March 2017 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

AeroFarms Tour and Dream Greens Recipe


This week I had the pleasure of touring an AeroFarms facility in Newark, New Jersey. Founded by a former Professor at Cornell University (Go Big Red!), AeroFarms is a non-GMO, environmentally sustainable way to grow greens locally. Their modular, vertical growing system is adaptable, turning any building into a local farm (this one used to

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Baked Cinnamon Apples


It’s time for Recipe Redux! This month’s challenge was to cook with at least 3 ingredients that are actually in my refrigerator or pantry right now – without going to the store to buy anything new (hopefully). So many ideas as I looked through my refrigerator and pantry….Here’s my Baked Cinnamon Apples! There are several

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Weekly Recipe Round-Up: Roasted Golden Beet Soup


The top dishes this week were my NYC Smoked Salmon “Everything Bagel” Penne and Roasted Golden Beet Soup. You can find my Penne recipe here (, and my soup recipe below. This sunny soup is a perfect way to warm up in this seemingly never ending winter! Beets contain Betalains, a unique source of phytonutrients

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NYC Smoked Salmon “Everything Bagel” Penne Pasta


I love salmon pasta! For this recipe, I used smoked salmon, penne pasta, and a cream cheese based sauce with everything bagel spice. I give you NYC Smoked Salmon “Everything Bagel” Penne Pasta! And here’s the best part – it’s a healthy smoked salmon pasta. I received free samples of Barilla Pasta mentioned in this

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What RDs Do: Abbie Gellman, MS RD CDN


What RDs Do: Abbie Gellman, MS RD CDN ABBIE GELLMAN CULINARY NUTRITION CUISINE for something nutrishus Abbie is a chef and RD that came across the series and reached out over facebook. It’s exciting when fellow dietitians support the series and are excited to share the unique things they’re doing in their careers. She is

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Post-Workout Fueling: Yes, I’m a Runner! The Upcoming NYC Half Marathon…


I first began running outside regularly when my daughter was born, so almost 10 years ago now. I originally started because I wanted to lose the baby weight and, frankly, to get a break from diapers and feeling like a milk machine. Running suddenly became the perfect way to get some quiet time alone or

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White Bean Romesco Sauce with Zucchini Noodles and Toasted Pita Points


I received free samples of Toufayan Pita mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Toufayan Bakeries and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. I had a great time working with Toufayan, so many delicious pitas! A

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