February 2017 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Weekly Recipe Round-Up: Watermelon with Jalapeno and Lime

This Sunday’s Weekly Recipe Round-Up is my Watermelon Salad with Jalapeno and Lime. Delicious, simple, nutritious, and so refreshing! I love the sweet and spicy combination, I think you will too. Enjoy! Note: other fun and tasty additions to this include jicama and cucumber. Try them and let me know what you think!

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Grape Meatballs with Mint Yogurt


I love meatballs and use all types of ground meat regularly. It is versatile, lower in fat, and extremely flavorful when combined with the right ingredients. I’ve been experimenting with Welch’s 100% Grape Juice and thought, why not grape meatballs? 100% grape juice is an easy and delicious way to get the heart-health benefits of

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Taco Tuesday – TACO DIP

I love Taco Tuesday, especially with a Taco Dip! This one is amazing and so simple. Nutritious and delicious indeed! It’s time for Recipe ReDux! This month our challenge is “Taco Tuesday,” a favorite in my household. I set out to create a healthy, tasty, fun riff on the idea of Taco Tuesday. As such,

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Broccoli Mushroom Frittata

mushroom and broccoli frittata

I love a good egg-based dish, especially in the form of a frittata. Here’s an easy one, Broccoli Mushroom Frittata. Delicious and nutritious! Enjoy! Nutrition Calories 100 Total fat 3g Protein 13g Saturated fat 0g Carbohydrates 7g Sodium 320mg Fiber 2g

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Potato Lentil Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

potato lentil

Going to exercise today? Have some potatoes! Did you know that potatoes have more potassium than bananas? Potatoes are a great way to help fuel up before working out and aid with recovery afterward. Potatoes provide the carbohydrate, potassium, and energy you need to perform at your best. My Potato Lentil Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

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The Relationship Between Food and Mood


The Relationship Between Food and Mood BY ABBIE GELLMAN, MS, RD, CDN Turns out that the old saying “you are what you eat” is true, especially in relation to food and mood. Over the past several years, many evidence-based studies have been published detailing how some foods help improve your mood while others make it

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