Play With Your Food: A Dietitian’s Directive

May 22, 2013 Appetizers & Snacks

Dietitians = the Food Police, right? Well, no, but surely that’s what a lot of people think. There’s this idea that dietitians were put on Earth to take the fun out of food. To tell us “Don’t eat that. It’s not good for you.” In caricature, we’re a mob of carrot-crunching, fun-sucking, vegan macrobiotics who love nothing better than […]

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Pucker Up! Sweet and Tart Limeade

July 19, 2012 Beverages

We tasted homemade limeade a while back while vacationing in San Francisco, and the moment has really stayed with me. We walked by two young boys who were selling fresh limeade and lemonade from their driveway. There is no way I could pass it up — two freshly scrubbed and eager young capitalists hawking freshly-squeezed cold drinks? Maybe it was the hot […]

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Indian Grilled Chicken

June 8, 2012 General

Looks like I’ve found my new fave grilled chicken recipe! Move over, Crazy Lime Chicken , there’s a new dish in town!  Aromatic, savory, tender, and so, so tasty — it smells divine from the second you put together the marinade. Don’t be daunted by the long list of ingredients. Most are everyday spices and the rest is unexotic stuff […]

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Memorial Day Weekend…When Summer Really Starts!

May 25, 2012 General

I seriously love everything about May.  I love the way May smells (cut grass and lilacs!); I love the incessant chattering of birds at 4:45 a.m. (no, really, I do!); I love the long, sunny days; and I especially love Memorial Day Weekend.  It is the unofficial gateway to summer! Are you ready?!? I’m ready. […]

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