For the past few months, I’ve been in love with smoothies. They’re quick, pretty simple to make and very easy to pack with fruits, vegetables, or protein. They’re also great to grab and drink during a busy morning….
Sometimes I forget that strawberries aren’t just for sweet things. When I was telling my mom that I has chosen strawberries for the next Nutrition DL series, she immediately said, “Oh! What about a great salad?”…
Two years ago today, I was a freaking mess. I was frantically running around my place, packing, baking, photographing and writing my very first blog post. That afternoon I was driving down from LA to Temecula for the first Big Traveling Potluck and my first convention as a food blogger, a real food blogger. I had a big two posts and a tupperware container filled with cookies for the potluck….
I’ve heard of chia jam here and there, but I had yet to make it until recently. The thought of adding chia into jam is such a fascinating and why-haven’t-I-thought-of-this-before kind of thing….
Nutrition DL is a series that gives you the download on seasonal fruits, vegetables, or pantry staples. Once you learn about the nutrition, varieties, and how to select and store the featured ingredient, I share a four recipes over four weeks to inspire and feed you with this great seasonal food. Check out other foods I’ve covered here.
I’ll be honest– I’ve overlooked strawberries. When I was walking around my farmer’s market figuring out what was the best fruit or vegetable to feature in the next Nutritional DL series, strawberries were never on my list. Strawberries are almost always around, hanging out on cakes, pastries, in almost every fruit cup or platter. If something has a fruity flavor, it’s usually strawberry flavor….
A noodle bowl with greens and protein is my constant back pocket meal. I’ve always got these three things in some form in my house at all times. Lately, the protein mixed into the bowl has been tempeh….