June 2016 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Healthy Lunch Ideas – What a Dietitian Eats

Think About Balance Culinary nutritionist Abbie Gellman creates delicious, homemade meals that just happen to be healthy. “For lunch, I typically like to have a good mix of protein, carbohydrate, and fat from whole foods,” says Gellman. One of her favorites? “A tomato-based turkey chili full of delicious, nutritious ingredients, such as black beans, kidney

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Why you should probably be eating more fat

For something that tastes so delicious and gives us so much pleasure, fat is plenty confusing. Most of us remember too well the “fat phobia” of the ‘80s and ‘90s, when eating low-fat/no-fat was deemed the one true way to lasting weight loss. The result? Few of us lost weight or kept it off, though

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DIY Pickles

Fermented foods are all the rage. Make your own dill pickles and pickled vegetables. Listen in as I share how you can make your own pickles to help your gut microbiome. Check out my simple recipes for you. DILL PICKLES INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 cups water 1 1/2 cups white vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon

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