Ingredients 6 pounds butternut squash, washed 6 ounces unsalted butter 2 Tablespoons dark brown sugar 3 Tablespoons molasses Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground white pepper, to taste 1 knob fresh ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves Zest from 1 orange Juice from 1 orange 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon garlic […]
Move over pumpkin spiced lattes!
A fresh take on an old favorite, you’ll retain much of the vitamin C by not heating this recipe up. Ingredients 1⁄2 c freshly squeezed orange juice 1 orange, peeled and halved 1 apple, cored and quartered 1 c Medjool dates, approximately 8-10, pitted 2 c fresh cranberries Full recipe […]
Halloween party plans? Serve this up as a “bloody” punch for your guests. Recipe: Beet, Strawberry, Cranberry Smoothie.
Autumn Toasted Pita and Kale Salad
My favorite IIN visiting teacher Annemarie Colbin (rest in power), used to say that eating was research. You try a food, observe how your body responds to it, and make adjustments accordingly. It’s just research! She would say. How to think about food \video\ The trouble with mass marketed diet programs and philosophies is that they […]
Turn your kitchen into a mini spa with simple face mask recipe. Gently rub into skin in a circular motion. Leave on for 10-20 minutes then rinse well. If using on your face, omit the almonds. Ingredients 2 tbsp rolled oats 1⁄2 c almond milk 2 tbsp avocado 1⁄2 c almonds […]
During my program at Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Lino Stanchich had us simulate chewing for two minutes. He wanted us to experience what chewing for that long felt like and the impact it could have on our relationship with food. I’ll tell you what it felt like: It felt like my food would get cold! […]
I feel like i don’t take advantage of cranberry season and since I’ve opted out of Turkey Day and Christmas, I want new ways of eating cranberries. This combinations mellows out the tartness of the cranberries. Full recipe here: Cranberry Coconut Squares.
Fusion cuisine at home. Pow!
Full Recipe: Sweet Potato Ice Cream Recipe. To make this in your Vitamix or Blendtec: Pour 1/2 of your oatmilk into ice cube trays and let it freeze solid while your sweet potato is getting cold in the fridge. You’ll want your remaining oatmilk to be cold as well. Add all ingredients to your machine and […]
Did you know that tuning in to your body’s response to what you eat can have a positive impact on your food choices? Years ago, when I was practicing a 100% plant-based diet, I discovered that I had a soy sensitivity. It’s so easy to fall into a processed food trap, even when you’re not […]
It’s apple season in New York! Did you know there are more than 100 varieties of apples and more varieties are developed each year? Apples were originally intended for cider, the hard kind. New York State is in the midst of a hard cider boom, with new laws passed in recent years allowing orchards to […]
If you’re from the American South, this recipe just looks what Northerners think cornbread is supposed to taste like.Southerners will find that funny. I’m from Brooklyn with Southern roots, and I’ve had traditional cornbread, sweet cornbread, and Jiffy. Southerners may find that funny, too. If you’re not Southern and you don’t get it, well, at […]
I’m not a huge fan of summer squash, but I’ll eat zucchini every which way to fried and baked. If you like zucchini bread, give this a try. I swapped out the flour for chickpeas. Ingredients 1⁄4 cup applesauce 1⁄4 cup butter, melted 2 eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract 11⁄2 […]
When I was a kid breakfast was usually cold cereal or bacon and eggs on toast, and on Sundays, as close to a Southern breakfast a Brooklyn girl could get this side of the Mason-Dixon. Today, I still do bacon and eggs, but usually with leafy greens instead of toast. I’ve also moved away from […]
Ingredients 1 cup (200 g) granulated sugar 1/2 cup (120 ml) water 4 cups (540 g) raw hazelnuts 1/2 cup (43 g) unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) light olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt Click here for recipe: Chocolate Hazelnut Spread
In my ten years as a health coach, I’ve managed three farmers markets, led cooking demos and food sampling events, worked as a cashier at a high end grocery store, managed a community supported agriculture project, and run a local and organic foods buying club. These roles offered a dynamic opportunity to get up close […]
Ingredients 2 lemons, juiced and divided 2 c strawberries 1⁄2 c blueberries 1⁄2 c raspberries 1⁄2 c blackberries 1⁄4 c water, divided 5 tbsp granulated sugar, divided 6 tbsp plain Greek yogurt, divided via Berry-Lemonade Ice Pops. Made in the Blendtec Designer Series.
Ingredients 4 teaspoons lemon juice 1 very ripe medium Hass avocado, peeled, pitted and quartered 1 cup (240 ml) hot water ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 4 Tablespoons (60 ml) vegetable oil Recipe Avocado Hollandaise.
I’m excited to announce my latest wellness program, Introduction to Integrative Nutrition Health Coaching. Many people have NO IDEA what health coaching is and how a health coach can help them, so I’ve decided to take it back to basics with a six-week wellness program. Integrative Nutrition Health Coaching is dynamic in that we don’t […]
Step up your brunch game this summer with this savory cheesecake recipe. Serve with sauteed or pan-roasted asparagus, home fries, and thick cut bacon. Ingredients 1 c feta cheese 1 tsp butter 1 slice whole wheat bread, toasted and quartered 1 large egg 3 large egg whites 4 (8 […]
How could you say no to these? INGREDIENTS: Crust 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup pitted dates 1 tbs cacao powder Filling 1 avocado, pitted and peeled 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted 3-4 tbsp maple syrup 1 banana 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 5-10 drops peppermint oil, I used peppermint extract Pinch of salt, optional, I […]
Ingredients 3 c 100% vegetable juice, such as V8 1 tsp prepared horseradish 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1⁄2 tsp celery salt 1⁄2 tsp hot sauce, or 1 tsp hot sauce for more heat 4 oz vodka black pepper, for garnish green olives, for garnish […]