Vegiterranean Baked Oat Bread (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free)

Being gluten-free for many, many years, I find it almost torturous to witness people joyfully jumping into a basket of bread at dinner, bundling up with a hearty sandwich for lunch, or just opting for a comforting breakfast of warm, crispy toast. I explored commercial gluten-free bread options, but many of them were not feasible, as they were [...]

2017-07-05T13:08:56+00:00 August 21st, 2016|Featured, Recipes|

Quinoa and Chickpea Tabbouleh Salad

Quinoa and Chickpea Tabbouleh Salad from The Vegiterranean Diet Makes 4 servings Light and herb-infused, this salad is refreshing and extremely nutritious. Traditionally made with bulgur wheat, this gluten-free version boasts similar flavors, but it’s friendly for those eschewing gluten and more sub- stantial because of the added chickpeas. Ingredients: 3 to 4 tablespoons freshly [...]

2016-11-29T15:10:56+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Food, Recipes, Uncategorized|

Tahini Dill Oil-Free Salad Dressing

Salads are one of the best ways to get fresh, raw veggies, leafy greens, beans, and other goodies into your day. I prefer oil-free dressings since they are lower in calories and taste decadent. Tahini-based dressings are my favorite because they are nutrient-dense (including a whopping dose of calcium), have adequate fat to help absorb [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:21+00:00 December 20th, 2013|Featured, Recipes|

Red Lentil Chili

A quick and easy, nutritious and delicious recipe that you can simply whip up in your blender and throw into a pressure cooker or slow cooker on this episode of The Chef and The Dietitian. Enjoy in a bowl, over a baked potato, or as a dip with baked tortilla chips.   RED LENTIL CHILI RECIPE [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:21+00:00 December 8th, 2013|Recipes|

Mac and Thai

I am excited to host yet another book giveaway by the prolific and infinitely creative Robin Robertson! Try out this incredible Mac and Thai recipe and scroll below to win a FREE copy of her brand new book, One-Dish Vegan. I love this book because, as a busy working mom, I need fast, simple, and [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:26+00:00 November 12th, 2013|Book Giveaways, Featured|

Muesli

Another simple, nutritious, and delicious recipe on The Chef and The Dietitian! This is a quick and easy overnight cereal that you can prep in advance and then take on the go, traveling, or enjoy at home. Whole grains, like oats, are a fundamental staple in a health-promoting diet and this is a great way [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:34+00:00 October 9th, 2013|Featured, Recipes|

Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are one of the most nutrient-dense foods available! Rich in omega-3 fatty acids (they contain even more omega-3 fats than flaxseeds!), fiber, antioxidants, iron, and calcium, chia seeds are a wonderfully healthy and functional addition to a health-promoting diet. And here is an easy, delicious way to incorporate them...with only THREE ingredients (plus [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:35+00:00 September 30th, 2013|Featured, Recipes|

Cooking with Nut Butters & West African Vegetable Stew Recipe

I am excited to introduce Robin Robertson's brand new, hot-off-the-press cookbook that is so unique and creative, you'll want to test every decadent recipe. Nut Butter Universe is chock full of insanely delicious choices, it's hard to know where to begin, from Peruvian Peanut Potato Soup and Linguine with Thai Pesto to Peanut Butter Cups and [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:44+00:00 February 20th, 2013|Recipes, Uncategorized|