January 2017 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Almond & Date Balls

almond date power bites

These Almond and Date Balls are chock full of protein and flavor! Great as protein-powered energy snacks or for breakfast. Nutritious and delicious! The combination of sweet dried fruit, protein rich nuts and seeds, creamy yogurt and crunchy rice cereal makes for a satisfying snack that you will always want to keep on hand!  

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Budget cooking can be delicious and nutritious, like this tomato egg bake! Chances are good that you already have everything you need in your pantry and refrigerator. This month my inaugural post is focused on Budget Eats. I set out to create a healthy, delicious, simple, and satisfying meal for less than $3 per serving.

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Carrot Ribbons with Sesame Ginger Dressing

This week’s favorite food picture was Carrot Ribbons with Sesame Ginger Dressing. How to Make Carrot Ribbons My favorite way to make this Carrot ribbons is with a vegetable peeler.  Simply peel them with a vegetable peeler into ribbons. Easy peasy! What is your favorite way to eat Carrot Salad? Looking for other vegetable recipes?

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5 Root Vegetables You Need to Try

When you think of root vegetables, do you automatically picture potatoes, carrots and onions? While these veggies are classic favorites, they can also be a bit uninspiring. Luckily, the cold weather brings some delectable and underutilized root vegetables to the forefront. Try something new in your cold-weather cooking and branch out into turnips, rutabaga, celeriac,

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How to Prevent and Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter is prime time for snowy sports like skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating, but it can also sap your motivation to exercise and eat well. Or do much of anything besides sleep and eat carbs—what New Year’s resolutions? If this sounds familiar, you may be suffering from the “winter blahs” or seasonal affective disorder (SAD),

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