December 2019 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas

Beans are very popular in my family. So much so that my daughter loves to have beans as a snack with her homemade vinaigrette! So, I wanted to share my favorite way to make beans – in the Instant Pot. I have for you my Instant Pot black eyed peas.  Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas

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How to Poach Pears with Pomegranate Juice

how to poach pears

Poaching pears often seems like an overwhelming task, but I am here to tell you it’s not! I have created this step-by-step tutorial on how to poach pears, with this recipe including pomegranate juice! Poached pears are one of my favorite desserts. The spices used fill the kitchen with an aroma that brings me right

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Roasted Acorn Squash

When it comes to the colder months I always crave warm, comforting foods and this Roasted Acorn Squash hits the spot. From its crispy and caramelized exterior to its tender and sweet interior, it is sure to please your palate. Plus the addition of the fragrant rosemary, slight onion flavor from the shallot, and tang

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Roasted Pear and Parsnips

This recipe for Roasted Pear and Parsnips is sure to make your mouth water. You get some sweetness from the caramelization of the pears and parsnips, some earthiness from the parsnips and a bit of tanginess from the splash of white wine vinegar. Delicious! This Roasted Pear and Parsnips recipe is the perfect warm winter

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Green Tahini Dip

This is an easy vegan green sauce / dip that can be paired with crudites or pita bread, be used as a dipping sauce for meat/fish or as a sandwich spread. Green Tahini dip will surely become your favorite new staple! What is Tahini? Tahini is so cool right now! It can be found on

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Healthy Blueberry Crisp with Corn

This quick & easy healthy blueberry crisp with cornmeal crumble will definitely become your new favorite year-round dessert. It can be made on a skillet using frozen berries of your choice. Why Blueberries? Health Benefits of Blueberries Blueberries are my favorite because they pair scrumptiously with corn and are the Queen of antioxidants, potassium and

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Whole Wheat Dutch Baby Pancake

dutch baby pancake

My whole wheat Dutch Baby Pancake is one of my best kept secrets. This warm and fluffy breakfast looks elegant in its presentation, but in reality is very simple to make (so easy, even the kiddos can do it). I also love how you can adapt the Dutch Baby Pancake to your taste buds, making

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