How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | No Comment

Some foods are just plain intimidating, and I’ve historically counted whole pomegranates among them.
Unlike other fruits, whose edible flesh lies directly under the skin, a pomegranate’s edible part is actually the hundreds of little juice-filled …

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How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | No Comment
How to Eat a Pomegranate

Some foods are just plain intimidating, and I’ve historically counted whole pomegranates among them.
Unlike other fruits, whose edible flesh lies directly under the skin, a pomegranate’s edible part is actually the hundreds of little juice-filled …

Lemony Chickpea Quinoa
July 18, 2014 – 7:23 pm | No Comment
Lemony Chickpea Quinoa

As soon as I set my eyes on this recipe, I knew it would become a favorite.
It’s the brainchild of wildly talented chef Einat Admony, and combines an unusual blend of Moroccan ingredients (preserved lemon, …

“Pink Stuff” Sandwiches (Roasted Beet and Horseradish Spread)
June 1, 2014 – 10:36 am | One Comment
“Pink Stuff” Sandwiches (Roasted Beet and Horseradish Spread)

I’ve always found vegetarian sandwiches to be a bit uninspired.  It can be hard to come up with enough substance to make the sandwich satiating– a pile of vegetables just doesn’t do it for …

Sweet Potato Pignoli Picnic Quiches (Gluten-free, FODMAP friendly)
May 27, 2014 – 10:29 am | No Comment
Sweet Potato Pignoli Picnic Quiches (Gluten-free, FODMAP friendly)

This tasty little recipe comes to us from Israel, via my cousin Shelly, who brought it to a family retreat over Memorial Day weekend.  It’s a great portable, vegetarian “entree” for summer picnics–as it …

Butternut Squash Souffle Squares (Gluten free, low FODMAP)
March 4, 2014 – 4:12 pm | No Comment
Butternut Squash Souffle Squares (Gluten free, low FODMAP)

I debated whether to call this dish a souffle or a spoonbread.  Technically, it doesn’t fit the definition of either, but texture-wise, it could pass for both.  I opted for “souffle” since that designation places …

Hard-to-Find, digestively-friendly versions of staple foods
January 21, 2014 – 1:34 pm | One Comment
Hard-to-Find, digestively-friendly versions of staple foods

Working in a gastroenterology practice, I specialize in helping people with sensitive digestive systems navigate around a variety of food intolerances.  Once we isolate the offending ingredient or compound–whether gluten, lactose, fructose, inulin or artificial …