Beet and Goat Cheese Napoleon Bites
January 6, 2015 – 12:10 pm | No Comment

Here’s a cute little appetizer recipe inspired by the 52 New Foods Challenge, my new year’s resolution to try one new food with my family each week in 2015.
While I’ve loved beets for ages, …

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My Tasty 2012 Holiday Gift Guide
December 9, 2012 – 1:47 pm | No Comment
My Tasty 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays snuck up on me this year, so I hope it’s not too late to share some of my favorite gift ideas to inspire those on your list to have a healthy holiday and …

A Healthy Goody Bag
December 7, 2012 – 8:15 am | No Comment
A Healthy Goody Bag

Every once in awhile, I become acutely aware of the fact that my choices, as a dietitian, may be more scrutinized by folks in my community.  After all, the personal choices I make are–for better …

Smoky Ragout of Beluga Lentils
November 25, 2012 – 5:49 pm | No Comment
Smoky Ragout of Beluga Lentils

Where did November go?
I didn’t realize how long it’d been since I last posted, and I will spare you the standard blogger refrain about how busy I’ve been, etc..  Despite my absence, I have actually …

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. …

Goat’s Milk Labneh
September 30, 2012 – 5:06 pm | 2 Comments
Goat’s Milk Labneh

Labneh is a thick, creamy Middle Eastern yogurt dip, traditionally topped with a pool of olive oil and heavy sprinkle of za’atar– a green herbal mixture that features some combination of thyme, hyssop, oregano and/or …

An Aubergine Missionary: Chinese Eggplant (and: the Great Nightshade Debate)
September 15, 2012 – 4:34 am | One Comment
An Aubergine Missionary: Chinese Eggplant (and: the Great Nightshade Debate)

It would be going too far to say that I dislike eggplant.  There are several eggplant dishes I actually quite like; smoky babaganoush, elegant eggplant-encased Timbale, Chickpea Spaetzle with Eggplant…. OK, fine.  There are three …