A common question I receive, and a very good one at that, especially now that we are entering warmer months where produce abounds.Let's start here:There's a difference between a food being nutritious and a food being free of pesticides. So let's begin by taking a look at the nutritional value of organic foods versus conventional.Are organic foods more nutritious?...more
Buckwheat has been my best friend over the last couple of months. I’ve been making buckwheat as a side dish anytime we would normally have quinoa or rice. I find buckwheat to be yummier than both quinoa and rice – it has such a nice, earthy taste. Maybe it just reminds me of childhood – we never heard of quinoa in Ukraine, and buckwheat kasha was definitely a more traditional side dish than rice....more
Am I the only one being driven insane by the kidlets trapped in the house? It's freezing out, my car is coated in ice, and all I want are April showers. Somebody down south, please send this New England girl some spring....more
It's the Monday after Easter, and if you celebrate the holiday, you likely have leftover hard-boiled eggs hanging out in the fridge. Sure, you can mash up some eggs, mix in a bit of mayo and mustard, and you've got traditional egg salad. Who needs a recipe for that?
But if you want to get a little more creative with your leftover boiled eggs, here are 10 fresh new twists on egg salad for Meatless Monday. One of these just might become your new tradition!...more