Trader Joe’s Chicken & Veggie Soyaki Stir-Fry

Hey friends! I’m sharing a delicious, healthy, and super easy recipe today. I’ve been trying to eat healthier and eat more veggies and a stir-fry is the perfect way to do so! It’s almost like you’re tricking yourself into eating veggies because it’s so good. I got almost all of my ingredients from Trader Joe’s…

Magnolia Bakery & the West Side Highway

Hey friends! Welcome back to my blog. This weekend was one of the first warm weekends in NYC and we took full advantage! I love exploring the city, especially when the weather is warmer. This weekend we went to Magnolia Bakery and then walked back home along the West Side Highway. Both were new experiences…

Lyssy’s Eats: Crown Shy NYC Review

Hi friends! Today I am sharing a brand-new restaurant we tried in our neighborhood called Crown Shy. It’s run by a famous NYC chef named James Kent who used to work at a Michelin Star Restaurant before going off on his own. We tried it out with our friends a few weekends ago and had…

Swell Ice Cream Review

A few weekends ago, Jon and I went to Trader Joe’s to stock up on our favorites and wander through the aisles to see what’s new. We saw this Swell ice cream for only $1.99 a pint – that’s a major steal in Manhattan!! We couldn’t find any reviews online and are a little skeptical…

Paleo Chocolate Chip Pizookie

Hey friends! I have a delicious recipe to share with you today! This past weekend Jon and I wanted to make a dessert, so I searched the world of Pinterest and found this Paleo Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie. You can find the whole recipe here. It is gluten and dairy free, but I wouldn’t say…

Lyssy’s Eats: El Vez

This past weekend we celebrated National Margarita Day with some of our friends. We were a day late, but we didn’t care. We went to El Vez in the Financial District and had such a great time and meal. I started the night off with a Classic El Vez margarita and Jon got the Frozen…

Lyssy’s Eats NYC: Serendipity

Serendipity is one of the most famous dessert places in NYC!  They are known for their frozen hot chocolate and massive, decadent sundaes. They are also known for being featured in the movie “Serendipity” with John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale which includes them drinking the frozen hot chocolate. I had been to Serendipity when I…

Lyssy’s Eats: Red Dot Coffee

It’s no secret that I love coffee, maybe even more than I love Trader Joe’s. I love trying new coffee shops and it’s the perfect way to wake up and enjoy the morning. I never really enjoyed coffee shops until recently, Jon and I always try to find cute places when we travel, but we…

Top 3 Poke Restaurants in NYC

Poke is a new concept to me I must admit. The easiest way to describe it is that it’s sushi in a bowl. I have only been eating sushi for about two years, so I was a little hesitant to try poké. I’m still a bit of a picky eater, but I’m so glad I…

Lyssy’s Eats: Asuka Sushi

Jon and I went out to sushi for my 25th birthday dinner, and it did not disappoint! We went to Asuka Sushi in Chelsea and it was delicious! It was also reasonably priced (similar to what we would pay in Michigan) and had a large selection. We started off with some drinks (we were also…