Lemony Chickpea Quinoa
July 18, 2014 – 7:23 pm | No Comment

As soon as I set my eyes on this recipe, I knew it would become a favorite.
It’s the brainchild of wildly talented chef Einat Admony, and combines an unusual blend of Moroccan ingredients (preserved lemon, …

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Nut-phobic no more!
February 18, 2009 – 8:21 pm | No Comment
Nut-phobic no more!

There’s something about the nut bowl at a party which can elicit all sorts of alarm among weight conscious magazine editors. The way some editors warn us about it, being stationed next to the …

Sharing grandma’s love for wallflowerish canned salmon
February 15, 2009 – 12:10 pm | 3 Comments
Sharing grandma’s love for wallflowerish canned salmon

It’s still heart awareness month, so I’ve decided to send some love to a heart-healthy pantry item that seems to get so little of it: canned salmon.
When I was young, my Grandma Esther used to …

Keeping a low (lipid) profile
February 13, 2009 – 2:39 pm | One Comment
Keeping a low (lipid) profile

It’s still heart awareness month, so I thought I’d dedicate this posting to triglycerides… those little-known blood lipids that constantly get overshadowed by publicity-hungry cholesterol, both “good” (HDL) and “bad” (LDL).
After a routine blood test, …

Heart aflame? Dark chocolate to the rescue.
February 10, 2009 – 7:21 pm | 2 Comments
Heart aflame?  Dark chocolate to the rescue.

I was always skeptical about the alleged health benefits of chocolate, and suspected they might be a nutrition myth perpetuated by so-called “researchers” at places like the Hershey Research Institute. But researching the issue …

The Gluten-free Grammys
February 8, 2009 – 9:17 am | 2 Comments
The Gluten-free Grammys

There have been a lot of gluten-free experiments in my kitchen this past year, some of which have produced winning meals that became part of the regular playlist. So in anticipation of the upcoming …

I heart whole grains
February 5, 2009 – 2:22 pm | 2 Comments
I heart whole grains

It is very well established in the scientific literature that people whose diets are rich in whole grains have lower risks of cardiovascular and coronary heart disease than people who eat less of these foods. …