Saffron Quinoa with Zucchini Ribbons

I’m just mad about saffron. Saffron’s mad about me. Anyone else remember that song? No, I was not around when it first came out, it was in a Mello Yellow soda commercial when I was growing up. Saffron is an interesting flavoring. I haven’t used it often but every time I do, I wonder why […]

Summer Veggie Pasta Saute

During the summer months, I hear from a lot of clients that they just can’t stomach eating a lot with the heat. Heat can definitely impact your appetite, but it’s still important that you eat according to plan and make healthier choices instead of filling up on liquid calories. I like to take advantage of […]

Bacon and Broccoli Bread Pudding

Do you ever have one of those recipes where you just really wow yourself? This is one of those for me. It’s not often that I shock myself like this either. It started out as a plain old attempt to clean out my fridge. I had stale sourdough bread, leftover bacon, and a couple broccoli […]

Edamame Veggie Bowl

The top worries I hear when working with nutrition is how to add protein to their eating and also how to work more veggies in. Both lean protein and veggies are a great habit to have since they keep the calories in your meal under control and they add volume, fiber and vitamins. That means […]

My Dog Speaks Russian, Does Yours?

Of course there’s a story here. Years ago, I got a rescue puppy. I had previous dog experience so I assumed I knew what I was doing, but Thing Two was full of boundless energy. I pretty much reached the insanity level quickly so I had no other option but to walk him nightly. Rain […]