RETURNING TO MY LOVE OF COOKING FOR THE SEASON OF GRATITUDE!

I have always loved to cook but let’s be honest, with my busy schedule juggling work, motherhood, friendships, exercising, in the setting of a small NYC kitchen, who has time and the space to cook? With food services like Blue Apron and HelloFresh and delivery services like Caviar, UberEatsand Seamlessin NYC and other cities, it is Read More…


MY FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH LUPUS

I can remember the first time I heard the word “systemic lupus erythematosus” (SLE or lupus). In one of my first blogs, I briefly shared the story about meeting a girl during my time at medical school. She had complained of several months of joint pain and swelling, extreme fatigue, and mild hair loss.  She Read More…


Spicing It Up!

Autumn is in full swing and my palate has changed from summer cuisine.  Lately, I’ve been craving something different.   A part of feeling confident is taking care of yourself and sometimes setting challenges.  For me, trying new foods and learning to be a better chef can inspire confidence.  For this month, I’m choosing to explore Read More…


SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN

What is it about Halloween that makes this holiday so fun?  Is it watching all the excited children in the neighborhood go door to door. Asking for piles of candy or playing tricks on their friends?  All the scary movies that make you scream and jump out of your skin?  Is it the spooky décor Read More…


THE SUPER POWERS OF WATER

You can also check out this blog on sweatforsmiles.com  How many times have we been told as children and adults how important water is for our health?  A few years ago, former First Lady Michelle Obama and her staff launched a “Drink Up” campaign which helped promote children to drink more water instead of sugary Read More…


A Day at Disney

A Day at Disney

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to be a kid again? Are there times in your life where you might be sitting at work and reminiscing about the carefree innocent days of childhood? Recently, I thought about my first family trip to Disney as a child and the happiness I felt there. Read More…