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Jessie E.

Middletown, Connecticut
Dietetics student, loves food, nutrition, and healthy living.
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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 »
Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Cashew Cream by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve been loving vegan recipes lately. I suppose it’s due to the revelation that there’s no one right way to make many wonderful things, including cake. Just as we can be fl ... Read on »
Monday Munchies, Part 29: The Projectile Produce 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 Friday, and I almost didn’t ... Read on »
Update Your Plate, Part 9: The Veggie Stagnation Edition by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post is a continuation of the Update Your Plate series, where I demonstrate how to use MyPlate to plan your meals. Read the story behind Update Your Plate here. The hyp ... Read on »
Roasted Cauliflower and Carrot Salad with Spiced Chickpeas by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last Wednesday, I reached into our pantry for our bulk bag of farro. After the delicious success of the last farro salad, I was chomping to use this whole grain again. I ope ... Read on »
Raw Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups {The Recipe Redux} by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living At choir practice a few days ago, I declared to a table of pitch-perfect singers that sausage was my fourth favorite food in the world (a very sometimes food if I ever saw o ... Read on »
Whole Grain Pasta Salad with Lemon Mustard Dressing by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Another pasta recipe? But of course! The weather has finally cooled from 95+ degrees F to breezy 70s. Bring on the warm jackets and wool skirts and jeans! (Or possibly all a ... Read on »
Why I Knit by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Because … in the midst of never-ending life projects and indeterminate finish lines, knitting gives me a sense of accomplishment. Because … knitting shows me utility and bea ... Read on »
Why I Love My Mini-Muffin Pan {Vegan Cinnamon Doughnuts} by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Mini desserts. Bite-sized “sometimes” foods. Travel-sized snacks. All great reasons to love your mini-muffin pan. You’ve seen me use one before to make these gluten-free cho ... Read on »
Spicy Whole Grain Pasta with Sweet Raisins and Toasted Pine Nuts by Jessie E. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As promised in my last post, today is the day for spicy whole grain pasta. With other tasty additions, like raisins and toasted pine nuts. … Wait. Raisins? That’s right, my ... Read on »