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Kara L.

Boston, Massachusetts
I am passionate about food, health, and wellness. I believe that 'we are what we eat,' therefore we need to nourish our bodies with wholesome, healthy foods to become healthy, wholesome beings! With a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from Boston University in May 2009, I have the basic... Full Bio
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A Taste of San Antonio by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After my Napa Valley excursion, I flew straight to San Antonio. I was battling off the post-Napa Valley blues but San Antonio was a pretty decent place to recover. My f ... Read on »
Napa Valley by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking First it was Boulder, CO. Now it’s Napa Valley. I’m referring to the “I just had the most amazing indulgent weekend away and now I want to permanently live here” effec ... Read on »
Traveling gypsy by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Maybe gypsy is stretching it just a wee bit but I have been traveling a good deal and it’s only just started! A couple weekends ago I was in Las Vegas for the WMDPG Sym ... Read on »
Guest Post: Leap into Healthy Habits and Live Longer by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My dear friend and colleague, Stephanie, wrote a post just in time for the Leap Year! She provides some simple, effective tips on how you can take steps to live a healt ... Read on »
Recipe Redux: Chocolate Cherry Frosty by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The theme of this month’s Recipe Redux is “Chocolate Love Is In The Air.” In honor of Valentine’s Day, yummy, indulgent chocolate recipes are in high demand this month. ... Read on »
A Trip to Wegmans by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Top 2 things I miss about Buffalo, NY. #1 Family & friends. #2 Wegmans . I hold Wegmans in very high esteem. To prove my love for this mother of all grocer ... Read on »
Super Natural Every Day Baked Oatmeal by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Kindles. iPads. Nooks.  I can’t seem to conform to the e-reader technology that’s sweeping the nation. I totally get the allure of it. It’s convenient, sleek and at ... Read on »
Recipe Redux: Roasted vegetable scramble & sweet potato home fries by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s no secret breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. It’s also no secret that if I don’t have my favorite meal, you better stay far, far away. It’s not a pretty sig ... Read on »
To drink or eat your fruits and vegetables, that is the question. by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking “Those fruit smoothie drinks are great..I get a full serving of fruit by drinking them!” I’ve heard this line many times and it drives me a little nutty to be frank. I eve ... Read on »
Edamame Hummus Pizza by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m all about homemade pizzas. It’s actually a staple at our place now. TJs is kind enough to provide the easy to bake (and cheap!) pizza dough – whole wheat for me and ... Read on »
Lemon parsley mafaldine with plum tomatoes and feta by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For Christmas this year, I was grateful to receive a handful of lovely foodie gifts. A new spice rack, hand-painted measuring cups & spoons and a sugar bowl from Anthro ... Read on »
A look back at 2011 by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I feel like it was just yesterday I was sitting on my couch in my pjs writing a post on my 2010 and here I am once again to do the same. 2011 brought me more wonder and ... Read on »
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Merry Christmas! While I’m still searching for snow on the ground in Buffalo, there are many other beautiful sights of Christmas I’ve found this season and would like to s ... Read on »
Local kale and white bean pasta by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This past Friday, Steve and I drove to Allendale Farms in Brookline to get our first Christmas tree together. I’d never been to Allendale Farms which is silly considerin ... Read on »
Pomodoro, Brookline by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After a week of traveling, I came home craving a wholesome dinner to be shared with Steve. When Steve mentioned Pomodoro in Brookline Village, although I wasn’t necess ... Read on »
Healthy Habits Kitchen by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Healthy Habits Kitchen (HHK) located in Wellesley, MA. I met with Sue, the owner, who talked to me about the inspiration behind ... Read on »
Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Muffins by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This month’s theme for the Recipe Redux is A Whole New Grain. I currently am singing the theme to the tune of Aladdin, not gonna lie. The purpose of the theme this ... Read on »
Butternut Squash Risotto by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m just going to come right out and say it. I’ve never made risotto before. Well not up until about two weeks ago. It’s a dish I always wanted to make but never put th ... Read on »
Apple Pie Oatmeal by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A couple weeks ago I started to feel it. The desire, the longing. It came on so strong I knew I had to act upon it instantly. This desire was none other than the desire ... Read on »
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My mother just called me out on the phone today for eating pumpkin 24-7. What can I say Mom?! I can’t get enough of pumpkin in the Fall and I really appreciate eating seas ... Read on »