Happy harvest season!!! I hope your garden, CSA or local market is offering you some lovely, local produce. I’m knee-deep in cucumbers, zucchini and tomatoes and am patiently waiting for my peppers to get a bit bigger. The chard is still coming up and I’m hoping it keeps growing into October because I absolutely adore this pasta dish. [...]
I’m on holidays for a few weeks but I’m actually spending less time in the kitchen than usual. We’re spending more time outside and throwing together simple, picnic style dinners. The other night we barbecued four cobs of corn but only ate two. The next day, the leftover cobs were sitting in the fridge waiting [...]
On my way back from meeting a client today, my back tire spun on a small ice patch at a stop sign. Sigh. With cooler temperatures come cravings for soup, stew and quite often, a big bowl of pasta. But whether you’re avoiding nightshades like tomatoes, or are tired of the same old spaghetti marinara, I’ve got [...]
Every week in sessions with clients, the question about how to eat more vegetables comes up. And let’s face it, most of us make the same few meals over and over again. And buy the same fruits and veggies week in and week out. That’s why I came up with this recipe, it gets a whole [...]
Happy summer everyone! Despite the rainy day today, I managed to get most of my veggie garden in the ground. And I just wanted to drop you a note to let you know about two great local businesses that can help you create an amazing, edible garden. Urban Eatin’ is a local co-op that can design and [...]
It happens a lot in my house. I buy a giant bag of avocados at Costco and use a few of them. Suddenly I have three ripe avocados sitting in the fridge…waiting. A few days ago I told my littlest one we were going to make some pudding inspired by a few different recipes I’d [...]
Despite being a nutritionist, I have a very – let’s say discerning – eater in my family. At least when it comes to vegetables. So I was happy about the cool weather today because it gave me a chance to turn all the veggies in my fridge and garden into a pot of homemade sauce. [...]
In fact, kale is one of those superfoods we’re all supposed to be eating every day.