Butternut Squash Souffle Squares (Gluten free, low FODMAP)
March 4, 2014 – 4:12 pm | No Comment

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 …

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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 …

Lactose-free Creamed Spinach
August 24, 2012 – 11:37 am | No Comment
Lactose-free Creamed Spinach

Creamed spinach is not exactly a staple recipe on most dietitians’ tables.
However, I recently wrote an article about Rethinking the Kid-Veggie Relationship on US News & Health Report’s eat + run blog, and got some …

Oatmeal-Banana-Peanut Butter-Chia Bars
August 17, 2012 – 8:58 am | 5 Comments
Oatmeal-Banana-Peanut Butter-Chia Bars

Have I gotten your attention yet?
We all have our ingredient buzzwords.  You know, those words your eyes gravitate towards on a menu and compel you to order the item that features them?
For most people, it’s …

Beans are the New… Everything
July 24, 2012 – 5:01 pm | 6 Comments
Beans are the New… Everything

Hardly a day goes by that I don’t eat beans or lentils in some form. Middle Eastern lentils and rice (mujjadara) and falafel… Mexican black beans with quinoa or rice… Indian Chickpeas with Spinach (Chana …

Date Night, Every Tuesday
July 17, 2012 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Date Night, Every Tuesday

OK, so I may not actually have time for a proper date night with my husband once a week, but I did manage to free up some room on my dance card to rendezvous with …

Smoked Tofu with Spicy Texas BBQ Sauce
July 14, 2012 – 8:21 am | No Comment
Smoked Tofu with Spicy Texas BBQ Sauce

Necessity is most certainly the mother of invention.
Last weekend, my highly-carnivorous stepfather was smoking a 20 lb beef brisket in his outdoor smoker– a daylong project he undertakes several times per summer with great pomp …