As the weather gets cooler and the days get shorter our taste buds for flavors may change. Pears and apples line our fruit bowls and sweet potatoes and butternut squash take over our dinners. And then there is Kale, one of my favorites! Enjoy some fun facts and a recipe worth trying. Warm Kale Salad Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato, diced into 1/2-inch cubes4 tsp avocado or olive oil1/4 … [Read more...] about Warm Kale Salad Recipe
Happy Summer! I hope my newsletter finds you enjoying the warmer months of the calendar year. Its hard not to think of the beach when I think of summer; and when I think of the beach I think of seafood-Lobster, Muscles, Shrimp and Halibut just to mention a few! On a recent trip to the beaches of Cape Cod I was able to get my fix of a few of my favorites...As well as dive into a few good … [Read more...] about Happy Summer
All About Garlic: The word garlic is derived from the old English word garlēac, meaning gar spear and leek, as in a spear-shaped leek. Garlic is a perennial flowering plant that produces pink to purple flowers from July to September in the Northern Hemisphere. The bulb of the garlic can contain up to 20 cloves that vary in shape Tip #1: Garlic … [Read more...] about April is Garlic Month!
As a registered dietitian nutritionist, too often I forget that I have been educated and have a responsibility to talk about food safety. It is not just important to teach about what we eat, but also to make sure that the food we are eating is safe. We often have no idea the shelf life of foods, even when they do have a label. Below is guide to help skim our refrigerators and … [Read more...] about Food Safety
As the seasons change and fall foods emerge its hard not to find our eating habits changing, Instead of peaches and plums, we eat apples and pears. Summer barbecues turn into oven roasting. As we approach thanksgiving and our tables have less people this year I find myself doing something brand new...preparing a Thanksgiving meal. With no recipes on hand, I turned to my family for home cooked … [Read more...] about November News and Recipes
Happy summer! I hope my update finds you well enjoying some time outdoors as the weather warms up. It has definitely looked different than summers past but hopefully you can see some opportunity in that. I have tried to use this time to try new ways to get groceries....and I thought I might dedicate this months newsletter to tell you about misfit foods. At the advice of a client I visited their … [Read more...] about July, 2020 Newsletter
Happy June! I hope my newsletter finds you enjoying some sun and smiles, even during this dark time in our history. When I think of summer I think of salads! I recently was praised by my family for making the most delicious salad, which made me think to write this newsletter about how to make a delicious at home salad. First, pick a mixed green with different types of … [Read more...] about How to Make the Best at Home Salad
Its May, the sun is out, and I hope everyone is starting to enjoy the outdoors! I have been spending more and more time outside with the longer days and warmer weather. What have I been up too? Between virtual work sessions I have been homeschooling my 7 and 10 year old, enjoying long bike rides, reading a great book, and loving Netflix! I also try and cook a few meals here and there...send me an … [Read more...] about May Newsletter