Sometimes I wonder when and how “healthy” food got such a bad rap? People’s preconceived notion that healthy is not tasty, and vice versa, motivates me to create recipes that are drool worthy and nutrient dense. As a Registered Dietitian, I also think it is important to be able to understand food, how to cook and prepare it, and how to help people eat better whether it’s with a food allergy, health condition, or cultural practice. Ultimately, this is my goal with sharing my recipes on my blog. Today’s post is extra special as it’s Registered Dietitian Day!...more
What do you get when you throw together half a bag of frozen edamame beans, some leftover tomatoes, a can of corn, and some balsamic vinegar?! A tasty new dish for you and for baby!! I'll admit it, this recipe was an experiment...gone good (thank goodness!). I've roasted tomatoes in the oven before and they turned out delicious so I figured I couldn't go wrong with this one....more
One of the most fun things about being online for me is the interesting kitchens you get to peek into. One spot I know I'd love to visit is the kitchen of Susan, The Well Seasoned Cook. Susan always creates dishes that look and sound amazing to me, and when I saw this recent post about her Miso Shirataki Noodles with Edamame and Shichimi Togarashi Seasoning, I immediately wished I could try a bowl. It's true the recipe has some unusual ingredients, but Shirataki noodles are available at most large health-foods stores, and Susan says the Shichimi Togarashi Seasoning i...more
I’ve been on a bit of a lemon kick lately. Meyer lemons, that is. For the longest time I would read recipes and blog posts of friends flaunting their use of Meyer lemons, yet I couldn’t get my hands on them. I searched every grocer and farmer’s market in town with no luck. I dreamed to cook with these mysterious lemons that everyone else seemed to have in great bounty....more
Adjusting the schedule for the anticipated weather, I did my 15 mile run today. 15.23 miles at an average pace of 9.73. I felt good and decided instead of the scheduled 75 minute run, I’d go for the long haul today. So 11 treadmill miles and 4.23 road miles, not bad and I’m saving my legs by getting part of the run done on the mill. When the warmer weather hits, I’ll be doing more road miles so I’m in no hurry.
Short recap of the run: At mile 2.75...more