I've said it before but it is shocking, 40% of food produced is wasted, of that 40-50% comes from consumers. I am sure that number only increases this time of year. If you want some tips for Thanksgiving meals, and what to do with leftovers listen to this interview I did with WIAD, CBS DC … Continue reading Thanksgiving Leftovers
A fresh and delicious summer dinner, corn and tomato risotto with homemade no waste roasted vegetable stock.
Every year since living in DC, I make my sister her all time favorite dessert- Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. Every year I try a new recipe hoping it will be better than the last. This year according to my sister "Was the best yet!" Mission accomplished. Recipe is at the end of this … Continue reading Carrot Cake Recipe & Sally’s Middle Name- Restaurant Review
One of the highlights of our trip to France was, with out a doubt, this cooking class(click for link), called Cuisine de Chef. Surrounded by the spectacular French countryside of mountains, vineyards, and orchards, I can't think of a more perfect setting to feel submerged into the serene Provence. Even if you do not attend the cooking … Continue reading Cooking Class in Luberon, Provence and Poached Pear Recipe
The top excuses I hear for not eating healthy are: "I don't have enough time" or "I don't know what or how to cook." Out of ideas of what to make for dinner?! Well, I am hear to help that. Sometimes you just need a little help to sort through all of the recipes and … Continue reading Sunday Round-Up
Happy Friday my friends! I feel like we are on the edge of spring but still can't quite get there. Try this delicious recipe to warm you up instead. Soup? stew? chili? How about a warming bowl of wonderful wintery goodness. When I was writing the title of this post I hesitated for a minute … Continue reading Lentil and Butternut Squash Soup
These waffles are inspired by Beth from Local Milk Blog. I think I talked about her in my last post, because she is so inspiring and her recipes are amazing. They have the perfect touch of comforting yet creative, vibrant and wholesome. I made a few changes because I had to make do with what … Continue reading Graham Flour and Rose Water Waffles
I had never heard of a Shakshuka before making this dish. I got an email from Food and Wine with this as one of the highlighted recipes. I figured it looked good and I wanted to try something a little different, and I am glad I did! It's almost like a dip that can be … Continue reading Summer Shakshuka
OOhhh summer! What happened to having the summers off, relaxing and laying in the sun? Time has gotten away from me and I don't even know what I've been doing. Trying to take advantage of all DC has to offer, traveling, concerts, markets, etc. work really seems to get in the way sometimes 😉 I … Continue reading Coconut Kale Salad
Hello World! I am so excited to be starting a new blog (third ones a charm, right?). This is my space to keep track of recipes, favorite places, food news, random adventures and whatever else is on my mind. A little bit about myself: I am a Registered Dietitian and work at a grocery store … Continue reading Get Juiced!