Month: April 2017

Herbed Egg Salad

Herbed Egg Salad

This fresh herb egg salad is delicious any time of the year, but it was inspired by this lovely Easter Sunday. There are always just a few too many hard boiled eggs at Easter, so what better way to use them than in a healthy […]

Aronia Berry Cookies

Aronia Berry Cookies

Aronia berries or chokeberries are becoming a popular nutraceutical fruit crop. This small sour deep purple superfood is packed full of vitamins and antioxidants like ANTHOCYANINS. The anthocyanins give aronia berries their rich color and cancer fighting abilities. And aronia berries have the highest concentration of anthocyanins of […]

Healthier Easter Treats + Activities

Healthier Easter Treats + Activities

Easter always brings back memories of a new spring dress, a farm egg hunt at my grandparents’ and a basket filled with treats. I’ve tried to create similar joyful memories for my children and would love to share some helpful tips to make your weekend […]

Zoodles & Clams

Zoodles & Clams

Linguini & Clams, Red Lentil Fussilli & Clams, Zoodles & Clams – you name the noodle, this clam sauce recipe WORKS! I especially love the zucchini noodles – zoodles – for their ability to be sautéed crunchy or soft to preference or even both ways […]

Paleo Matzo: Grain-Free Crackers

Paleo Matzo: Grain-Free Crackers

Want a great gluten-free cracker recipe? Try this protein-packed Sephardic Passover matzo. The Sephardic matzo is allowed to have eggs which makes for a more savory taste and a healthier balance of protein and carbohydrates. Making matzo is also really easy! Passover is the first night of […]

Good Umami, Bad Umami

Good Umami, Bad Umami

Umami: The 5th Flavor We all know the flavors SWEET, SALTY, SOUR and BITTER, but not everyone knows the 5th flavor called umami. There are actually many seemingly opposite tasting foods that share the umami flavor: bacon and chocolate, sauerkraut and mushrooms, and tomatoes and cheese. What […]