The Most Delicious Watermelon Gazpacho…EVER!

June 18, 2014

Our supper club theme this month was colors. We each got assigned a color and had to bring  a food to match it. My assigned color was pink/red, so I had to make a pink or red appetizer. At first, I was uninspired. Then I saw the big ole’ watermelon I had just bought staring […]

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{giveaway} Brassicas Cookbook + Smoky Kale Salad with Egg

June 12, 2014
Smoky Kale Salad with Egg 2

I love a good cookbook, especially one unencumbered by meat. For a plant-based eater like myself, there’s nothing better than perusing through a cookbook full of gorgeous dishes that I can actually eat! This is why I’m excited to share a new cookbook with you. Yes, it’s a veggie cookbook, but one that meat eaters […]

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My Formula For Easy Weeknight Meals

June 4, 2014

If you’re like me, you pass on recipes with long ingredient lists and complex cooking methods.  You won’t find me making a soufflé or poached eggs anytime soon. That’s definitely going to end in tears. I’m really all about simple, easy food. I may not use common ingredients (I love my kelp noodles, miso paste […]

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Matcha & Pumpkin Seed Crusted Salmon

May 22, 2014
matcha green tea

Matcha tea is my latest obsession. I love the color and the texture and I’ve been adding it to pretty much everything. Lucky for me, this month’s recipe redux challenge is cooking with tea: Tea cups around the world are bubbling up with bold new flavors: From cardamom chai and sencha green to bubble teas […]

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Travel Eats: My Plate Recap While Eating On The Go

May 19, 2014

I had fun last week traveling to San Francisco to visit the home of Clif bar. They invited a group of dietitians out for their annual “RD Summit” to educate us on their product line and how they run their company. They are a pretty impressive organization to say the least, and I can see […]

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What I Ate Wednesday (The RD Edition) Post #1

May 7, 2014

As someone who tells other people what to eat for a living, I try not to talk too much about what I eat. In part because I don’t want you to think you should be eating like me. And in part because I don’t want to be judged, one way or another. Because eating “healthy” […]

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{recipe redux} Italian Carrot Salad

April 22, 2014
Italian Carrot Salad

This month’s recipe redux post is honoring treasured cookware. I could not think of a better item to showcase than my mom’s famous white serving bowl. This simple white bowl is not much to write home about; if you saw it on my table you wouldn’t think anything of it. But this nondescript bowl is […]

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Why Do I Eat Clean?

April 16, 2014

Last month I finished copy edits on my first cook book – Skinny Juices, 101 Juice Recipes for Detox and Weight Loss (coming out in June!). This week I’ve been busy prepping for the launch of  my sixth group detox program. So detox is on my mind! But more specifically, toxins. Mostly because I keep seeing quotes and stories […]

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