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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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, …

Gluten-Free Vegetable Fried Rice
February 23, 2013 – 5:14 pm | No Comment
Gluten-Free Vegetable Fried Rice

Every two weeks or so, the leftovers in my fridge start accumulating faster than I can work through them.  Dribs and drabs of leftover broccoli and green beans that the kids didn’t finish; a …

Oatmeal-Banana-Peanut Butter-Chia Bars
August 17, 2012 – 8:58 am | 5 Comments
Oatmeal-Banana-Peanut Butter-Chia Bars

Have I gotten your attention yet?
We all have our ingredient buzzwords.  You know, those words your eyes gravitate towards on a menu and compel you to order the item that features them?
For most people, it’s …

Copycat Warm Quinoa Salad
March 28, 2012 – 5:26 pm | No Comment
Copycat Warm Quinoa Salad

It seems like I’m always defaulting to a Quinoa dish for our family’s potluck holiday celebrations.  Here’s a quick Quinoa flashback:
Passover, 2009: I did a Minted Quinoa Salad with Pine Nuts and my now-famous gluten-free …

Buckwheat Beet Blini with Beluga Lentil “Caviar”
December 30, 2011 – 6:45 pm | One Comment
Buckwheat Beet Blini with Beluga Lentil “Caviar”

This fancy, festive, healthy gluten-free appetizer for New Year’s Eve parties was inspired, as most of my cooking these days seems to be, by the two newly-minted toddlers that run our house.
You see, I have a freezer …

Interpreting the New USDA Food Plate
June 6, 2011 – 9:04 am | No Comment
Interpreting the New USDA Food Plate

Rest in peace, Food Pyramid.
Last Thursday, the USDA unveiled the new graphic tool to depict the recommended eating pattern for Healthy Americans, and it’s a significant departure from the carb-heavy, animal-protein laden pyramid whose emphasis …