How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms
April 2, 2017 – 4:40 pm | Comments Off on How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms

I’ll be the first to confess that elaborate mushrooms scare me a bit. The otherworldliness of enokis, the meatiness of King Trumpet stalks, the sponge-like texture of Lion’s Manes.
But I’ve been served Hen of the …

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How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms
April 2, 2017 – 4:40 pm | Comments Off on How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms
How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms

I’ll be the first to confess that elaborate mushrooms scare me a bit. The otherworldliness of enokis, the meatiness of King Trumpet stalks, the sponge-like texture of Lion’s Manes.
But I’ve been served Hen of the …

How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | 3 Comments
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 …

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 …

Weekly Menu Plan for A Dietitian’s Toddlers (Or: What My Kids are Eating Now)
January 21, 2013 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Weekly Menu Plan for A Dietitian’s Toddlers (Or: What My Kids are Eating Now)
Weekly Menu Plan for A Dietitian’s Toddlers (Or: What My Kids are Eating Now)

When I started this blog four years ago, it was called “What I’m Eating Now.”  But a marriage, two kids and a new career as a dietitian later, I find that people seem more interested …

Baby Brussels Sprouts That Will Rock Your Family’s Socks Off
January 2, 2013 – 6:09 pm | Comments Off on Baby Brussels Sprouts That Will Rock Your Family’s Socks Off
Baby Brussels Sprouts That Will Rock Your Family’s Socks Off

Happy New Year!
If you’ve pledged to kick off 2013 with an earnest attempt to eat healthier and be kinder to your hungover liver, then Brussels Sprouts are an excellent food to include in your weekly …

A Healthy Goody Bag
December 7, 2012 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on A Healthy Goody Bag
A Healthy Goody Bag

Every once in awhile, I become acutely aware of the fact that my choices, as a dietitian, may be more scrutinized by folks in my community.  After all, the personal choices I make are–for better …