Wendie Schneider

I am a registered dietitian with a passion for real food.  I am currently obsessing over hot yoga, farmers markets, and good wine.  

Sweet and Spicy Plantains

This side dish has everything- this one is spicy, savory, healthy and flavorful! I really enjoyed finding another substitute for mashed potatoes, and this one is super easy!...more

Blackened Monkfish with Mango Salsa

How do you get through the week? This simple dinner is super easy, and full of flavor.  I am discovering new places to shop and source food after my move to New Jersey.  As I was purusing the fish counter, I came across monkfish.  Known as poor man's lobster, this meaty fish is more like a steak.  ...more

Restaurant Spotlight: Lambs Bread Cafe

Today I was working in Columbia, and had to stop at my favorite little gem for lunch.  If you head into downtown, and swing to the opposite side of Main you come to a very shabby little block building called the Lambs Bread Cafe.  Do not let the outside atmosphere sway you from entering! The outside is filled with all sorts of little statues that take on a very distinct African vibe....more

Restaurant Spotlight: Lambs Bread Cafe

Today I was working in Columbia, and had to stop at my favorite little gem for lunch.  If you head into downtown, and swing to the opposite side of Main you come to a very shabby little block building called the Lambs Bread Cafe.  Do not let the outside atmosphere sway you from entering! The outside is filled with all sorts of little statues that take on a very distinct African vibe....more

Pantry Doctor Confessions: Day 1 Juice Cleanse

Lets be real.  ...more

Things That Made Me Smile This Week

This week I received this picture from a client with their freshly prepped meal....more
@Karen Ballum That's exactly what I did! Roasted them with olive oil, and mushrooms and ...more

Truthseekers: Eggs are bad for your heart

EggLets Look at the Big Picture for Cholesterol:...more

Things That Made Me Smile This Week

This week I had some traveling and was on the road quite a bit.  These were some of the things that made my trip this week enjoyable....more

What I'm Currently Obsessing Over: Infused Water!

I a currently obsessing over infused water! Hydration is a real problem for me, as it is for many in the summer. I look for creative ways to flavor my water because I don't really like the taste and I do not want to drink anything artificial.  ...more
@Natashakravchuk I checked out your website! What amazing recipes! Thank you!more

Travel: The Blue Plate, Mullica Hill, NJ

Recently, while I was in New Jersey I was searching for a restaurant that used locally sourced ingredients. I had a little trouble but finally found this little gem called The Blue Plate in Mullica Hill, NJ and I stopped in for lunch.  They offer weekly specials that are unique to the menu and offer ingredients from local farms....more