A Snackdown That Stacks Up

When we hear the word “snack” we think fast, indulgent, delicious but not necessarily nutritious. The beauty of dairy is the versatility, simplicity and delivery of nutritional pow with a taste that wows. When time is short and hunger levels

Noodle Prudding

Food is comfort. This tasty combo of noodles, dairy and prunes makes me remember my grandmother, Nana Polly.  Sweet, creamy, crunchy deliciousness. Like a fleece blanket for the tummy- cozy on up and enjoy ½ pound fine egg noodles 2

California Pruschetta

A new take on bruschetta bringing the smoky, creamy, chewy and crunchy taste delights in a few delicious bites. Bean dip 1, 15 ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 TBSP olive oil dash of

Black Bean Dip

For an easy, tasty, nutrient filled alternative to high fat dips, give this one a try. Not only does it deliver on flavor, but you get a double dose of veggies with the beans and salsa as well as double

A MALE MEAL – The NUTRITION STEAL FOR FATHER’S DAY

Ever notice that that words male and meal are almost the same. For all the new dads, experienced dads, brothers, uncles and granddads in your lives I want to serve up some sane, helpful and healthful advice for Father’s Day.

CRAZY CRUNCHY CAPRESE

I hear caprese and I come running. The perfect marriage of tomato, herbs and cheese BUT with a flavor twist. Adding the watermelon sweetens the taste and capitalizes on summer’s bounty, mixing in parsley brings a little zip in the

The Dos and Doses of Vitamin D

D-efinition Vitamin D has been  garnering a lot of media attention. Why all the fuss? Research has shed light on the various functions of vitamin D, its role in health maintenance, and the fact that many people may not consume

CAN BROCCOLI MAKE YOU BEAUTIFUL?

As a registered dietitian I am always encouraging my clients to not just wear color, but eat it! Fruits and vegetables owe their beautiful hues to phyto ( plant nutrients)- so the vibrant red, orange, yellow, green, purple, blue and

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

The end of 2016 was tough for a lot of us. Uncertainty about the future, a slew of tragic events and the roller coaster of emotions that often accompany the holidays. For me, the end of 2016 heralded a new

WHITE IS THE NEW BLACK- DON’T PUT YOUR WHITE AWAY AFTER LABOR DAY

Fashion and food are inundated with rules. Don’t wear this, don’t eat this. Let’s find a way to wear what flatters with food that matters. A “foodista” understands the appeal of fashion/food trends, the “look” on the body or in