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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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Our Recent Fall Harvest

Sweet potatoes and Sunchokes (aka Jerusalem artichokes)! Has anyone grown their own sweet potatoes or sunchokes?  If you are looking for a couple of easy foods to grow, I recommend trying these.  This was our first year with the sunchokes … Continue reading

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Sesame Teriyaki Tempeh Stir-Fry

Don’t be intimidated– it’s easier than you think.  Stir-frys are so great because you can pick a variety of your favorite veggies– and that’s good because each has its own special nutrient profile and you’ll get a broad range of … Continue reading

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Weird Meal Wednesday

Sometimes an ingenious idea for a blog picture will unfortunately appear after the photographic evidence is gone. All that remains after tonight’s dinner is this:   Glass of wine number 2 (my absolute max). Yes, that is a champagne glass, … Continue reading

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Peruvian Peanut Potato Soup

At the store the other day Chris picked up a bag of potatoes and said, “Let’s make that peanut-butter potato soup again.”  It had been awhile but it was a recipe I had tried a long time ago that he … Continue reading

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Yams vs. Sweet Potatoes

They are the same thing:  sweet potatoes.   At least here in American grocery stores they are.  Sweet potatoes are often mistakenly called yams, but true yams are not typically found in our markets.  From what I’ve read, the confusion may … Continue reading

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Quinoa Lentil Sweet Potato Burgers

Out of the millions of  versions of “veggie burgers” I’ve concocted,  these are one of my favorites.  Usually I like to include more vegetables, however these are a little heartier with their base of lentils and quinoa.  Add in chopped … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard and Sweet Potato Gratin

As many of you know, I am a big fan of Dr. Fuhrman.  If you haven’t read his book Eat to Live please do!  His new book called Super Immunity is equally as informative.  He discusses the failure of modern … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato-Lentil Soup and Raw Apple Crisp

Happy Labor Day weekend! Although it doesn’t quite feel like summer could possibly be winding down, I did get in the mood for making some fall-ish foods.  I made the Sweet Potato-Lentil Stew from Alicia Silverstone’s book, “The Kind Diet” … Continue reading

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