Posts filed under: Culinary

The warm weather is here and I have such an urge to invite friends over and dine on my outdoor patio or anywhere al fresco. A simple and nourishing dish to bring...
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Spring is in full force here, and in typical Chicago fashion – it’s rainy and cold one day and blissfully sunny and warm the next.  You truly never know what...
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Some of my fondest food memories are of my grandmother’s cooking.  “Gram” as my two sisters and I called her was a natural cook.  Although, her kitchen wasn’t a large...
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It’s Spring time!  With March still in full swing, I chatted with a fellow registered dietitian nutritionist/chef, a food blogger/photographer and a health coach for National Nutrition Month on how they...
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I am making banana bread today. . . Grant, my 12 year old, has been asking me to make banana bread for awhile now.  To be honest, I always have...
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Happy month of LOVE.  Who doesn’t LOVE chocolate on Valentine’s Day?  One of my fondest memory as a little girl was waking up on Valentine’s Day morning and coming downstairs to see...
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I LOVE chickpeas, almost to the point of obsession.   I love ’em pureed into a dip, raw in a salad or roasted like I am going to do today.  A...
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Although, I am not a gadget gal, I am acquiring kitchen appliances.  I have Vitamix blender and a Cuisinart food processor and my latest acquisition for Christmas was a Smart Chef Air...
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Do you want a simple dish to whip up?  Try chickpeas aka chana as it’s called in Indian cultures.  Lately, I’ve been loving chickpeas as they are super comforting and  nourishing.  Loaded...
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Happy 2018!   Now that the holiday smoke has cleared, what’s your plan for making healthy lifestyle shifts this year? I have some simple ones you can make every day.  I am...
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