How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | No Comment

Some foods are just plain intimidating, and I’ve historically counted whole pomegranates among them.
Unlike other fruits, whose edible flesh lies directly under the skin, a pomegranate’s edible part is actually the hundreds of little juice-filled …

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Stuff of interest to people on a gluten-free diet

Foods you’re probably not eating but totally should be

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No lactose? No problem.

Lactose-free foods and recipes for the digestively-challenged

Beans, Peas & Such

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GF Bread-like Things

Recipes for gluten free breads, rolls, doughs and other such foods

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 …

Lactose-free Creamed Spinach
August 24, 2012 – 11:37 am | One 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 …