Make Ahead Mini Spinach & Mushroom Frittatas


In my attempt to eat better and live a healthier lifestyle I’ve been looking for meals that can be prepared in advance and keeps for a few days. Especially breakfast since a lot of days I hit the snooze button until I have just enough time to get ready and there’s no time to make breakfast. I love a good omelet but that’s just too much work for me on a weekday so I decided to try these mini frittatas which are like bite sized omelets. You can tweak this recipe to add what you want.

Just a few Changes on The Glamorous Gleam...

"MAC Matchmaster Foundation 8.0"

First of all I would like to thank all of you guys for your continued support over the years. As The Glamorous Gleam approaches it’s 5 Year Anniversary I will be making a few changes that I feel are necessary for continued growth. No worries, there won’t be anything too drastic. I just feel that I’ve been losing sight of what I want the site to become and therefore need to get a bit more focused in order to get where I want to be. So here goes…

5 Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle


I can’t even tell you how many times over the past few years that I’ve tried this diet and that to lose a few pounds and gone right back to my same old tricks after I did. Since I’ve turned 30 my metabolism has changed and I can’t eat like I used to without putting on weight. But the thing is, eating the way I used to was not healthy at all. I’d eat what I wanted when I wanted without thinking about what I was putting in my body. This time around I’ve been attempting to make a lifestyle change. I’ve been at it for a few months and although it’s hard I will continue to work at it because you only get one body. High blood pressure, diabetes and cancer are common in my family so the odds are already against me meaning I need to work extra hard to stay healthy. Here are a few things that I’ve been trying on my journey to a healthier lifestyle

Quick & Easy Chicken and Dumplings

"chicken and dumplings"

It’s freezing in NYC and I’ve been curled up under my covers for most of the weekend. I’ve been feeling a little under the weather and really craving soup, but I needed something a bit more hearty to fill my belly. I thought Chicken and Dumplings would be perfect. This is a dish that I haven’t had since I was a little girl and I’ve never tried to make it myself. I browsed the web and took a peek at different recipes and decided to freestyle it.

Delicious Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

"Pineapple shrimp fried rice recipe"

I don’t eat red meat or pork and sometimes dinner can become boring with just poultry and seafood all of the time, so I’m always on the search for new recipes to keep our meals interesting yet delicious. I made this Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice a few weeks ago and it was delicious. Since I’m planning on making it again this week I thought I would share the recipe with you guys so here goes.