Category Archives: Meals & Snacks

Recent JOB LOT Food Finds

Everyone is always looking for new food ideas, so here are my finds from a recent trip….  to Job Lot! Do you ever think of Job Lot when you think of food shopping?  I do!  While you’re obviously not going … Continue reading

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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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