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Jill N. Registered Dietician

San Francisco, California
I am a Registered Dietitian who teaches cooking, specializing in vegatarian, vegetable and... Full Bio
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View My Blog on The Veggie Queen Website by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Almost a year ago, I had The Veggie Queen website reworked to include a blog. You can search this site for previous posts, of which there are more than 100 and possibly even ... Read on »
Want to see The Veggie Queeen on the Oprah Winfrey Network? by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian If you'd like to see me have my own show, Eating for Energy, please click this link. You can vote a number of times for the same video. Should you lose the link, just go ... Read on »
Where Has the Time Gone? by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian If I were a teacher (oh, I actually am) and had to grade myself on blogging, I suspect that my grade would be less than a C for consistency or lack thereof. Each blog post m ... Read on »
The Veggie Queen Sprouts Again by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I have been following a partly-raw diet for most of my life. I have always eaten raw fruit and vegetables, and for at least 30 years, on and off, I have been sprouting. I lo ... Read on »
Sonoma County Restaurant Week February 22nd to 28th, 2010 by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I happen to live in one of the most beautiful places on earth, with some of the best food around -- at least in my kitchen. I shop at the farmer's market and what I get it f ... Read on »
Michael Pollan and The Veggie Queen Agree on Vegtables and Cooking by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian The other day I went to see my former schoolmate, Michael Pollan, speak about his new book Food Rules. I find this ironic because in junior high and high school, I was the ... Read on »
Raw Kale Salad: A Green Time of Year by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Today at the farmer's market a guy that I don't think that I know directly asked me if I'd seen any bok choy at the market. I said, "No" because, I hadn't. Then he ask ... Read on »
Mushroom Camp, Fancy Food Show, Then Life by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Even though I wrote right here on my blog that I was going to bring my camera to mushroom camp, I managed to forget it. It's probably a good thing that I did because th ... Read on »
Mushroom Time Again -- SOMA Mushroom Camp Approaches by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Winter in Northern California is often like a big playground for those of us who are mushroom hunters. I consider myself part of the lot, although the days that I go out hu ... Read on »
Think about Resolutions, Set Goals by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian This post is NOT about food so you can stop reading now if that's all you came for. My yoga teacher always has a well thought out "word of the week." This week it is res ... Read on »
If It's Winter, it Means Squash by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I recently reported that I bought a new-to-me squash. That doesn't happen that often. And I couldn't remember the name so I had to write it down. It's called Aunt Thelma's S ... Read on »
The Veggie Queen Brings Color to Thanksgiving Table by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I should have gotten a hint about my husband's eating habits when the first salad that he made me contained iceberg lettuce, a rock hard tomato, cucumber and green pepper. H ... Read on »
Rooting Around For Mushrooms and More by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Last night I went to a SOMA meeting and listened to David Arora, author of Mushrooms Demystified (which is still a big mystery to me) and All that the Rain Promises ... Read on »
The Veggie Queen is Baaaack...From Denver and Elsewhere by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I know that I have been remiss in writing here. I have been really busy for the past 6 weeks, teaching and traveling and have lots of excuses. But when I get notes from peop ... Read on »
Summer Squash Love and Alchemy by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I now recall why I love summer squash: you can basically eat as much as you want and not gain weight. It's a class of vegetables, like greens of all types, that lends itself t ... Read on »
Graffiti in Petaluma Has Winning Accessory Menu by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I've never heard of a restaurant serving accessories but I'm glad that Graffiti in Petaluma does. My mother-in-law took me there and I ordered Beet Kim Chee ~ Red and Gold B ... Read on »
The Veggie Queen is Still Nuts by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I think that nuts must be attracted to me, or vice versa. This past weekend, I came across organic, Hawaiian macadamia nuts from Lovejoy Nut Farm of Hawaii at the Sebastopo ... Read on »
Nuts over Nuts and Trail Mix by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian People who know me don't hesitate to call me nuts. In fact, my father lovingly called me a "nut job", one of the last things he said on my last visit before he passed away. ... Read on »
Please Pop Over the Pears, Drop off the Apples, Leave me Persimmons by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian In addition to picking produce, which I am happy to do almost any time, I love it when I open my front door to find bags of it. It's often a surprise -- yesterday, my ... Read on »
Ubuntu in Napa: When the Timing is Right by Jill N. Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Sometimes there are evenings that have a touch of magic. I think that my dinner with my friend Fran Costigan , the alternative dessert diva, was one of them. Fran and ... Read on »