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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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 …

Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto
September 1, 2013 – 12:44 pm | One Comment
Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Pity the online recipe unaccompanied by a photo.  No matter how utterly delicious, it’s doomed to eternal obscurity; as Pinterest has shown us, people browse recipes with their eyes, not their brains.  It’s a beauty …

The Frozen Banana, Evolved
June 7, 2013 – 7:41 am | No Comment
The Frozen Banana, Evolved

As a kid growing up in the early 80s, homemade frozen treats were rather simple.  A popsicle was OJ, frozen.  A frozen treat was a whole peeled banana, wrapped in tin foil, frozen.  No one …

Gluten-free Carrot Cake Pancakes
January 12, 2013 – 6:51 am | One Comment
Gluten-free Carrot Cake Pancakes

Sometimes we food bloggers are essentially like food cover bands.  We find a fantastic, original recipe elsewhere, add our own little twist to it, and then ride its coattails to B-list fame.
While I try to …

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. …