July 2020 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Avocado Salad Dressing

Avocado salad dressing

My Avocado Salad Dressing is a delicious reason to eat some greens!  It whips together in minutes and pairs with so many meals.  Serve it with your favorite greens, a grain bowl, pita or as a vegetable dip. Avocado I love avocados! If you scroll through my website you will notice MANY avocado recipes that

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Pesto Salmon

pesto salmon

My Pesto Salmon is a fancy meal made simple.  This recipe is quick enough for a week-night meal and decadent enough to impress weekend dinner guests.  Meeting the recommendations to enjoy seafood twice a week never tasted so good! Roasted Salmon Cooking salmon and other fish can be intimidating, they seem to turn dry and

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Broiled Scallops

overhead, Broiled scallops

My Broiled Scallops are crispy bites of seafood heaven.  Scallops are tender and slightly sweet with a much milder flavor than other seafood options.  Broiled Scallops make a great appetizer or served as the main dish with pasta or risotto. What Are Scallops? Scallops are a bivalve mollusk related to clams, mussels and oysters.  The

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Pita Pizza

Pita Pizza, Overhead

When you’re not sure what to eat, or running low on groceries at the end of the week, try out my pita pizza! Not only can you use up any leftovers you have hanging around, but it’s a fun activity for the kids, too. Create your own personalized pita pizza, mixing and matching toppings. How

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Vegan Oatmeal Cookies

Overhead, Vegan Oatmeal Cookies

As a chef and dietitian, you know I love to put a healthy twist on some classics. I created this recipe for vegan oatmeal cookies to include some added fiber from the chia seeds, whole wheat flour, and oats, but more on that later. These vegan oatmeal cookies are the perfect chewy cookie and pair

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Cranberry Chicken Salad

Cranberry Chicken Salad in big bowl

Looking to elevate your next Summer picnic? Try my Cranberry Chicken Salad, using fresh cranberries, orange (peel and all!) and honey this recipe brings a punchy tart and sweet flavor that is a fun and light twist to the classic chicken salad. Cranberries Why do we only think of cranberries around Thanksgiving? Cranberry sauce and

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