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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: A Plateful of Veggies with a Side of Chocolate

  No, that is not Velveeta.  It’s Roasted Red Pepper Cashew Sauce with some nutritional yeast blended in for a protein and a cheezy boost.  Welcome to episode 4 of Weird Meal Wednesdays.  This is where I show you examples … 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 a while but it was a recipe I had tried a long time ago that … 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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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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