Introducing Peanuts to the baby!

As a person with food allergies, I dread introducing highly allergenic foods to my son.  Our pediatrician said we should be introducing foods such as peanuts and eggs as soon as possible.  EEK!  Although I am not allergic to peanuts, I know so many people who are, and it is a scary allergy.  We have […]

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Homemade Baby food – Apples

My son is finally old enough to eat purees!  Yay!  As a speech language pathologist and foodie, I have been counting down the days until we could start eating food.  I received a baby food maker, the Baby Brezza, as a gift, and was thrilled to test it out.  After much deliberation, I chose sweet […]

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Kohlrabi ‘Pasta’

This time of year, Kohlrabi is available at our local farmer’s markets and sometimes at the local grocery stores.  People ask me all the time, “What is this vegetable and what do you do with it?”  The easiest answer is:  It is a vegetable similar to cabbage, but tastes like an apple and a turnip […]

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Pretty 4th of July Salad

This year, for the 4th of July, we had some friends over for brunch.  I made several dishes that everyone could eat, but then I also had a few brunchy staples like eggs, bagels and cream cheese.  I made a delicious cauliflower rice dish with turkey bacon and wilted baby greens.  The salad in this […]

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Simply Roasted Cabbage

One of my favorite vegetables in recent years has been cabbage.  Yes, I love it!  I like to roast it, shred it, saute’ it, and bake it.  Not only is cabbage super healthy for you because it is rich in several vitamins including potassium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6 (just to name a few), it […]

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Broccolini, Radishes & Carrots

The Farmer’s Market just opened here in our area, and we are so excited!  I LOVE buying local, fresh, organic produce from our farmers!  One of our favorite farms is North Slope Organic Farm in Lamberville, New Jersey.  Their produce is consistently fresh and fabulous each week.  If you are ever in their area (their […]

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Meaty Green Bean Casserole

Back in the fall, I posted my gluten free, vegan green bean casserole recipe.  It is always a big hit at parties and is super easy to make.  This week, I was in a hurry to make a few meals, so I made sure this green bean casserole was on my list.  I also wanted […]

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