Nutrition

No one ever said, “Mmmm….monosodium glutamate!”

No one ever said, “Mmmm….monosodium glutamate!”

Many people use packaged onion soup mix in their recipes. People love to pour it on chicken,kugels,soup, stews,quiches, dips, potatoes etc. I was curious what the big deal was with this mix because it wasn’t anything I was ever exposed to growing up. In many households/communities this is a weekly staple ingredient in their cooking.(…)

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Creamy Jelly Doughnut Martini with Gelt (Chocolate Coin) Garnish

Creamy Jelly Doughnut Martini with Gelt (Chocolate Coin) Garnish

Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is fast approaching. Like most Jewish holidays it goes something like this, “They tried to kill us, they didn’t, let’s eat”! My favorite foods on Hanukkah are latkes, jelly dougnuts and choclate coins called “Gelt”. The only problem is I am trying to be healthy by staying away from fried(…)

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The Problem With Sugar

The Problem With Sugar

Growing up I ate a lot of processed food. “TV dinners” ¬†were a staple in our house (we thought they were healthy because they were made by Healthy Choice) and most things I consumed were in a package. Dinner time meant all of us sitting in the family room, in front of the TV, usually(…)

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Roasted Creamy Asparagus Soup (non dairy)

Roasted Creamy Asparagus Soup (non dairy)

Have you ever had one of those mornings that you feel by 10am you are ready for a nap or a drink…or maybe both! Well, that is what I felt this morning. Last night as I laid in bed I imagined waking up and getting out of the house by 8am to exercise by taking(…)

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