Recipe ReDux: Mexican Frittata

March (usually) means all things green: sprouts of green popping up from the ground, window boxes of beautiful and fragrant herbs, and the beginnings of fresh green grass filling lawns. Unfortunately, it’s still quite cold in New York – snow is even in the forecast for this weekend – so we haven’t seen the signs of spring just yet. But that didn’t stop me from taking part in this month’s Recipe ReDux. The challenge was to use any fresh green herb in a nontraditio… read more »

Tap Into Your Health

You used to have to go to a doctor to get all your medical questions answered. Then almost two decades ago WebMD launched, followed by several over health information sites. All you had to do was Google your medical question and you could find a plethora of information (some up to date, some outdated) with just a click of a button. But what if you could have the best of both worlds – speaking to a real, live doctor and receiving quick answers without leaving home?  An interactive health compan… read more »

Family Meals Matter

I’ve always been an advocate of families eating meals together. Over the years I have written and been interviewed about the importance of family meals and tips for how families can eat together. Today I have two pieces of exciting news on this topic: Firstly, I am proud to announce that I am a winner of the Welch’s Reward RD contest! The contest rewarded three dietitians who demonstrate leadership and innovation in family nutrition and are dedicated to family nutrition. I am so hon… read more »

Happy Registered Dietitian Day!

This post was written by Tiana Yom Within National Nutrition Month, there is one day devoted to those who have made a commitment in helping people enjoy and live healthy lives. That day is today, March 13th – Registered Dietitian Day!  Who is an RD? When you need food and nutrition information based on fact or need to know how a healthy diet improves health and fights disease, rely on qualified professionals in the field — registered dietitians (RDs). A Registered Dietitian is a certi… read more »

Cooking is Fun & Menu Plan Monday (March 11-March 17)

I love to cook. I find it fun and a great way to explore my creative side in a forgiving environment – one in which there’s no judgment (for the most part!). I consider recipes a form of art. There are millions of recipes available, some of which are very similar to others – I mean, there’s only so many ways to make pancakes or a Greek salad! Part of the fun of cooking is experimenting and changing up recipes to make them your own. That’s why I rarely follow a recipe to the T an… read more »