April 2017 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Easy Roasted Vegetables


One of my favorite things is easy roasted vegetables. I’m not picky or specific about which, I love them all! And something magical happens when you roast a vegetable – fennel mellows out, carrots sweeten up, beets develop even more earthiness… I received a box from Chef’s Garden with a gorgeous variety of seasonal vegetables,

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Avocado Yogurt Soup


I love using yogurt when I cook, it’s an amazing way to add flavor, texture, and protein to a variety of foods and dishes. I tend to be loyal to both people and brands, especially if I agree with their overall products and beliefs. Siggi’s is a perfect example of one of the brands I’ve

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Brussels Sprouts & Cauliflower Salad – Weekly Recipe Round-Up


This warm Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower Salad comes from Portland’s Boke Bowl. A delicious vegetarian side dish or serve over quinoa for a full meal! Enjoy! **Rotate fruit seasonally, subbing in oranges instead of mango in spring, and using blood orange, ruby grapefruit, or the seeds of half a pomegranate in the colder months.

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Vegetable Scrap Stock – Recipe Redux April 2017


Happy Earth Day everyone! This month’s recipe redux is all about reducing food waste. My favorite way to use vegetable scraps is by making stock. Vegetable Scrap Stock! Keep whatever vegetable scraps accumulate – carrot tops, vegetable peels, mushroom stems, beet/turnip greens, etc – in a resealable freezer bag. It’s there whenever you need it

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Weekly Recipe Round-Up: Turmeric Cauliflower


This week’s favorite food was Turmeric Cauliflower. This roasted cauliflower has a great spice mix, including Turmeric. Not only does Turmeric add a bright golden hue, it is also loaded with health benefits. Turmeric contains circumin, which recent studies have shown can help with a range of issues, including Alzheimers, cancer, arthritis, and depression. Cauliflower

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Weekly Recipe Round-Up: Brown Rice & Lentil Salad with Cucumber and Dill


This quick and filling Brown Rice & Lentil Salad is an excellent source of vitamin B1, which supports mental function (more brain boosters!) and helps regulate metabolism. Lentils are legumes and a great source of protein and fiber — the best food combination to curb cravings. Nutrition Calories 220 Total fat 6g Protein 8g Saturated

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