Category Archives: Meals & Snacks

Let’s Talk About Snacks

Snacking has gotten an undeserved bad reputation– I think mainly because what most of us consider “snack foods” are the packaged, ultra-processed  flour and sugar-based items lining store shelves.  But all snacking really means is eating.  And if you’re hungry … Continue reading

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup

              I’m taking it easy today and this weekend after having some dental surgery yesterday.  Once I arrived home, I knew I would be thinking about food very soon and needed something nourishing but … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Meal Idea: Farm Fresh Spaghetti Squash Boat Topped with Chili and Cheese

I’m experiencing my annual mixed feelings about the weather changing.  The darker mornings and early sunsets are a reminder that summer is gone and winter is approaching.  I despise being cold.  But the chillier temps calling for leggings, sweaters and … Continue reading

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Food Photo Roundup 2: Meals

Being a nutritionist, it may come as no big surprise to you that I find it interesting to see what other people eat.  Not in a judgemental way, but more out of curiosity.   Plus, when I’m feeling like I’m … Continue reading

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Food Photo Roundup 1: Desserts

          I’ve been busy spring cleaning my food photo collection (haven’t gotten to the house yet)… I am guilty of accumulating pictures with the good intention of writing blog posts about them–  but then life gets … Continue reading

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Baked Carrot Fries

I got the idea to make these from the show My Diet is Better Than Yours— have you seen it?  I don’t watch TV but heard about it through one of my favorite podcasts, The Fat-Burning Man (Abel James).  I … Continue reading

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2 Stupendous Salad Stops in Stowe

Last weekend I was in Stowe, Vermont for a quick trip and ended up having two amazing salads that inspired me to remind you all that salads do not have to equal boring.  I always check menus for interesting salads.  … Continue reading

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2 “Pizza-But-Not-Crappy-Pizza” Meal Ideas

            Pizza!  Everyone likes pizza. I grew up eating pizza, probably at least once a week. Most people I talk to eat it quite frequently too.  Yes, it’s delicious and OK to eat occasionally but … Continue reading

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My Food Adventures in the Azores

It feels really good to be back home in my cozy, familiar house in Rhode Island after a week in the Azores.  I mean that even with this huge snowstorm going on as I type!   The Azores Islands are … Continue reading

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8 Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Hello!  These are gift recommendations from someone whose life revolves around eating and talking about eating–  so you know they are all going to be food (or beverage) related.  They also happen to be things I have around my kitchen … Continue reading

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