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Jessie E.

Middletown, Connecticut
Dietetics student, loves food, nutrition, and healthy living.
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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 »
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 »