Diversity Salad (Asian-ish)

Variety is the spice of life — in cooking as in society. If you’ve ever attended one of my nutrition workshops, you’ll know I’m a tireless advocate of dietary diversity; that’s because research shows that eating a wide variety of different nutritious foods keeps us healthy, strong and resilient. Similarly, I believe that when a […]

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Turbo Thai Chicken Curry

This is the perfect meal for a busy weeknight. All you need are vegetables (use whatever’s in season or in your fridge/freezer; mushrooms, zucchini, carrots, asparagus, broccoli, etc. – they all work great here), a few pantry items like Thai curry paste, coconut milk and frozen chicken (or other protein foods like shrimp, extra-firm tofu, […]

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Overnight Noats

One of my all-time favorite breakfasts is Bircher Muesli, a dish of oats soaked overnight in yogurt and served with fruits and nuts (see the traditional version of Bircher muesli here). I often serve this at workshops and have yet to meet a person who doesn’t love its fragrant, creamy deliciousness. However, since quite a […]

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Make breakfast count: Spinach & Parmesan scramble

One of the things I love about intermittent fasting (i.e., not eating for 12+ hours overnight) is that when breakfast finally comes, I really appreciate my food! So much so that, after waiting to eat for many hours, I don’t want to just chug a boring old smoothie

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Pollo con arroz

I love one-pot meals. In part because there’s only one pot to wash. But mostly because there’s something very convivial and comforting about a meal that’s prepared in, and shared from, the same receptacle. Special Snowflakes be warned: here we all eat (from) the same dish. It’s the Mediterranean way. The Instantpot makes one-pot cooking […]

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