Ahh leftovers. It's a love/hate relationship. Sometimes you just want to eat something different. "Maybe I'll let these things sit in the fridge for another few weeks until they are unrecognizable." "Maybe we'll go out instead." No - Don't be defeated! Be inspired! I've mentioned this before: Combine proteins. Mix ground meat with mashed beans [...]
The most exciting thing happened last week: I won a recipe contest! The contest was part of the "Feed Virginia Day of Action", a state-wide initiative by the Governor and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe to bridge the nutritional divide and make local food more affordable to all Virginian's. To qualify, contestants were required to be [...]
Summer is hectic! We've done so much traveling - weddings, showers, visiting family, you name it. I know when we have back-to-back weekends, I feel so swamped during the week trying to get everything done before we leave again. SO to make the week a little less swampy, I try to meal prep. Some people [...]
I promised an update on my personal legume challenge, and here it is! (And in case you missed Part 1). Two things stand out to me as I write this post: Weekends can interrupt intentions! Or so it feels like. I can totally relate to my patients who have specific goals around eating healthier and movement, [...]
Last night I made the most delicious, buttery-sweet cinnamon rolls on the planet. Joy the Baker...thank you! My sister-in-law is getting MARRIED and asked if I could make mini-cinnamon rolls for their rehearsal dinner. That was the easiest "yes" of the year. So now I get to practice. I'm sorry in advance for the number [...]
On your mark, get set, BAKE this lemony squash bread TODAY!
If I had to pick one food to have for the rest of my life, it would be ice cream. Did you think it would be something healthy? 🙂 But a close second would be roasted vegetables. No offense to the raw and natural, but roasting transforms them in magical ways. They're more earthy, nutty, [...]