February 2020 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Arugula Chimichurri

Do you ever get bored of the same old grilled meat or roasted fish? I love to upgrade this simple preparation of protein with different sauces and condiments, especially with my arugula chimichurri. It is herby, garlicky, and creamy with a little kick. Using arugula adds a peppery bite, which differs from the traditional cilantro

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Tacos with Homemade Chicken Taco Seasoning

chicken taco seasoning

Taco Tuesday is great, but taco anyday is even better! If you’re like me then tacos are a staple meal for easy weeknight dinners. The key part of making a taco, however, is the taco seasoning. Gone are the days of that store bought taco seasoning full of added sugar, silicon dioxide and “natural flavors.”

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Kitchen Control: The Mediterranean and DASH Diets

mediterranean dash diet cookbook

Looking to regain kitchen control? I have your answer! A combination of the Mediterranean diet and DASH diet could improve your overall health. Adopting the Mediterranean DASH diet doesn’t necessarily mean spending hours in the kitchen. Sample Recipes Breakfast: One cup of your favorite plain yogurt, a handful of nuts, a handful of fruit and

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Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Sauce with Penne

If you live in the Northeast like me, we are in the middle of winter. Although we haven’t had a polar vortex yet (and fingers crossed we don’t!), these bitter cold days make me want nothing more than to cozy up with a warm, delicious and comforting meal. My go-to for this weather is pasta

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Cosmo Pomegranate Drink

cosmo pomegranate Drink

My cosmo pomegranate drink is a twist on a cosmopolitan. While traditional cosmopolitans use cranberry juice, citrus vodka and lime juice, my recipe opts for pomegranate juice, lime juice, orange liqueur and vodka. This provides a tart, yet sweet flavor. I love to pair this drink with a fish dish (check out some of my

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Whiskey Cranberry Cocktail

whiskey cranberry cocktail

I enjoy a drink once in a while and my whiskey cranberry cocktail is definitely a favorite. I love this drink because the woody and smooth notes of bourbon and the sweetness from the cranberry juice and maple syrup are the perfect combo. This cocktail is such a treat! All about my Whiskey Cranberry Cocktail

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