In Season Now: Patty Pan Squash Pizza

Last week I visited the Collingswood Farmers market and picked up some patty pan squash.  I had a great idea for them, and now that they are in abundance and the weather is still warm, these make for great grilled faux pizzas. Chance always thinks that there is something for him on the grill.  As he looked on, I cut the patty pan squash down the middle....more

7 Sports Nutrition Myths Debunked

We are officially back from vacation after a wonderful week in Ocean City, NJ.  Now that it is Monday, it is back to the grind! I have sports nutrition on the brain, and was going through some pictures so I decided to share some tidbits with you....more

Farmers Markets: Collingswood NJ

Jersey corn? Check.  Tomatoes? Check. Chinese Purple long beans? Dragon Tongue beans? Bumblebee tomatoes?? ...more

The Fermentation Monvement: a Beginners Guide

What are fermented foods? These can be cheese, yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchee, pickles, and olives to name a few.  What exactly are fermented veggies? ...more

Rosemary's NYC

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Recipes: Chicken Piccata

I am in the mecca of Italian restaurants now that I have moved to New Jersey.  Who doesn't like Italian? If you don't, we need to have a serious discussion....more

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