I am a snacker, and I know I’m not alone. Snacking can be helpful for keeping your energy up and your hangery tendencies at bay. What you snack on can help keep this steady, as well as any healthy eating/weight loss related goals you may have. …
I’m a dietary traveler. I’ve got my culinary passport stamped from all different diets and lifestyles, from vegetarian to vegan to gluten free to raw. I’ll probably have to get some extra pages soon. I love trying something from anything and everything and seeing what I can incorporate in my own kitchen. Today we’re visiting the land of Paleo….
Making healthy food doesn’t have to be complicated. It can just really be that simple, it can be enough….
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 have been keeping an eye out for months to find the best cauliflower to show you. Cauliflower started popping up at my farmers’ market late last year while the Swiss chard series was running. Once it was done, I was going to buy all of the beautiful colors and varieties and share some great recipes with you. When it was finally time, some of the booths started to carry less! I was worried, but I continued to wait, because I just had to talk about cauliflower. And my patience was rewarded! The bright and captivating colors returned to my markets and I snatched them up to share with you….
It’s time to pull things back to the other side of the spectrum. The holidays are wrapping up, and I’ll be honest, I indulged some. It wasn’t crazy, but it definitely hasn’t been my usual meals or snacks. I’ve had food that I know I only enjoy once or twice a year, so I let any judge-y voices yammering in my head get blocked out by just being in a moment….
This one goes out to rice. For most of my life, white rice was in almost every dinner I made or was served. Before moving to college, I witnessed my family go through about 3 to 4 rice cookers. I find a comfort in white rice; it’s glistening fluffiness reminds me of a welcome meal when my stomach wasn’t feeling well, big family events at our favorite, now no longer Chinese restaurant, and home. The wonder of sushi later got added to that list in college….