Too hot to cook?

This beautiful summer in Seattle is giving us quite an extended run. I know I certainly don't want to turn on my oven tonight. It's hot out there! Here are a few ideas for quick, easy and cool meals. Stay cool and healthy! Chinese-y Chicken Salad Recipe For the dressing: 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar... Continue Reading →

Farmers market recipes

Last week, I did a tour of the farmers' market with a fun group of Public Health employees from the SNAP Ed program. They had so much to share with me and one another about ways of preparing different veggies, family and cultural food traditions, and recipe ideas. One of the things we talked about... Continue Reading →

Affordable Nutrition

"Eating healthy costs more!" As a dietitian, this is a phrase I hear frequently. While there are many strategies to keep healthy eating affordable such as eating in season, keeping a well-stocked pantry and cooking in batches, a recent study took a new approach. The goal was to identify which vegetables provide the most nutrients... Continue Reading →

Salad with Cherries, Goat Cheese and Pistachios

With the opening of the Pike Place Market express farmers markets downtown, and many markets around the Puget Sound region, come truck loads of fresh, local produce. The market at City Hall on Tuesday this week had a beautiful display of greens, cherries, spring onions and other delicious goodies. Here’s a quick, easy and healthy... Continue Reading →

Quick Summer Recipes

What's your favorite summer recipe that you whip up in 5 -1o minutes?  I have a new favorite to share, and would love it if you shared yours too. Mumbai Stuffer 2 cups shredded green cabbage 1/4 cup diced mango (if you can't find fresh, use dried) 1/4 cup raw almond butter 1 tsp curry... Continue Reading →

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