Tag Archive: Trader Joes

A Little Word On Garden of Eden

Every Sunday, after a solid workout and a rousing hour of Cardio Pilates, I make my way past Borough Hall to the Garden of Eden. And let me tell you, it is truly… Continue reading

A Little Word On Eggplant

Growing up, I hardly ever ate eggplant. My father hated the texture, and my mother – not being an especially involved cook – stuck to the ingredients she knew how to prepare and… Continue reading

A Little Word on Gluten-Free Friendsgiving

…So there may have been a cheese board with Cranberry Walnut bread I flew home with me from La Farm Bakery, in North Carolina, that I have kept frozen for a special occasion.… Continue reading

Kabocha Squash Dip with Sesame and Sage [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #30 1 1/2 Pound Kabocha Squash (About half of one medium-sized squash). 1/2 Cup Non-Fat Greek Yogurt 2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice 3 Cloves of Garlic, Whole 5 Sage Leaves… Continue reading

A Little Word On Pop Cakes

No, I don’t mean cake pops  and no, I don’t mean rice cakes – although they are technically the latter. Made from a multi-grain combination of rice, corn, and wheat, these crisp, puffy… Continue reading

Vegan Eggplant Fake-Un [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #28 1 Large Eggplant 2 Tablespoons Maple Grove Farms Sugar-Free Maple Syrup 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Tablespoons Low-Sodium Soy Sauce 2 Teaspoons Olive or Canola Oil 1/2… Continue reading

Squash Blossoms Three Ways – CYOB

I haven’t gone a week since moving to New York without stumbling upon a farmer’s market. They appear on every free street corner, erect their tents on open plazas, or emerge between building… Continue reading

A Little Word on Simplifying Your Diet

Every now and then, something happens that makes you stop in your tracks and reevaluate everything that you’re doing and everything you are.  Sometimes, it’s the life-altering bolt of grief that comes with sickness, death, or heartbreak.… Continue reading

Cauliflower Crust Pizzette with Heirloom Tomatoes [CYOB]

Create Your Own Bite #27  For Crust (Serves 2) 1 Cup Cauliflower Rice 1 Cup Light Mozzarella Cheese, Shredded 1 Large Egg, Beaten 1 Teaspoons Dried Oregano 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced 1/2 Teaspoons… Continue reading

A Little Word on the Mindless Margin

If you’ve ever put away a bag of chips while watching a movie – not because you were hungry, but because you snacked until the movie was over – you are familiar with… Continue reading