Cake Boss & Whole Earth Sweetener Co.

If you’ve been following along with me on Instagram (@felicia.czo and @theclassycookbook), then you saw that a few weeks ago I was at the Cake Boss Factory in Jersey City, decorating cookies with Buddy Valastro! It has been SO hard to not spill the beans…

Brava Banana Bread

Brava Banana Bread

It takes me by surprise each time, but bananas go bad so quickly. The day before heading back to school I bought a bunch and have been eating one every other day. (The Peanut Butter & Banana Overnight Oats use 1 banana for 2-servings!) The…

Red Velvet NYC Makes Celebrating Life Easy

There’s always something to celebrate! Our minds and the media are always geared towards focusing on the negative. Too often we think of the things we want and don’t have instead of appreciating what we have been blessed with. When Red Velvet NYC reached out…

Salted Lemon Sweet Potato Chips

The first thing I like to do when coming home from a trip – especially a long one – is a quick detox of only healthy homemade snacks and meals. Arriving home from a month in Italy (posts are on their way, I promise!) I…

Ritzy Rice Pudding

Ritzy Rice Pudding

Even the simplest recipes can be spiced up with a little bit of glam. Using the leftover cooked white rice I created the perfect recipe for homemade rice pudding, topped exclusively with ground cinnamon and lemon zest. Is your mouth watering yet? Let’s Get Started:…

Egg-Crowned Quinoa

Egg-Crowned Quinoa

There’s something royal about a colorful dish of quinoa jewels crowned with the whites and bright yellow yolk of a “sunny-side up” egg. It’s a great option for a quick and healthy afternoon snack, or even a full lunch depending on your portion size. Prep:…

Classy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classy Chocolate Chip Cookies

A classy spin on a classic childhood favorite. Best if enjoyed warm out of the oven, with a glass of milk. Let’s Get Started: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature* ¾ cup granulated sugar…

Little Luxuries

Little Luxuries

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” – Barbara Jordan Maybe it’s a silly concept, but this quote resonates…

CAB Pudding

CAB Pudding

One of the biggest reasons people do not think they can maintain a healthy diet is because they believe that they do not have the time to prepare healthy meals and snacks. This may be the case for more complex kitchen creations, but this recipe…

It's Official!

It's Official!

It may be early to celebrate the actual holiday, but it’s not too early to celebrate that the Lunar New Year will be recognized as an official public school holiday in New York! Today, mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, (yes, I met him!…