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  • The Unsung Delights of Quinoa
    I like to go against the culinary grain (pun intended!) but I have to agree with the higher-ups in the foodie syndicate who deem quinoa one of the Top 10 Things you should be eating right now (it’s pronounced KEE-new-ah...
    by at January 25th, 2010 at 02:01 pm
  • Vegetable Puttanesca Recipe
    Puttanesca is a traditional spicy Italian sauce that’s perfect for cold weather. You might be surprised to see the large quantities of garlic, pepper, and oregano it calls for but don’t be shy! This meal is packed...
    by at January 14th, 2010 at 09:01 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Eggs
    Plants get all the glory for their impressive nutrient content and animal foods tend to go unnoticed. But what about the egg? Truly, it’s a superfood extraordinaire! Eggs are a great source of other vital nutrients...
    by at December 22nd, 2009 at 05:12 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Winter Squash
    It’s no coincidence that Summer squash and zucchini are watery hydrating foods that are low in calories, while winter squash varieties are more nourishing and dense. Eating seasonally ensures a varied diet and it...
    by at December 14th, 2009 at 08:12 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Dandelion Greens
    Dandelions! Loved by children and hated by meticulous gardeners, this weed has a new fan group: cooks. Have you noticed dandelion leaves in your produce section or on the menu at your favorite restaurant? This incredibly...
    by at December 7th, 2009 at 06:12 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Almonds
    Used as a substitute for conventional flour, almond flour can be a blessing to diabetics and people with celiac disease. There are lots of ways to enjoy almonds: spread some almond butter on a cracker or send your kids off...
    by at December 1st, 2009 at 09:12 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Chestnuts
    Although I have no childhood memories of roasting them over an open fire after a long day of sledding, I still feel quite nostalgic when it comes to chestnuts. In England, I was a big fan of schoolyard conker fights (if you...
    by at November 23rd, 2009 at 08:11 am
  • A Healthy Side for Your Thanksgiving Table
    Thanksgiving is a new holiday for me since we don’t celebrate it back home. My first one was quite an experience–I remember eating too much, feeling lethargic, and having turkey sandwiches for the next couple...
    by at November 18th, 2009 at 08:11 am
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    Superfood of the Week: Cranberries
    Tis’ the season for giving thanks, huddling around an open fire and feasting with friends and family. This Thanksgiving, when you’re going back for more turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing, don’t forget the...
    by at November 16th, 2009 at 08:11 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Leeks
    A hot bowl of leek soup on a chilly autumn day is a great way to warm the belly. Like most of nature’s edible goodies, this week’s superfood is loaded with nutrients that nourish your body including vitamin C, manganese,...
    by at November 9th, 2009 at 08:11 am