April showers usually bring May flowers, but for this month’s Recipe ReDux, May is bringing more showers – of the celebratory kind. Baby showers and bridal showers are blooming this time of year, as are graduation parties, retirement parties, weddings, and other occasions that are often celebrated with brunch. So for this month’s Recipe ReDux, we were asked to share our favorite healthy brunch dishes for the upcoming ‘shower season.’ There was a little reminder from fel… read more »
Fava beans are a great spring vegetable that you’ll see on restaurant menus this time of year, but many people don’t even consider making them at home and until now I was one of them. But then I saw these beautiful, bright green beans at the supermarket and decided it was time I went through the process of preparing them to use in a Nutritioulicious spring pasta recipe.
As I recently wrote in my Wee Westchester spring produce post, fava beans are flat beans that are found inside a tough ou… read more »
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Summer is just around the corner and when the temperatures start rising it’s especially important to stay hydrated. You know water is one of the best hydrating beverages, but sometimes you want something with a little more flavor. Unsweetened iced tea is a great alternative to water – and in fact tea is the second most widely consumed beverage in the world, only surpassed by water! Recent research shows that tea also has some newly proven health benefits
Celebrating an anniversary, birthday, or just the love that you share with someone special? You don’t have to spend money going out to a fancy dinner for every occasion. Sometimes it’s nice to make a romantic dinner for two in your own home. Set the mood with dim lighting, candles, some romantic music, and a Nutritioulicious meal that will knock the socks off of your partner. That’s what I did this past February for Valentine’s Day, which was so much better than sitting at a r… read more »
Along with a taste of warmer weather the past few days, my mouth has started to water for refreshing summer cocktails. Truth be told, I am not a big drinker – hard alcohol (i.e. vodka, rum, gin) and I aren’t the best of friends. My drink of choice is usually a crisp glass of white wine, prefereably a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. But on occasion I have a thirst for a more interesting cocktail, including mojitos.
Did you know mojitos were a favorite drink of the author Ernest Hemingway?!
As I&… read more »