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John and I were looking for an alternative to oatmeal and wheat-based breakfast cereals.  A friend of mine recommended we try Teff.  She ran across it at Whole Foods.  Teff is a North African grass.  The grain can be ground into flour and used in baking. Teff is kind of like millet or quinoa…(Read More)

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Clients often ask for recommendations for bars and other quick, portable, and shelf-stable foods they can keep with them for when they get in a food crunch.  They need something they can throw in a purse, bag, or glove box.  One of my favorite items to keep handy are KIND bars. KIND bars are…(Read More)

John, my husband and I, have been enjoying Meatless Mondays.  We take turns picking dinners during the week, and taking turns on Mondays always produces a surprise.  I’ve found some amazing recipes on the Meatless Monday website including Lemon Mint Qunioa Salad.  We have pulled out our favorite vegetarian cookbooks including Deborah Madison’s…(Read More)

John, my husband, and I have been enjoying Meatless Mondays.  We have some favorite vegetarian recipes, and are having fun finding some new ones.  I thought I’d share a couple with you. First, I made Lemon Mint Quinoa Salad last night.  Rather than just the white quinoa, I used white, red, and black.  It…(Read More)

I’ve seen and heard several of my foodie and RD friends joining the “Meatless Mondays” movement.  Even Mario Batali has gotten in on the movement at his restaurants.  What is all the buzz about? Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health started the movement with the goal of cutting meat consumption by 15% to…(Read More)

Several of my RD and foodie friends have been talking about the “Meatless Monday” movement.  This is a movement started by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to promote a reduction in meat consumption to improve public health and the health of the planet.   Reducing meat consumption can help lower your risk for several…(Read More)

Now that the semester is over, things are calming down a bit (at least that is what I keep telling myself). This is allowing me a little more time to read non-school related books. I’ve been working on “The China Study” by T. Colin Campbell. Even though I’m not all the way…(Read More)

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