Vegetarian Lentil Bolognese Over Polenta Cakes {Recipe}

Umami-rich, vegetarian lentil bolognese served over polenta cakes and sprinkled with grated Parmesan is a filling and flavorful meal to savor. Last week I shared my Homemade Tomato Sauce with Mushrooms and filled you in on the various ways in which I use it – for pizza, pasta, meatballs, and as a starter for a multitude of sauces, including my bolognese. I have traditionally made my bolognese sauce with ground turkey breast, ground beef, or a mixture of the two. But keeping a Kosher home means I… read more »

Homemade Tomato Sauce with Mushrooms {Recipe ReDux}

Homemade tomato sauce with mushrooms is full of rich umami flavor, lower in sodium than store-bought varieties, and easy to make. Try it for your next pasta night!  The months are just flying by. Can you believe it’s the end of May and we’re celebrating Memorial Day this coming Monday? (In case you missed my previous mentions of the holiday, be sure to check out my 5 Healthy Habits to get through the weekend and the Cocktail & Mocktail Roundup that’s making it’s way arou… read more »

20 Summer Cocktails & Mocktails {Recipe Roundup}

Sit back, relax and enjoy a refreshing cocktail or non-alcoholic mocktail during the hot days and nights of summer. Here are 20 to try! Cocktails are delicious all year round, but there’s nothing better on a hot summer day than sitting on your back porch sipping on an ice-cold, refreshing drink. Especially if said drink is made with some of the most aromatic, flavorful, and eye-catching fruits, vegetables, and herbs of the season. With Memorial Day – and the unofficial start of s… read more »

Asparagus Mint Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Get in the spirit of spring with asparagus – a nutritious and delicious perennial favorite of the season! I was compensated for writing the original article and developing the recipe found in the May 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own.  I’m so excited to share that I am now a contributing writer for Today’s Dietitian! Starting with the May 2015 issue, you will find my… read more »

5 Foods for Women’s Health + Recipe Roundup

Celebrate National Women’s Health Week by eating better with foods and recipes that are especially nutritious for women!  This post was written by Nutritioulicious contributor Tiana Yom, MPH, CHES This week we are celebrating National Women’s Health Week (#NWHW), which takes place every year in May with the goal to empower women to make their health a priority. Women of all ages need to take steps for better health, which include eating healthy, checking your blood pressure, limiti… read more »