This week’s favorite post was my Blueberry Corn Muffins. Blueberries are nutrition powerhouses, packed with fiber, Vitamin C, and manganese. These muffins are made with whole wheat pastry flour and cornmeal, a great source of phosphorous and iron, which helps your red blood cells transport oxygen throughout the body. Whip up a batch today! Yum! […]

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One of my favorite things is simple roasted vegetables. I’m not picky or specific about which, I love them all! And something magical happens when you roast a vegetable – fennel mellows out, carrots sweeten up, beets develop even more earthiness… I received a box from Chef’s Garden with a gorgeous variety of seasonal vegetables, […]

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I love using yogurt when I cook, it’s an amazing way to add flavor, texture, and protein to a variety of foods and dishes. I tend to be loyal to both people and brands, especially if I agree with their overall products and beliefs. Siggi’s is a perfect example of one of the brands I’ve […]

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This warm Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower Salad comes from Portland’s Boke Bowl. A delicious vegetarian side dish or serve over quinoa for a full meal! Enjoy! **Rotate fruit seasonally, subbing in oranges instead of mango in spring, and using blood orange, ruby grapefruit, or the seeds of half a pomegranate in the colder months. Print Brussels […]

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Happy Earth Day everyone! This month’s recipe redux is all about reducing food waste. My favorite way to use vegetable scraps is by making stock. Keep whatever vegetable scraps accumulate – carrot tops, vegetable peels, mushroom stems, beet/turnip greens, etc – and voila! You’ll have homemade vegetable stock in no time. My recipe below is […]

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This week’s favorite food was Turmeric Cauliflower. This roasted cauliflower has a great spice mix, including Turmeric. Not only does Turmeric add a bright golden hue, it is also loaded with health benefits. Turmeric contains circumin, which recent studies have shown can help with a range of issues, including Alzheimers, cancer, arthritis, and depression. Cauliflower […]

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This quick and filling Brown Rice & Lentil Salad is an excellent source of vitamin B1, which supports mental function (more brain boosters!) and helps regulate metabolism. Lentils are legumes and a great source of protein and fiber — the best food combination to curb cravings. Print Brown Rice & Lentil Salad with Cucumber and […]

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This week I had the pleasure of touring an AeroFarms facility in Newark, New Jersey. Founded by a former Professor at Cornell University (Go Big Red!), AeroFarms is a non-GMO, environmentally sustainable way to grow greens locally. Their modular, vertical growing system is adaptable, turning any building into a local farm (this one used to […]

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It’s time for Recipe Redux! This month’s challenge was to cook with at least 3 ingredients that are actually in my refrigerator or pantry right now – without going to the store to buy anything new (hopefully). So many ideas as I looked through my refrigerator and pantry…. There are several ways to use leftovers […]

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The top dishes this week were my NYC Smoked Salmon “Everything Bagel” Penne and Roasted Golden Beet Soup. You can find my Penne recipe here (https://www.culinarynutritioncuisine.com/smoked-salmon-pasta/), and my soup recipe below. This sunny soup is a perfect way to warm up in this seemingly never ending winter! Beets contain Betalains, a unique source of phytonutrients […]

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