{broccoli cheddar grilled cheese}

{broccoli cheddar grilled cheese}

Ohhhh myyyy gooodnessss…I’m getting hungry just writing this blog post! Everyone know broccoli and cheddar are a stellar combination, but slapping them between two slices of buttered sourdough bread and grilling it up is just insane!  Broccoli is one of…

{paleo peanut butter bon-bons}

{paleo peanut butter bon-bons}

Here’s a super fast dessert recipe that won’t ruin your physique. Since I’ve discovered banana “ice cream”, I’ve been experimenting with different ways to enjoy this delicious creation. My favorite thing about this dessert is the chocolate! The banana ice…

{brie & caramelized onion grilled cheese}

{brie & caramelized onion grilled cheese}

Melty, savory brie, with lightly sweetened, golden onions…it’s not healthy, it’s just a great idea!  As much as I’d love to take credit, this recipe was inspired by a delicious crepe I had at Crepes of Brittany, a quaint crepe…

{60 second flourless chocolate cake}

{60 second flourless chocolate cake}

I am a huge choco-holic and I’m constantly trying to balance my commitment to health with my obsession with the dark stuff! After several unsuccessful attempts, I came up with a recipe for single servings of dark chocolate flourless cake…

{2 ingredient nutella ice cream}

{2 ingredient nutella ice cream}

Nutella and ice cream…does it get any better. It sure does because you can whip up this bad boy in no time with only 2 ingredients! All of you lucky Californians enjoying this 70 degree “winter” weather can definitely use…

{Pegah’s tuna patties}

{Pegah’s tuna patties}

For the passed month a group of friends and I have been enjoying awesome Saturday nights in; partaking in delicious food, great films, and oaky red wine.  Our group dates so far have consisted of fondue night, gourmet hot dogs,…

{4 ways to detox after a cheat day}

{4 ways to detox after a cheat day}

We’ve all been there. A night of overindulgence, one too many glasses of wine, or an extra 3 slices of birthday cake that just made you feel groggy and overstuffed the next morning.  Cheat days, Friday nights, whatever occasion leads…

{cocoa-coconut smoothie}

I’ve been obsessed with skin care ever since my acne riddled middle school days. Enjoying foundation-optional skin is not something I take for granted and I’m always researching things to eat and slap on my face to keep my skin…

{eat that frog-mug brownie}

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today in Sep’s Kitchen, we are going to be eating…FROGS! Actually, we’re making healthy mug brownies but I would like to discuss some inspiration for this recipe and how you can use it to improve your life….

{whole wheat biscotti}

The first time I made home-made biscotti my family was so impressed, they thought it was store bought. No, I mean it…I literally had to show them pictures of the baking process to prove my handiwork! The final product speaks for itself,…

{4 ingredient “lara-balls”}

I love larabars! What’s not to like?  Tasty, quick snack bars with minimal ingredients that you can grab at a moment’s notice. However, in an effort  to bulk up my budget while slimming down my waist line this year, I…

{tropical detox smoothie}

Happy 2014! We are already a couple weeks into the glorious new year and if you’ve stuck to your resolutions so far, congrats! If you starting to fall of the health wagon, don’t give up! This smoothie is a perfect…

{post Christmas blues gingerbread latte}

As I sit in my PJ’s next to the Christmas tree, trying to stay focused long enough to write a long overdue blog post, I can’t help but feel a little blue. Maybe it’s because winter break is halfway over….

{turkey, cheddar, apple power snack}

This one is more of a snack idea rather than a “recipe”. I work in a school and understand that parents are always on the lookout for healthy, easy things they can pack in their kids’ lunchboxes. The great thing…