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September 12, 2016
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After a long day at work, the last thing many of us feel like doing is cooking a healthy gourmet meal. We end up doing the dinner dash to whip up whatever’s most convenient. Concierge Stephanie shares her favorite quick dish to make when she gets home. This recipes allows for a lot of freedom […]
February 13, 2016
Posted in: Health & Well-Being Sips & Bites
It seems that chia seed recipes are everywhere these days, and for a good reason! They are one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Loaded with antioxidants, fiber, protein, and other nutrients, they are truly a super food – even when enjoyed as dessert! Check out these delicious AND healthy ways to enjoy chia […]
February 8, 2016
Posted in: Concierge Favorites Sips & Bites
Just as the last remnants of the 2016 Blizzard are melting away, liven up the next snowstorm with these yummy cocktails made with fresh snow!   Cocktail Snow Cones Courtesy of Honestly Yum You’ll feel like you’re at the beach with this tropical, slushy treat! Just mix snow with pureed fruit and your favorite spirit. […]
December 14, 2015
Posted in: Health & Well-Being Sips & Bites
Desserts with apple in them are always my favorite and I was on a mission to find a way to enjoy these treats guilt-free. I then came across a recipe on Chelsea’s Messy Apron for flourless glazed apple pie cookies and decided to give it a try. The cookies do not contain oil, butter or […]
October 12, 2015
Posted in: Health & Well-Being Sips & Bites
With colder weather upon us, what’s better for dinner than a tasty jambalaya dish? I found a delicious recipe for Quinoa Jambalaya from Allrecipes that provides a healthier twist to the classic New Orleans dish. Quinoa Jambalaya Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 30 minutes Ready in: 40 minutes Serves: 6  Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (I used […]
August 20, 2015
Posted in: Sips & Bites
I’m always searching for sweet and healthy snack ideas. I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen and came up with this yummy Perfect Fit Protein chocolate cake that is easy to make and cooks in the microwave. Microwave Mug Chocolate Cake Ingredients: 1 Banana 2 Eggs 1/3 Cup Coconut Oil 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1/3 Cup […]
May 26, 2015
Posted in: Health & Well-Being Sips & Bites
What’s for breakfast? If you are like me, you don’t give yourself much time in the morning to make a big meal. I usually have about 10 minutes to whip something together before I need to be out the door. It is never a good idea to skip breakfast or stop at a fast food […]
May 18, 2015
Posted in: Sips & Bites
Italian food is easily my favorite food to eat and to cook. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I realized just how easy it is to make meatballs in your own kitchen that taste like you’re sitting on the streets of Rome. Here’s a very simple recipe to make your own authentic Italian […]
April 12, 2015
Posted in: Sips & Bites
Happy National Grilled Cheese Day! Looking for a place to celebrate?  We have some options on where to find the most popular grilled cheeses the DMV has to offer! Space Bar 709 W. Broad St. Falls Church, VA Galaxy Hut 2711 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA Chesetique Cheese & Wine Bar  2411 Mount Vernon Ave. Alexandria, […]
April 6, 2015
Posted in: Sips & Bites
Baseball season is FINALLY here and we have a great recipe that tastes just like the pretzels you can get at the ballpark. My sister and I learned this recipe back in middle school in our Home Economics class and have been making them for our family ever since. Here’s what you’ll need: 1 teaspoon […]