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 …

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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 …

Pumpkin Paletas
October 24, 2012 – 5:10 pm | 3 Comments
Pumpkin Paletas

I don’t remember all that much about the foods my mother made for us growing up, other than that things were pretty simple and homey.  Baked chicken with potatoes and broccoli.  Scrambled eggs with salami. …