Natural culinary nutritionist (chef/RD); author Big Green Cookbook, The All-Natural Diabetes Cookbook, 1,000 Low-Calorie Recipes. Next cookbook coming Jan '14!
Try these sandwiches 4 #gameday: Fill hollowed-out sourdough rolls w/thick (veggie) #chili; panini grill 'em
Tasty cal-friendly tip 2 stretch dressing: Blend vinegar+oil w/handful of produce that’s part of salad. Try grapes, shallot, cucumber, etc.
Often just a tiny bit of a rich ingredient (like 4 tortilla chips) makes a healthy dish seem indulgent & get eaten
Pair peach+“heat”=summer sweet & spicy deliciousness. Try a salsa: blck beans, peach, scallion, jalapeno, lime vinaigrette.
5 essential avocado tips #iluvavocados
Move over icing. Drizzle cake w/a creamy fruit sauce: Blend silken tofu, fresh fruit, no-salt white beans, lemon jc & honey to taste. Differently delicious!
Photo: Fresh Blueberry Bundt Cake
Eco-tip: Hyperbake cookies: don't preheat oven; turn off early. Try it w/my Happy Planet Cookies. #green #EarthDay
Grilled cheese, please? Try to make yours w/ >1/2 veggies, like this grilled heirloom tomato-mozzarella sandwich w/hint of pesto.
Photo of: Grilled Heirloom Tomato, Pesto & Mozzarella Panini on Whole Grain Sourdough
Xtra Easter eggs? Mash 1/4 avocado & 1/2 tsp lemon jc; top onto lg slice whole grain toast; top w/sliced boiled egg, fresh tarragon or rosemary + s/p. My breakfast this morning … mmm.
Photo: Herbed Avocado & Egg Bruschetta
Pasta salad 2 starchy 4u? Make 1/2 ww pasta+1/2greens & things. Try lemon+evoo dressed orzo w/arugula, herbs, etc.
Photo: Orzo Salad with Baby Greens, Fresh Herbs, Feta & Dried Fruit
Sun-dried tomatoes add punch to low-cal cuisine. Whirl into tapenade; toss w/pasta & fresh arugula 4 punchy lunch!
Photo: Penne with Wild Arugula, Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade & Asiago
Baking a healthier chocolate treat? Add “heat” 4 intrigue. Try pinch of wasabi powder into cake or brownie batter.
Photo: Fudgy Wasabi Superfood Brownies
How to avoid over-sized portions but want a piece of #pie? "Special-size it!" Bake individual pies in muffin tin.
Photo: Petite Pumpkin Pie
Fruit not seasonal yet? Frozen's ok! Blend frzn #cherries, vanilla frzn dessert, almond milk, lemon jc. Fav smoothie of mine. Tasty & pretty!
Photo: Bing Cherry-Vanilla Smoothie
Make brown #rice memorable. Try cook-ins: shallot, veg broth, coconut extract, saffron. Stir-ins: mango, mint, nuts.
Photo: Champagne Mango Brown Basmati Rice with Almonds
Try bruschetta w/any veg i.e. saute evoo+peas+scallion; puree w/cilantro+lemon+ garam masala; on ww naan chips etc
Photo: Masala Pea Bruschetta
>protein salad? Be #breakfast inspired: Top tomato vinaigrette-dressed greens w/organic egg. (Dice toast=croutons)
Photo of: Bloody Mary Sunny-Side-Up Spinach Salad
Add intrigue 2 good4u baked fries. Keep on #potato peel. Toss w/peanut oil. >spice: paprika, garlic, cayenne...
Photo of: Spicy Skinny Fries
#Beans =1 of best foods on Earth that we need more of. Make em fun. Try as salsa w/onion+jlpno+cilantro+lime+cumin
Cheesy dish w/<cals? Try Smelly.Strong.Smoky.Sharp. ie @OrganicValley Vermont Xsharp Cheddar. A little=lotsa taste.
Photo: Broccolini & Cheddar Panini
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