Whether it’s dinner on the table or a guiding hand in planning the week’s menu, I make it easy for your family to gather around the table.

1. Show Me The Way: Menu Planning

You know your way around a recipe, and you’ve cooked some fabulous meals in your day. But these days you’re all out of ideas.

I’ll streamline your weeknight cooking routine by sending you a week’s worth of tried-and-true, surefire recipes and the grocery list that you’ll need to make them.

When you get home, you’ll already know what’s for dinner, and you’ll have the ingredients and the confidence to make it happen.

Show Me the Way: COVID-19 Edition


Things feel a little uncertain right now. You might be teleworking, social distancing, and top it off, now your kids are home all day.

It’s hard enough to figure out how to keep things going as usual. Not to mention having to figure out what to make for dinner every night. 

In the Show Me the Way program, you don’t ever have to think about what to make for dinner, because each week you get a week’s worth of tried-and-true, surefire recipes — plus the shopping list — that help you make the most out of fridge, freezer, and pantry staples.

You’ll receive recipes and tips for five meals and one baked goodie. (Procrastibaking, anyone?) Choose from vegetarian, pescatarian, omnivore, and kosher diets.

So even though things outside might be uncertain, you’ll be able to provide nourishing meals for your family.

For the duration of the emergency, this meal-planning service is available for $25 per week (reduced from $75).

If you sign up by March 31, you’ll also get “The Prepared Kitchen,” a guide for stocking your pantry, fridge, and freezer so that you can create delicious meals and maintain a nourished family even if you can’t get to the store often.


2. Effortless Weeknights Plan

What if home-cooked food just appeared in your fridge, and all you had to do was sit down, take a breath, and enjoy it?

Each week I’ll cook an individualized menu of 3-5 dinners that reflect your family’s food preferences and are ready for you to heat and serve.

Shopping, cooking, and cleaning are all taken care of. Just come to the table.


Ariel is wonderful to work with and her food is phenomenal. It is such a wonderful feeling to get home after a long day at work and have a healthy delicious meal already prepared for my family. I only wish I had found her sooner!

– Allison M, Shaw, DC

3. Pack the Freezer

Maybe you’re expecting a new baby. Maybe you’re planning ahead for family life after surgery or during a business trip. Or maybe your family is simply busy.

I can help you triumph over chaos. With a freezer packed full of home-cooked, comforting foods, you’ll never have to scramble for dinner.

I’ll come to your house and cook up a storm, then clean it all up. You’ll find a clean kitchen and a freezer full of meals that are ready to heat and serve.


We came to Ariel in a bit of a desperate state. Our 3-month-old son has been experiencing allergies, and I have been eliminating foods from my diet in order to figure out what is causing them. Ariel took my extensive food restrictions in stride and made us delicious, healthy meals, as well as providing us with recipes we can make ourselves. Now I feel much more confident knowing that I have both a freezer filled with healthy meals I can eat and an arsenal of recipes I can make myself. We had a wonderful experience with Ariel and I highly recommend her!

– Betsy H, Takoma, DC

So, what’s for dinner?