Blistered Beans with Vinegary Shallots : Veggie Inspiration
01/25/16 by
Sauteed String Beans with Vinegary Shallots - A Healthy Hunger

There are many ways to prepare string beans, from the steaming basket to the classic casserole. When it comes to preserving freshness and color, blistering string beans is, to me, the best method. When I was a kid my mom would prepare us beans from a can. They were an ashen grey/green color, loaded with

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Veggie Inspiration: Crispy Potato Beet Root Cake
01/11/16 by
Crispy Potato Beet Cake- A Healthy Hunger

Welcome to the first of my new series: Veggie Inspiration. As part of my mission to get you excited about eating more fruits and veggies. You can expect each Monday to find a new vegetable creation that I hope will inspire you. Some will be dramatic like this one (though super easy to make) and other will

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Sick of Failing at Miserable Diets? Food Lovers Come Join Me!
01/05/16 by

Welcome to the New Year everyone! I hope by now you are sick of failing at diets and convincing yourself that juicing is wonderful. This year I am going to rock your world and show you that healthy eating is for the food lover, not for the food sufferer. No more forcing yourself to give

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Springy Bean Salad with Dilly Yogurt Dressing
04/12/15 by
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 Spring is at last really truly happening, and if you’re like me, my days are spent heading outside and enjoying the sun. It just feels so good to be out in the air with life happening all around again. As many of you now know, as much as I enjoy cooking, I try to come

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Grilled Eggplant Rounds with Yogurt Tahini Sauce
03/12/15 by
Eggplant with Yogurt Tahini Sauce -A Healthy Hunger

One of the best parts of traveling is gathering with others around tables and eating delicious food. On my recent trip to NYC I had dinner with my eldest daughter at a small restaurant in the East Village. We sat in a dark restaurant after walking the frigid sidewalks of the city and snugged in

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Get to Know: Turnips
01/20/15 by
Roasted Turnips+A Healthy Hunger

   If you’re like most people you know little about turnips. You know that they are over in that obscure area of the market along with the rutabagas, kohlrabi, and other assorted winter root vegetables. You might be surprised at what you will learn, and this may become a new favorite vegetable. Out with the

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Lentil Salad with Radicchio and Capers
12/30/14 by
Lentil Salad with Radicchio and Capers ~ A Healthy Hunger

I love the holidays, but all the celebrating can make one “hungover” from all the indulgences. I live most of my life in a wholesome way, but I do enjoy the treats of the season. To me this is what living a life in balance is about. I never want any of my clients to

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The Versatility of Spaghetti Squash
12/20/14 by
Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms ~ A Healthy Hunger

  One of the thing I love to do is talk to people about food and cooking. One of the most common questions this time a year is about spaghetti squash. This beautiful winter vegetable is known for is replaceability for pasta, but the question is often asked, “What exactly do I do with it?”.

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Cream Peas Dressed with Rosemary
10/28/14 by
Cream Peas with Rosemary ~ A Healthy Hunger

Cream Peas are a variety of field peas. Of course you have heard of black eye peas, which, as a born New Yorker, was all that I knew of “peas”. But now that I live in the South, there are all sorts of peas to choose from. Crowder, Purple Hull, Speckled Butter Beans, Pink Eyed

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