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Jessie E.

Middletown, Connecticut
Dietetics student, loves food, nutrition, and healthy living.
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Monday Munchies, Part 34: The Burgeoning Pantry by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post is a continuation of the Monday Munchies series where I show everything I eat over the course of single day – in this case, yesterday (Sunday). Breakfast, 7 am: An ... Read on »
What is Clean Eating? by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Recently, I gave a nutrition talk to a women’s club. I’ve done these sort of talks before, and I have them mapped out with the precision of a sleepy Monday morning commuter ... Read on »
Grilled Veggie Stacks with Balsamic Syrup {Recipe Redux} by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think about veggies like a parched marathoner thinks about a drop of water. (Not that I would know. The farthest distance I’ve run was in 2008 when I struggled through 10 ... Read on »
Why I Love National Nutrition Month by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 1. The awesome catchphrases. The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” Catchy, yes no? Most people choose foods based taste rat ... Read on »
Whole Grain Herbed Flatbread by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On principle, Peter gravitates towards dishes packed with as much fat and sugar as can fit in a mouthful. Is there an equivalent for supersaturation of empty calories? Becau ... Read on »
Five Things with which I am Moderately Pleased, Part 2 by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 1. The FDA’s proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts label. This tidbit has been all over the news this past week. The FDA’s proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts label wo ... Read on »
Caramelized Carrot Soup by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I was a kid who was far too old to adore these sort of cartoons, I was a huge fan of The Magic School Bus. For those of you not familiar with the show (and you have my ... Read on »
Monday Munchies, Part 33: The Little Miracle Dog by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post is a continuation of the Monday Munchies series where I show everything I eat over the course of single day (in this case, last Friday = Valentine’s Day. Not sure ... Read on »
Spiced Carrot Cake Fondue {Lighter Choices} by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I agreed to do another cooking segment on WICD, I was determined to find a recipe that both fit their Valentine’s Day theme and I wouldn’t mind preparing over and over. ... Read on »
Why It’s OK to Hate Exercise (and a Weight Loss Update) by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You don’t need to look closely at this website to discover I strongly dislike exercise. I don’t hate it, exactly (I reserve that word for self-absorption, celery, and people ... Read on »
Creamy Caramelized Onion Dip by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I used to say there were two types of people when it comes to the Super Bowl: (1) Those who are rarin’ fans, eager to discuss every minutiae of football (like goodness what ... Read on »
Whole Grain Black Forest Pizza {Recipe Redux} by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week, we had our friends Arden and Dan over for a night of pizza and board games (otherwise known as Living Large in Central Illinois, or LLCI. That’s an official abbre ... Read on »
Five Things with which I Am Moderately Pleased, Part 1 by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In other words, Loving Lately‘s slightly less pleasing cousin. (1) Weight loss and relationships. This article in Today’s Dietitian gave me both hope and disappointment. It ... Read on »
Spicy Mango Lime Salsa by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Now that the holidays are over and the grey of Winter has set its sharp teeth into the landscape, our meals need more color than ever. These kitchen rainbows can be accompli ... Read on »
Monday Munchies: The Day of Cheese by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post is a continuation of the Monday Munchies series where I show everything I eat over the course of single day. These eats took place last Saturday, and the title of ... Read on »
Wild Blueberry Vegan “Ice Cream” with Ginger & Lemon by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the Wild Blueberry Association of North America and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. ... Read on »
Crispy Roast Duck with Wild Blueberry Sauce and Blueberry Hazelnut Quinoa by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the Wild Blueberry Association of North America and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. ... Read on »
Throwing Off the Bowlines by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well. Unlike an international art thief fleeing with the largest score of all time, I didn’t anticipate disappearing off the face of the earth. I haven’t gone so long withou ... Read on »
Holiday Greetings, 2013 Edition! by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like in last year’s post, all the ornaments (except the lights) were featured in cartoon posts from this past year. Can you find them all? More Happy 'n' Healthy:The Plight ... Read on »
Holiday Recipes and Lately by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s arrived. Hexagonal lattices of hydrogen and oxygen polar covalent bond-ing it up. I knew I took chemistry for something. Bonnie and Maddie demonstrate snow pollination: ... Read on »