Eat Your Bitter Greens – Two of my Favorite Ways

The importance of eating bitter leafy greens regularly cannot be emphasized enough. Simply put, consuming leafy greens is what protects your body’s cells against cancer and disease. However, most Americans do not consume anywhere near the recommended daily amounts for greens. And bitter greens are consumed even less frequently, yet they boast so many significant […]

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The (Many) Health Benefits of Black Rice

Black rice, also known as “emperor’s rice” or “forbidden rice” (only royalty in China used to be allowed to eat it), may seem like it is just starting to gain popularity as it is popping up in more health food stores across the U.S. than ever before. But this dark ancient grain has been a […]

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Cooking Oil 101

Recently a client told me they only use extra virgin olive oil, no matter what they’re making. I asked them to clarify whether they use extra virgin olive oil for high-heat cooking as well, and they said yes – extra virgin olive oil is the only oil they use.I thought this was very interesting, but more common than you might think. We often […]

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Garlicky Mashed Broccoli

Celery and cauliflower are having their moment, but let’s not forget about good ole’ broccoli. In a time when we’re reworking chicken wings into buffalo cauliflower, why not rework broccoli as a nutrient dense option for mashed potatoes? Broccoli is high in vitamin C (collagen builder and powerful antioxidant!) and actually tastes pretty damn good […]

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White Bean, Arugula & Pesto Salad

Beans are a staple in my diet. They’re incredibly satiating with a great combination of protein and fiber. They are high in protein, have a low carbon footprint, and they provide both types of dietary fiber. In particular, the presence of soluble fiber lowers the glycemic index of the dish as whole and can support […]

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Turmeric Latkes

With Hannakuh came along those lovely Jewish food traditions my family celebrates. This year we kept it pretty basic, but there was one thing I couldn’t go without making and that would be those delicious potato latkes. The humble potato tastes great when fried (I think we can all agree on that!) and I discovered […]

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