Craving Vegetarian Flavors

6 Mar

Getting to the root of cravings.

“People don’t really crave bacon — they crave something smoky and crispy. And they don’t really crave fish sauce — they crave that fermented umami flavor you can get from fermented black bean sauce.”

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible

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A Heart Filled Evening Deserves a Heart Healthy Start

13 Feb

Let the romance begin! Before heading off to dinner at your favorite restaurant, surprise your date with this delicious, easy-to-make appetizer of pan-seared scallops and a glass (or two) of fruit-fragrant white wine.


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Don’t Fumble the Super Bowl

27 Jan

Did you know the Super Bowl is the 2nd biggest eating day of the year?

Be smart with your choices and you won’t be going overtime at the gym.

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Photo: Avocado Tomatillo Mousse

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Have a Healthy & Happy Holiday!

18 Dec

My top 3 tips for keeping it healthy during the end of year holiday parties


Don’t forget to ring in the New Year with 12 grapes of good luck!

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Good for You Brain Food

4 Nov

Back in 1983 President Regan designated November National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.  To honor this awareness, I share some foods & easy to make recipes that can help boost your brain power.

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A Question About Caffeine & Exercise

17 Sep

“I’m looking for something to help boost my workout performance and someone suggested I try a highly caffeinated energy drink. Is that safe and effective?”

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Rethink Summer Salads

15 Jul

Think summer squash is mostly water and lacks any real nutrition? Think again…


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