Month: April 2018

Nutrient of the Week: Iron from Spinach with Lemon

Quick, tell me, what is Popeye's favorite food?  Yes, it's spinach.  Why?  We're told it's because it ...
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Exercise is good for your bones

It’s cold outside!  When I stepped outside this morning for my walk-run, and repeated the universal mid-life ...
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Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps: Cook once, serve twice

Thai lettuce wraps are an all-around favorite in our household and I end up making them every ...
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Black Bean Hummus

Black Bean Hummus

The creation of hummus is claimed by many different middle-eastern countries but it is difficult to pin ...
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Green Borscht

Green Borscht

Several years ago I had a series of conversations with my friend Nataliia about Ukrainian foods.  Borscht ...
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Barbara Spalding MS, RDN, Culinary Dietitian

As a dietitian and world traveler, I love bold flavors — in food and in life. 14 years ago, I fell down the rabbit hole into Breast Cancer Wonderland. Since then, I’ve learned to cook differently while savoring the pleasures of food and companionship. I’ve built a resilient new life and a bold new kitchen. Let me show you the flavors of the world.
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