High fiber and low in sugar, enjoy these gorgeous muffins for breakfast or a snack in the afternoon. A snap to prepare, you can be enjoying a sweet treat in 30 minutes or less. A great go-to recipe for brunch or a house warming gift for your neighbors. The joy of baking is always better […]
At 33 weeks now, it was about the mid-point during my pregnancy I decided to really hone in my diet. I noticed I was uncomfortable after I ate certain foods and there were heightened adverse effects on my weight gain and overall bodilly functions when I ate others, namely baked sugary foods and dairy products. […]
Who doesn’t love a good banana bread? Just when you think you can eat all the bananas you brought home fromt he store before they start turning brown, you realize you can’t and what else is there left to do than bake those babies up! Rather than letting them go to waste, get out your […]
It’s summer, and the markets are brimming with seasonal fruits, melon, peaches, cherries, strawberries and nectarines. With this seemingly unending abundance of fresh fruit at our fingertips, I thought I would get creative in the kitchen. This healthy alternative to the classic fruit crumble with vanilla ice cream is tasty and delicious. The added bonus? […]
Offering cooking classes was always an aspiration of mine. I went through culinary school, unlike many of my peers, never really wanting to own my own restaurant. Rather, I have this grand dream, that one day I will open my own boutique hotel or bed & breakfast in the Tuscan or Umbrian countryside offering the best Italian […]
Garlic has been documented througout history for its healing benefits and is used in every cuisine across the globe. Historically, roasted garlic and its raw form date back to 2,600 B.C., and was used to relieve cough, kill parasites, enhance physical strength, prevent against the plague and prevent gangrene. Roasting garlic gives a meal a rich, […]
The premise behind this workshop was baking, but I didn’t want to bombard our sweet tooth to heavily so we started off with a Buckwheat and Whole Wheat Couscous Salad with Salmon. After preparing the entree salad we moved onto two different varieties of cookies, shocasing two different techniques. One was a drop cookie, a gluten-free […]
Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Getting creative in the kitchen, utilizing everyday, easy-to-find vegetables, and making food in bulk can help detour fast food, on-the-go convenience store binges when our schedules are just too tight for meal prep. This salad can be made in advance and kept 3-4 days in the […]
Soup. You can’t really go wrong. So many different elements can go into a pot, whipped together can make such a wonder that will know your socks off. This dish is no exception. Very accessible ingredients, this recipe is simple to make and nutritious as well. Completely vegan, this dish’s complex flavors will win over […]
Whatever you call them, crepes, naleśniki, palačinke or palatschinken, they all serve to define that thin and delicious pancake that can be dressed up as a savory entrée or a decadent dessert. One of my favorite go-to snacks; these simple and delicious crepes are delicate, filling, but not heavy. Sounds like an oxymoron, right? Get […]
HELLO! MY NAME IS
EMILY DAWN SZAJDA
I am a professional chef, writer, yoga & meditation instructor, sports nutritionist and adventurous traveler.Discover more
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High fiber and low in sugar, enjoy these gorgeous muffins...
At 33 weeks now, it was about the mid-point during my...