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Jessie E.

Middletown, Connecticut
Dietetics student, loves food, nutrition, and healthy living.
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Popped Amaranth Granola “Parfait” by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Amaranth is my new favorite grain. I’ve cooked with it a lot recently and I’m not sorry. This nutty grain is a chameleon in the culinary world: I’ve eaten it like rice, cook ... Read on »
Monday Munchies, Part 31: In the Bleak Midwinter 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 Thursday on my first day as ... Read on »
Roasted Delicata Squash with Cinnamon White Beans by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Shortly before my birthday, my sister Courtney called to announce that a package was winging its way toward me. I forgot about it until a large and extremely heavy box arriv ... Read on »
Steamed Brussels Sprouts with Orange Reduction by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living With everything that’s been going on, Peter and I haven’t cooked much lately. Paging through countless cookbooks for a new recipe or digging out a frozen item from the botto ... Read on »
The Thankful Thanksgiving by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for the eye to see a sunrise and the heart to appreciate it, the fortune to worry about the changing temperature of our turkey rather the in ... Read on »
Brief Update by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Dear Reader, I apologize for my absence. When the dog who has been your husband’s loyal companion for literally half that husband’s lifetime and who you’ve known since you w ... Read on »
Spiced Chocolate Amaranth Pudding by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Lately, I’ve been all about the grains. Farro, quinoa, amaranth, rice, teff – their unique health benefits make tasting a variety of grains a smart choice. Of course, if the ... Read on »
The Adventures of Super RD, Volume 1 by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living P.S. In Monday’s post, I promised you a full reveal of our newest kitchen addition. Now I have to eat my words. I’ve since found out I won’t be able to reveal this tool unti ... Read on »
Things I’m Loving Lately, Part 5 by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 1. FDA stance on artificial trans fats. Many of us have heard about the Food and Drug Administration’s preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils are not GRA ... Read on »
The Life List by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The 29th Birthday Life List* ** *** + [1] Run a half marathon. [2] Knit and donate 25 scarves and hats. [3] Take fencing and/or archery lessons. [4] See a shark and/or manta ... Read on »
The BEGG by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You guys. I’ve discovered my new favorite everyday meal. It’s a revelation. I have Courtney to thank for it. While we were visiting California, she told me about a meal she ... Read on »
Vegan Homemade Snickers Bites by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I was in high school, my dad was my chauffeur (one of many thankless jobs he did for me and my sisters). Once a week, he would pick me up after cross-country practice t ... Read on »
Monday Munchies, Part 30: The Squash and the Headshot 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, almost a month af ... Read on »
Wild Rice and Hazelnut Stuffed Acorn Squash by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever since Peter helpfully reminded me about our wild rice stash in the basement, I’ve wanted to make up for my lack of knowledge about anything below our ground floor. Whil ... Read on »
Slow Cooker Cinnamon Apple Butter {Recipe Redux} by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Recently, Peter picked up a bag of honeycrisp apples from a nearby warehouse club. He was so excited about finding his favorite apple variety, we barely made it home before ... Read on »
Curry Fried Rice with Maple Kale & Crispy Tofu by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living While shuffling webpages around to make room for THIH’s new Media page, I came across my recipe archive from before I started using Recipage. It had been so long since I loo ... Read on »
The Painter’s Palette Coleslaw by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I was in high school, I took more art classes than physics classes, which in retrospect is odd considering my college years (turn back now, Jessie!). I think (hope) my ... Read on »
Five Things I’m Loving Lately, Part 4 by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living (1) Goodbye giant eyesores. The sunflowers are no more! That’s how I wish the sunflowers met their demise; alas, even my top-notch ninja skills are no match for the indestru ... Read on »
Sweetpotato Apple Bake with Cinnamon Sweetpotato “Ice Cream” by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living {Disclosure} I received free samples of California sweetpotatoes mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the California Sw ... Read on »
The Five Stages of Becoming a Dietitian by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living More Happy 'n' Healthy:The Lake of Shining WatersHigh Schoolers Like My FoodThe Scuba DiariesWhy I Knit Read on »