Soup Packed with a Punch

Rarely do I follow a recipe to make soup. It’s literally an experiment every time, and no two batches are ever the same. I guess that’s part of the fun of cooking! My goal when making any soup – whether it’s chili, bean soup, vegetable soup, or potato soup – is to find a clever […]

Serve Up a Colorful, Egg-Centric Breakfast

I was in college during the low-fat diet craze of the 1990’s and clearly remember eggs getting a bad rap. Friends would load up at breakfast on fat-free or low-fat pancakes, bagels, waffles, toast, cereals, and skim milk, but they would never eat eggs. The fat-free fad somehow became a free pass to overeat processed, […]

My Exploration with Colorful, Protein-Packed Quinoa

Pronounced  “kee-NO-wah” or “KEEN-wah,” this food, somewhat new to the scene in the States, hails from South America. Although it is often served like a grain, the crop is technically not a member of the grass family like most grains. Given quinoa’s growing popularity, and the fact that I often talk with our patients during […]

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Professionally, I’m a Registered Dietitian with an expertise in helping people manage eating issues and weight changes during and after cancer treatments. After losing my father and three grandparents to cancer, I have a passion for not only helping those fighting cancer, but also learning everything I can about how to prevent cancer so I […]

Choose Color, Fight Cancer

I never thought much about it at the time, but as a child I was always turned off by Superman ice cream. “Who would want to eat blue ice cream?” I remember thinking. I suppose there was something about the color blue that appealed to most kids, but to me, it just didn’t seem natural […]