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foodienutritionist

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I am a Dietetic Intern on the cusp of finishing my internship! Within the next few months I hope to pass the National Registration exam to become a Registered Dietitian! // My love of food was what got me... Full Bio
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Flashback: Julia Child Christmas Fare by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I wanted to take a moment to look back on Christmas Eve… … and the delectable fare I whipped up from Mastering the Art of French Cooking. With Julia Child, ... Read on »
Chicken and Kale Hand Pies with Wheat Crust by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ahhh, what a beautiful spring day!! Wait, it’s still January? What gives? Every year, there is this teaser moment of spring in the middle of winter.  It is only late J ... Read on »
Roasted Eggplant and Chickpea Soup by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have to say, I have had this post on the verge of being ready for about 2 weeks now and just never “got around” to finishing and posting it. I’d like to say that I’ve co ... Read on »
Quinoa Pancakes by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last week’s meals were largely thanks to my Everyday Food magazines, which I turned to in a hurry for recipe inspiration on Sunday before running out to the grocery store. ... Read on »
Home for the Holidays by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yesterday I was super happy to spend the day with one of my oldest and best friends, Michelle!  I have known for, oh I don’t know, maybe 15 years at this point?  We went t ... Read on »
Shelter From the Storm by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So, the storm finally calmed down a little and I ventured out into gray-skied Monterey.  After the obligatory Whole Foods trip was taken care of, I was craving a warm drin ... Read on »
Wild Plum Cafe, and a Walk in the Rain by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It is an angry, angry, stormy day out there right now.  I haven’t seen rain this hard in a while.  The wind is blowing so hard it sounds like my apartment’s getting hit by ... Read on »
Comfort Food-licious: Simple Mushroom Risotto by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking First day of work went well!  There is a lot to learn, but I’d say I did pretty well for my first day. Despite getting home pretty late (I’d consider 7:30 late), I was ... Read on »
Chapter 3: New Job, New Home… and There’s a Beach! by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There has been a lot happening lately, all at once.  In a nutshell:  I accepted a job, searched frantically for an apartment and moved within one week.  Phew! As you ... Read on »
Celery Root, Potato and Parsnip Soup with Truffle Oil by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I tried a new vegetable last night! Celeriac (also known as celery root), is a vegetable that I had seen in Whole Foods and heard of on other blogs and in Mastering the Ar ... Read on »
Turkey Day by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving! I had a wonderful day, full of good company and, of course, lots of yummy food! Here’s a glimpse at my holiday meal.  I onl ... Read on »
Thanksgiving’s On It’s Way! by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Thanksgiving is so close, and preparations have been underway! I spent a relaxing day in the kitchen getting a few things ready for tomorrow’s feast… … and ... Read on »
A POM Wonderful Dinner Party by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking ~ So, remember that giant shipment of pomegranates that arrived at my doorstep? (See New Arrivals ) POM Wonderful sent me two crates f ... Read on »
How To Open a Pomegranate by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Pomegranates can be opened and the seeds removed in just a few simple steps. 1.  Cut the very top off the pomegranate. 2.  Score the skin between pomegranate sections. ... Read on »
Spiced Israeli Couscous with Pomegranate Seeds by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I made this dish as part of the POM Wonderful dinner party I hosted earlier this week  (post coming soon–it’s quite a project). I only recently discovered Israe ... Read on »
Broccoli and Ginger Potstickers by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking These were almost really good.  It all came down to the very end, where a little more than half of the potstickers fell apart into a big mess of wrappers and fillin ... Read on »
Simple Side: Roasted Cauliflower and Apples by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I am entering this recipe into Kitchen Corners ‘ November Cook Off .  This month, she has asked her readers to cook something with apples! It is always so tempt ... Read on »
Foodbuzz Fest: Saturday Gala Dinner and a Farewell Brunch by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking First I devoured street food fare.  Then I ate my way through the taste pavilion.  Just when I thought I couldn’t eat anymore, we were served an extraordinary four-course ... Read on »
Foodbuzz Fest: Breakout Sessions and the Pavilion of Taste by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Saturday morning at the Foodbuzz Blogger Festival started out bright and early with some fun and helpful seminars. I had signed up for… It’s a Snap:  Hands-On Photo ... Read on »
Foodbuzz Fest: Devouring the Street Food Fare by foodienutritionist Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What happens when you bring together 350 food bloggers, tons of sponsors, all the food you can imagine and the rock stars at Foodbuzz together?  The second annual Foodbuz ... Read on »