By Megan Kian
Since my recent stint as a vegetarian, I’ve stumbled upon a whole new world of restaurants in NYC. One of my favorite finds is a small, humble restaurant in the East Village called Dirt Candy. There are only about 10 or so tables in the restaurant and reservations are hard to get for a reasonable hour (I ended up eating dinner at 10 pm), but it is probably one of the best vegetarian meals I’ve ever had.
The philosophy at Dirt Candy is to center a main course around a vegetable and make it just a… read more »
Did you know April is National Grilled Cheese Month? I love cheese, especially the ooey, gooey deliciousness of melted cheese between two slices of bread, so I am more than happy to celebrate this national “holiday” with some memories of grilled cheese from when I was a kid and a classic recipe with a healthy twist.
When I was younger, my mom made me grilled cheese in a toaster oven. She would put the bread in the toaster oven for one round of initial toasting. Then she’d put a slice of A… read more »
In case you were wondering where my blog posts went at the end of the week, check out two guest posts I wrote. (You may have seen me link to them on Twitter or Facebook.)
First up, I wrote all about the HCG Diet for The Scoop on Nutrition, my fellow dietitian Emma Stirling’s blog in Australia.
Next, in my monthly post on the Sweet Spot Blog, “Variety, Balance, and Moderation are the Spice of Life,” covers the three basic principles of a healthy lifestyle.
I hope you enjoy the posts and fee… read more »
The other day I decided I was going to make peanut noodles with tofu for dinner, but my husband asked if we could have Pad Thai instead. We generally order in Pad Thai, so I was a little skeptical about how I was going to match the flavors of the traditional dish, but decided I would give it a try (the things we do to please the ones we love!).
Lucky for me I have a few friends in the Twitterverse, including Stacey Viera and Aviva Goldfarb, who shared their Pad Thai recipes to help me with this task. Since I had alre… read more »
By Megan Kian
Yesterday I told you about tempeh, one of my new favorite soy products. Today, I thought I would share a recipe showing just one of the ways tempeh can be used to create a quick and easy dish. I used a recipe from Vegetarian Times, which is a great source for vegetarian recipes. I like this recipe because it’s easy and it includes several different vegetables, which definitely makes for a nutritioulicious meal!
Here is my version of the recipe:
Tempeh with Zucchini, Peas, and Tomatoes Ser… read more »