Bok Choy Salad with Peanut Vinaigrette (FODMAP friendly)
November 29, 2015 – 2:23 pm | No Comment

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I completely overdid it this past Thanksgiving weekend.
I’m in serious reining it in mode, and have committed to low carb, vegetably dinners for this coming week– …

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Catch me on NPR!
April 27, 2012 – 5:06 pm | No Comment
Catch me on NPR!

Sometimes it pays to be the only person on the web who blogs about a random, little-known food that appears for just a few weeks per year and most people are afraid to eat.  When …

Celebrate National Food Day!
October 24, 2011 – 7:40 am | No Comment
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 …

Bamba for Babies
July 17, 2011 – 10:52 am | 4 Comments
Bamba for Babies

It seems that peanuts are fraught with controversy these days, especially among those with young families.
The legacy of “conventional wisdom” that advocates avoiding introducing peanuts to babies and children–even up to ages 1 through 3– …

From a Halloween Scare, some Thanksgiving Inspiration
October 24, 2010 – 6:17 pm | No Comment
From a Halloween Scare, some Thanksgiving Inspiration

There’s nothing like a Gestational Diabetes scare one week before Halloween–and having to chug 100g of pure sugar in 5 minutes flat for the blood test– to turn a pregnant woman off of sweets for …

Making Mu Shu
October 4, 2010 – 7:31 pm | No Comment
Making Mu Shu

I’ve written previously about the challenge of finding gluten-free Chinese food options, and how homemade Chinese tends to be the safest option for folks like us.  But even home cooks could be forgiven for thinking …

Hibiscus by Any Other Name
June 5, 2010 – 9:06 am | No Comment
Hibiscus by Any Other Name

In Jamaica, they make it into tea and call it “sorrel.”  In Mexico, they make it into soda and call it “flor de Jamaica.”  When made into tea here in the U.S., we call it …