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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Alegria: Mexico’s answer to the Rice-Krispie treat
April 12, 2009 – 7:00 pm | 11 Comments
Alegria: Mexico’s answer to the Rice-Krispie treat

I first encountered Alegria–which means ‘happiness’– when I was visiting Puebla, Mexico. It sort of looks like a thick rice cake, only it’s much denser and sweeter.  The fact that it’s mostly sold in confectionary …

Jumping on the Quinoa bandwagon
April 9, 2009 – 9:21 pm | 6 Comments
Jumping on the Quinoa bandwagon

I resisted writing about quinoa for some time.  Not because I don’t think it’s awesome (I do!), but because it seems like the mainstream media has finally picked up on its awesomeness and has been …

Stalking Asparagus
April 2, 2009 – 8:08 pm | 2 Comments
Stalking Asparagus

Spring is a much anticipated time in my world, as it marks the beginning of Asparagus season.  While it’s true that you can find these magically delicious stalks year-round in most supermarkets, wintertime asparagus tends …

Not your mama’s (Gluten-free) Matzoh Balls
March 29, 2009 – 4:52 pm | 41 Comments
Not your mama’s (Gluten-free) Matzoh Balls

 

 
Nothing says Passover like matzoh ball soup, the original Jewish comfort food. Feeling under the weather? Have some matzoh ball soup.  Depressed?  Have some matzoh ball soup. Homesick? Defrost some of mom’s matzoh ball soup. …

New yogurts for the lactose-and-soy-challenged
March 26, 2009 – 7:53 pm | 13 Comments
New yogurts for the lactose-and-soy-challenged

From what I can tell, many people in the nutrition field regard people who claim to be lactose intolerant with a dose of skepticism.  Apparently, some data somewhere shows that many people who think they …

A grapeleaf tutorial, and a sort-of recipe
March 22, 2009 – 5:51 pm | No Comment
A grapeleaf tutorial, and a sort-of recipe

I never much cared for stuffed grape leaves (or dolmas, as they’re known in Greek) until I tasted my mother-in-law’s version.  While I always found other grape leaves to be too briny or bitter or …