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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Buh-Bye, BPA
November 23, 2011 – 8:26 am | 10 Comments
Buh-Bye, BPA

First it was baby bottles, infant formula can liners and baby toys that started going BPA-free to protect the most vulnerable members of our society from the potentially harmful effects of Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical component of a …

Celebrate National Food Day!
October 24, 2011 – 7:40 am | Comments Off on Celebrate National Food Day!
Celebrate National Food Day!

Today is National Food Day, and events are taking place across the country to support six goals:
Reduce diet-related disease by promoting safe, healthy foods
Support sustainable farms & limit subsidies to big agribusiness
Expand access to food …

The Best Healthy Snacks
September 27, 2011 – 5:15 pm | Comments Off on The Best Healthy Snacks
The Best Healthy Snacks

One request I get over and over again from my clients is for a list of healthy, low-calorie snacks.
Some want sweet, and some want salty. Some crave crunchy and others smooth.  Some go for frozen, …

The Portfolio Diet
September 12, 2011 – 8:56 am | 2 Comments
The Portfolio Diet

If you’ve ever been diagnosed with high cholesterol, your doctor has probably given you the standard chat about all the foods you should avoid.  The general list of no-no’s includes anything high in cholesterol (eggs, …

Putting Peas on a Pedestal
June 27, 2011 – 7:23 am | Comments Off on Putting Peas on a Pedestal
Putting Peas on a Pedestal

Peas are having nothing short of a renaissance, and they owe their meteroic rise from the lowly ranks of TV-dinner cast-off to Top Chef-testant Carla Hall’s well-publicized 2009 preparation of fresh peas with butter, lemon and thyme …

Smarter Eating With Smart Phones
May 29, 2011 – 11:40 am | Comments Off on Smarter Eating With Smart Phones
Smarter Eating With Smart Phones

These days, whether I’m walking down the street, riding the subway or even hosting visitors in my home, I’m struck at how the majority of people around me are glued to their smartphones.  (Et tu, …