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Salads: I love them, I hate them

Yes. I said it.  I love hate salads.  Who doesn’t? (If you were going to say “me,” don’t answer. ) I LOVE salads. Love love love. Especially good ones. Interesting ones. Salads that include ingredients that I would never consider pairing together.  Like kumquats and arugula.  Or roasted cauliflower with sesame seeds.  Or teriyaki tofu… Continue reading Salads: I love them, I hate them

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Why I Love Our Nutrition Events

You know that amazing feeling you have when you do something that you love? That’s exactly how I feel about running Nutrition workshops with my good friend and colleague Aminah.  We have been running Nutrition workshops officially and unofficially for a few years now.  Officially working with an interfaith community of Jewish and Muslim women… Continue reading Why I Love Our Nutrition Events

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Quinoa with Kale, Zucchini and Mango

I made this quinoa dish at a recent family holiday gathering and it got a lot of attention. Partially because it was really good. Partially because of its eye-catching colors. Partially, I would like to think, because it was healthy. And partially because many of my family members still didn’t realize that I could cook.… Continue reading Quinoa with Kale, Zucchini and Mango