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Phoebe Lapine
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Phoebe Lapine is a food writer, gluten-free chef, healthy hedonist, and author of the forthcoming memoir The Wellness Project (Pam Krauss Books / Penguin Random House, 2017). She documents her healthy recipes, gluten-free finds, and tips for finding balance beyond food on her award-winning blog Feed Me Phoebe. Phoebe is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, Food & Wine, Food52, LearnVest and Shape Magazine, sharing healthy recipes and easy strategies for feeling good about your food. Her recipes, writing, and cookbook have also been featured in Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Food & Wine, The New York Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, O! Magazine, and Glamour.

In January 2015, Phoebe launched The Wellness Project, a year-long blog series on how to balance health and hedonism.

Her first cookbook, In the Small Kitchen, was published by Harper Collins in May 2011, with a foreword by Ina Garten, who’s Food Network Show, The Barefoot Contessa, Phoebe has appeared on three times. In the Small Kitchen is now in its second printing.

Entries by Phoebe Lapine

7 Extremely Easy, Healthy (and Gluten-Free!) Easter Recipes

(0) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 2:12 PM

It's easy to go overboard on Easter, either by adorning your mantle with one too many fuzzy rabbits, or eating one too many of their marshmallow equivalents.

Many of these traditions, like hunt planning for your many hyper-active nieces and nephews, may be inevitable and inescapable. But overindulging in red...

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Why I'm Not Making Resolutions This Year And Am Embracing Healthy Hedonism Instead

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 3:37 PM

January is both an incredibly inspiring time, and a downright depressing one.

It seems like every year around the 1st, a new diet comes along that points its finger at some ingredient on our dinner plate. One week there's an article on The New York Times' most emailed list...

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The 7 Best Healthy Hangover Brunch Recipes

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 12:59 PM

New Year's Day is the most famous and socially acceptable time of the year to sleep until noon and pour yourself a morning cocktail in the form of some combination of bloody Mary and Pepto.

But since New Year's Eve doesn't sneak up on you in the same way as...

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7 Festive Gluten-Free Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres

(0) Comments | Posted December 2, 2014 | 9:41 AM

The month of December can sometimes seem like one never-ending conveyer belt of pigs-in-a-blanket and puff pastry petit fours. Even for the non-allergy set, the holiday season is a marathon, not a sprint. But for those of us who have to watch the wheat, we have to be even more...

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9 Great Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes

(4) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 12:44 PM

Between the gravy, pecan pie, and stuffing, Thanksgiving is not the most gluten-free friendly holiday. But with an eye towards seasonal produce and a few little tweaks, you can easily round out the turkey day traditional dishes with sides that accommodate a variety of dietary restrictions.

Keeping all the...

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7 Healthy Treats to Trick Your Taste Buds This Halloween

(0) Comments | Posted October 21, 2014 | 10:28 AM

Halloween season seems to kick off the initial downward spiral of our best eating intentions in favor of sugary confections and general holiday gluttony. It's hard not to give in to your sweet tooth when every end cap starts stocking Halloween candy come October 1, just begging us to impulse...

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7 Delicious Homemade Dips for Sunday Football Season

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 11:48 AM

Whether you're sitting home on your couch by yourself or hosting a roomful of your buddies (or those belonging to your significant other), a prerequisite for Sunday football is having enough food on the coffee table to line your stomach for all the cheering and beering involved in watching the...

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7 Healthy Tex-Mex Ideas for Your Next Summer Fiesta

(1) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 3:44 PM


Nothing lends itself to summer grilling better than a blow out buffet of all your favorite fiesta foods. But since it also happens to be bikini season, why not trade in the usual carne asada for a few taco fillings that are a little less, er, filling?

I've put together...

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7 Easy Vegetarian Recipes for Summer Grilling

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 11:28 AM

There are few occasions where being a vegetarian is particularly depressing, and most of them involve social gatherings around a grill. I don't know from experience of being one. But I have dealt with the annoyances of having to cook for one in less than ideal, carnivorous circumstances like the...

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7 Healthy Ways to Get Your Memorial Day Grill On

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2014 | 11:36 AM

Now that the Polar Vortex is a distant nightmare and the Farmer's Market has begun to show many signs of life, I'm finally ready to dust off my salad bowl and start preparing for summer. And now that Memorial Day is officially upon us, that can only mean one thing:...

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7 Healthier Southern Derby Day Dishes (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 2:51 PM

On the surface, Derby Day is a rather refined, white-gloved brimmed-hat affair. Well, until the bourbon starts flowing anyway.

But the food could also use a classy little makeover. You can make your white bread pimento cheese sandwiches as dainty as can be, but you're not adding...

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7 Recipes to Cook Sunday and Eat All Week Long

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 5:49 PM

Now that I'm in my late 20's, the cooking complaint I get most from my friends is that they can't find the time in their busy schedules to make it a daily habit. They have the skill set now, and the money to invest in tricking out their pantry. But...

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7 Healthier Versions of Your Favorite Takeout Dishes

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 12:38 PM

I'm just as prone as most people to the lure of Seamless web. Sure, convenience is 50 percent of the battle. But the other half is simply craving-related. I love me some pad thai and fried rice -- they just aren't things that are usually at the top of my...

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9 Clever & Delicious Best Picture Themed Oscar Dishes, 2014 Edition

(0) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 2:07 PM

As you may remember from last year, Oscars Night is one of my favorite holidays. Stuffing your face with Somali pirate's booty popcorn and other pun-y delights while watching starlets parade (and fall) in their size 2 gowns is one of my favorite masochistic delights. This...

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The VDay Detox: 7 Healthy Weeknight Dinners for Two

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2014 | 4:24 PM

Sometimes it's our significant other that feeds our bad eating habits. Since Valentine's Day comes along so close to the New Year, I think it can be a nice to time to check-in and set intentions for your relationship. For those of you who add some sort of healthy eating...

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The 7 Best Cozy, Comforting Après-ski Dishes

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2014 | 2:29 PM

With the polar vortex sweeping in and out of the East Coast, at times my apartment has felt a little bit like a ski chalet. Now that President's Day is coming up, many of you will be venturing to the mountains and actually making that cozy cabin vibe a reality....

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The 8 Best Healthy Holiday Finger Foods

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2013 | 4:36 PM

Hors d'oeuvres are probably my favorite category of food. I remember from a very young age my ability at parties to find the door that all the cater waiters would come out of. Then I'd post-up right outside of it and attack, instead of chatting with all the...

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The 7 Best Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

(2) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 4:33 PM

For me, turkey is really just a vehicle for all the other delicious sides at the Thanksgiving table. And because of that, I think I'd be a happy camper at a vegetarian turkey day.

For all of you out there struggling with what to put on the turkey day...

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7 Best Gluten-Free Halloween Recipes

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2013 | 9:08 AM

Halloween doesn't need to be a frightful occasion for your gluten-free haunted housemates. There are plenty of fun ways to play up the holiday theme without resorting to Twix bars and cauldron cakes. These wheat-free treats are so delicious, you won't even need to trick your non-gluten-free friends into eating...

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The 7 Best Gluten-Free Tailgating Recipes

(1) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 8:48 AM

Football season does not bring with it the most gluten-free friendly festivities. And I'm not just talking about the beer.

Whether you're in a bar or sitting on the back of a Uhaul, if you're preparing for a big Sunday game, in addition to a keg, there's most likely...

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