Category Archives: Breakfast

No-Bake Energy Bites


While my strict “clean eating” diet may have ended, I have definitely tried to be better about avoiding processed foods and gluten (thinking that may be the culprit for my years of stomach issues). This usually means one of the clean eating recipes for breakfast, salad for lunch and then a veggie-heavy dinner. I have […]

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My 2 Weeks “Clean Eating”


I’m feeling a little like I’ve drank the “clean eating” cool aid these past few weeks. I typically don’t buy into, or frankly stick to, eating plans, programs or “diets” but there’s no denying that I just feel better. Amazing what two weeks of nothing but healthy food can do to you, but there are […]

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Brunch, Done Right.

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of going back to Long Island to celebrate Father’s Day with my family. In the wake of temperamental Boston weather, I was beyond relieved when I was able to enjoy the places I enjoy most back home. The beach, outdoor brunch and vineyards. When I’m home, it’s […]

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Maple Turkey Sausage Waffles


Kitchen Cartel turned 2 this past week.  2!!! Wrapping my brain around the fact that so much time has passed is really surreal. When I posted for the first time I had just started working in the kitchen at a restaurant, was still living at home, and needed this blog to keep my motivated, inspired and […]

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Simple Potato/Corn Home Fries


As I’ve ventured into my mid-twenties, I have changed in so many different ways. My style, my jobs, my friends, but the only change I can focus on now is that I’m wide awake at 7:30 on a Sunday morning. Somewhere in the past 2 years or so I’ve become a full blown “morning person”. […]

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