Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleon Bites
January 6, 2015 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

Here’s a cute little appetizer recipe inspired by the 52 New Foods Challenge, my new year’s resolution to try one new food with my family each week in 2015.
While I’ve loved beets for ages, …

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Cuckoo for Coconut Water
April 29, 2009 – 7:31 pm | No Comment
Cuckoo for Coconut Water

I don’t know about where you live, but here in New York, it hit 90 degrees this week.  And it’s not even May.  No sooner did the flip flops come out did I find myself …

I’m just not that into you, Iceberg Lettuce
April 24, 2009 – 12:50 pm | No Comment
I’m just not that into you, Iceberg Lettuce

At the risk of being kicked out of nutrition school, I’ve decided to come clean and admit a shameful thing: I don’t particularly like to eat salad.  I look across my classroom night after night …

It’s Tupelo time
April 20, 2009 – 11:11 am | 5 Comments
It’s Tupelo time

For two to three short weeks in April every year (that’s now!), a brief window of opportunity exists for some lucky honeybees in southern Georgia and Florida to pollinate the flowering Tupelo trees in their …

The Caviar of Lentils
April 16, 2009 – 11:32 am | 2 Comments
The Caviar of Lentils

Lentils seem to have a reputation as poor man’s food; a high-protein staple that fills you up on the cheap.  But no one would dare to characterize Beluga lentils in this way.  Even when cooked, …

Alegria: Mexico’s answer to the Rice-Krispie treat
April 12, 2009 – 7:00 pm | 11 Comments
Alegria: Mexico’s answer to the Rice-Krispie treat

I first encountered Alegria–which means ‘happiness’– when I was visiting Puebla, Mexico. It sort of looks like a thick rice cake, only it’s much denser and sweeter.  The fact that it’s mostly sold in confectionary …

Jumping on the Quinoa bandwagon
April 9, 2009 – 9:21 pm | 6 Comments
Jumping on the Quinoa bandwagon

I resisted writing about quinoa for some time.  Not because I don’t think it’s awesome (I do!), but because it seems like the mainstream media has finally picked up on its awesomeness and has been …