Entrees

Sourdough Pizza: Learn, Play, Eat and Repeat

When kids are the cooks, they turn the ordinary into an extraordinary event. We know all the biking adventures this family has but who would have thought making pizza could turn out to be such an adventure.  Paige and Carson really got into adding their favorite toppings.   A sourdough […]

 

Chimichurri over Tiny Steak and Veggie Bites

Below is my Tiny Steak and Veggie Bites video. They are so fun to make and can be served as a little appetizer next to a great chimichurri sauce. Skip to the end of the blog for recipes. Hope you enjoy the video. Chimichurri sauce brings out the umami in […]

 

Tabouli: A beautiful array of greens, grains and garden produce.

My herb pots are overflowing with parsley and mint so I know it is time to make tabouli. It is one salad that I can make at the beginning of the week and it tastes good all week long. It makes a perfect lunch even if I don’t have refrigeration […]

 

Nutrition, Dermatology and Immunology

The culinary medicine lecture for the UCF College of Medicine second year medical students focused on nutrition issues in dermatology and immunology. The class started with a case study of an infant with a skin rash. The infant had additional issues at 1 year of age when other foods were […]

 

Rare White Truffles from Italy are Reminiscent of Morels

Andria surprised me for my birthday with a trip to an Italian village known for rare white truffles. It felt almost like a secret mission where we were shown the goods in a very clandestine fashion-truffles wrapped in a piece of suspicious looking cloth with bits of dirt still clinging to […]

 

Guest Dietitian Ashlee Writes on Mindful Eating

This blog is written by Ashlee Wright MDA, RD, LD/N who has been a registered dietitian for 7 years. She shared her recipe with me and we loved it. The first time I made the recipe, I followed it exactly and it was delish. The next time, I omitted the […]

 

Cooking With Family

  Kale, Pecans and Blueberry Salad 1 medium bunch of kale 1 cup pecans, toasted 1 cup dried  blueberries, cherries and cranberries Dressing: 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon dried mustard Place kale in food processor and process about 1/2 minute […]