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A Holiday in Your Bowl

February 06, 2018

Isn’t it remarkable how food has the power to transport us to another time and place?   Moroccan Lamb Stew is my favorite go-to dish when I’m feeling cooped up in winter’s grasp.  Instantly, the aromatic spices of cinnamon, allspice and sweet paprika wafting out of my kitchen take me on an exotic holiday.  I…

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Seasonal Cranberry Smoothie Bowl (feat. Crucial Four MBreakfast)

November 21, 2017

Have you tried this colorful berry in your smoothies yet?  Fresh cranberries are full of potential beyond the Thanksgiving table rather than an afterthought for our left over turkey sandwiches.  It is reported that the cranberry is an under-consumed fruit in the United States.  That’s too bad because these nutritional powerhouses are anti – inflammatory…

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What’s ‘SUP’ on the Dinner Table?

November 12, 2017

Finding simple methods to get dinner on the table during the work week is always a challenge. Having the will and skills beforehand is genius thereby creating your own palate preferences. It’s a craft and investment to a delicious life on and off the plate. Stew on this … As one of the principles of…

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It’s in the bag / a healthy outlook

October 25, 2017

As a nutritionist, I often get asked what do I like to eat and how do I feed my family. The criteria that guides me is taste, cost, organically grown, and foods with nutrient density (and our ability to absorb them). If my grocery bag acted as a playlist of favorites foods to sing about…

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Graffiti Plated

October 13, 2017

For the love of cauliflower, we have learned to mash it and swirl it into our smoothies; heck, we even learned to enjoy eating it raw and on the go. This time of year, our markets are filled with  cauliflower in a ray of colors including deep violet, turmeric yellow and the familiar pearly white…

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Simplicity in Parchment

June 01, 2017

I love to cook. I always have enjoyed the cadence of the kitchen; my knife is the beat on the chopping board to the melodic sizzling of the aromatics in my skillet. The vibrant colors of food that stain my memory become like sheet music over time. Ha! that’s really sweet but for many people,…

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Dinner Conversations: back to the future of food

April 19, 2017

A guide to ancestral foods that will heal, delight and nourish you.   What are Heritage Chickens?   Never heard of a heritage chicken?  Think of it the same way as an heirloom tomato; an old-school genetic stock that hasn’t been ameliorated to fit the demands of factory farming.  Unlike typical chickens found in your…

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Seasonal Icons: the symbolic egg

April 14, 2017

We poach them, scramble them, bake them into loving treats, and this season we celebrate their symbolic meaning of renewal. After a tedious day at the computer it was time to stretch my legs.  I got crafty dying some eggs using food scraps from my kitchen. This holiday weekend I hope to inspire my teenage…

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Finding Balance

March 31, 2017

Seven Practices by Hello Palate Taste the good health, in mind, body and spirit Decode your Palate The answers to your health are on the tip of your tongue.  Listen to the expert within you. How do I feel after every meal?  Try journaling your experience with food.  Connect your food with current mood?  Did…

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Sardines are your friends

March 08, 2017

Say Hello to Sardines You may recall your grandparents enjoying sardines on black bread with onions. This eating habit may not have left a memorable imprint when grandma and grandpa reached in to kiss you on both cheeks!  Before you turn your nose up with an “ew”, it’s time to give what these little babies…

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