"Gluten-free" may have skyrocketed into a trend, but many people have no choice but to avoid this protein for some serious health reasons. Celiac disease, which necessitates strict avoidance of gluten, afflicts about one in 141 people in the United States. Plus, non-celiac gluten sensitivity is also increasing in prevalence. Overall, anyone avoiding gluten for medical, health, or [...]
Whether on-the-go traveling or simply noshing between meals, savory snacks are often superb. You can keep it super simple with options like these: Air-popped popcorn optionally topped with nutritional yeast and/or spices Whole grain crackers, corn thins, rice cakes, or crudite (raw veggies such as bell pepper slices, carrot and celery sticks, broccoli or cauliflower florets) [...]
As a dietitian, I am used to seeing the consequences of food on people's health. I see people with excess weight, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, excess weight, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune disease, etc. on a regular basis. I also have had the fortune of watching these same people restore their health, control their weight, [...]
Who doesn't love a good PB&J? Well think of these as on-the-go mini PB&J wonders. Similar to an energy bar you can buy packaged at the store, Chef AJ's version is more cost-effective, tastes fresher, and takes a quick minute to whip up. Recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 cup unsalted peanuts 1 cup pitted dates 1 cup unsweetened [...]
Back by popular demand...Chef AJ and I decided to turn our experimental initial episode into a series! This second show documents us making Chef AJ's famous Caramel Fakkiato...it is a delicious and refreshing smoothie to enjoy anytime. It particularly makes a decadent dessert or snack on a hot day! Cheers!
Ahhh, back to my favorite cuisine...Indian! This is a simple version of hummus that is full of spice and sweetness, texture and gourmet flavor. It is perfect when you have guests as much as it is the simple, delicious snack ready to use when hunger strikes. The recipe is quick and is as follows: 1 [...]