Unbox your kitchen and discover recipes to prepare foods from real ingredients.

Who We Are

UnBox Your Kitchen is a community of home cooks, lovers of delicious food, health coaches, and professionals with a passion to explore the elements for a healthier life.

Our Mission

Our mission is to encourage you to explore the joy of preparing your meals, desserts, and other foods you eat to nourish your precious body. One way we do this is by sharing delicious home-cooking recipes, personal experiences, and basic kitchen instructions.

Community Guidelines

We moderate every comment added to a recipe. When leaving reviews, we ask that you remember that a fellow community member has shared their recipe with you. Constructive feedback is always welcome, but rude, mean, disrespectful, or spammy comments are not welcome and will not be approved.

Recipe Submissions & Testing

UnBox Your Kitchen is always on the lookout for talented new writers, recipe developers, equipment reviewers, and photographers who love cooking to join our team of contributors. We’re currently accepting submissions for recipes, articles, and features (especially personal essays and food histories). Please submit pitches or inquire about potential assignments by sharing a short bio and your relevant experience in our pitch form.

Our team of recipe editors will evaluate recipes submitted. Each recipe undergoes a series of reviews for duplication and accuracy. Recipes are reviewed and edited to ensure they are replicable when following the instructions.

We reserve the right to edit all submissions. Access the Submission Guidelines.

Product Reviews

Our product reviews are independent and based on research and product testing. If you visit links within our content, we may receive commissions from your purchases, but we never receive any compensation or consideration for the content of our recommendations.

Editorial Guidelines

We take great pride in our community and content. We strive to create original and accurate content that is engaging and informational to you, our audience. Access our Submission Guidelines.

At UnBox Your Kitchen, we aspire to share content written by humans, for humans. It is against our guidelines to publish automatically generated content using AI writing tools.

Meet the Team

Cindy Kochis


Cindy Kochis, INHC

Life is an amazing adventure; it was never intended to be lived in gray-scale.

Cindy Kochis

Recipe Editor

Cindy Kochis, INHC

The kitchen is where friends and family come together for good food and conversations that nourish the soul.

Cindy Kochis


Cindy Kochis, INHC

The more aware we are of what we eat, the better food choices we make and the better we feel.

Engage with Us

Providing healthy food choices to prepare from scratch has played an important role since the conception of UnBox Your Kitchen. We encourage you to join us on this quest. Here’s how:

  • Subscribe to the UnBox Your Kitchen Newsletter
  • Submit a healthy recipe with an article or story
  • Submit a helpful kitchen tip
  • Submit information regarding a particular herb, fruit, vegetable, etc.
  • Share the posts that resonate with you with your friends and family

Together we can explore the joys of a good home-cooking.