We’re in the process of updating the blog site a bit and wanted to share some details quickly this Spring: 1. A Gluten-Free Play Dough (aka play doh) recipe is available at the Celiac Kids Recipes website (courtesy of the Celiac Sprue Association) as of the date of this blog post. Please consider that if a child (or an adult who plays with a child!) in your circle either is sensitive to gluten or has gluten enteropathy, or plays with another child (or adult!) who might need to remain gluten-free, this could be a worthwhile consideration. (Graphic courtesy of Alexbruda over at rgbstock.com) 2. A
Month: March 2012
Updating Spring Holiday Recipes Part 2 of 2: Purim through Passover Commemoration
Springtime marks a time of renewal on so many levels for individuals throughout the world. People look forward to celebrating it in many ways. In Part 1 of 2 we mentioned a bit about Celebrating Easter in Springtime. In this Part 2 of 2 we will focus on those who choose to commemorate Purim through Passover. (Passover lens graphic courtesy of Resabi over at Squidoo.com) Disclaimer: Please consult your local Rabbinical Authority to determine whether any items you chose qualify as being specifically certified “Kosher for Passover” (Kosher L’Pesach certification) vs. use at other times as being certified “Kosher” (aka
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Updating Spring Holiday Recipes Part 1 of 2: Easter Celebrations
March is National Nutrition Month(NNM)! Springtime marks a time of renewal for individuals throughout the world on so many levels. People look forward to celebrating it in a variety of ways, including those who will choose to celebrate Easter and others who will commemorate Passover, etc., in April this year. In this two part article, we will focus on Celebrating Easter in Part 1 of 2. Part 2 of 2 will focus on Commemorating Purim through Passover. (NNM “Widget” (aka image code) courtesy of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) There are a wide variety of tips that can enable almost anyone to
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NNM: Flavor Tips from an Executive Chef
Remember that March is National Nutrition Month (NNM) and eating more vegetables, whole grains, and healthier fat choices is part of how to best celebrate it. Today’s blog will focus on a vegetarian dish that many people might enjoy having. It contains tips on developing flavor in 10 Minutes-or-Less using a fun barley recipe that comes from an Executive Chef who originally hails from Switzerland, but has lived and worked in many parts of the globe in his career to date. This Executive Chef’s blog site, as he puts it, is “All about gourmet food, country food, recipes and travel.
Windowsill and Other Kitchen Gardens
What better day than today to add some fresh herbs snipped from a windowsill or kitchen garden to your plate?! It just so happens that March 14th is the 5th observance of Registered Dietitian Day (the second Wednesday of March). How appropriate to be celebrating food, nutrition and dietetics on this March 14, which also happens to be “National Pi Day” as in “pi” or 3.14 relative to a circle or round plate. After all, this year’s National Nutrition Month (NNM) theme focuses on “Get Your Plate in Shape!” NNM “Widget” (aka image code) courtesy of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
NNM Tips: Develop Flavor in 10-Minutes-or-Less
March is National Nutrition Month(NNM)! Registered Dietitians (RDs) everywhere are celebrating and ready, willing and able to share what they know with the public. If you need to find a RD, don’t hesitate to use the referral service offered by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During NNM there is also a lot of free information available through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on topics such as healthy snacking & healthy shopping to help you “Get Your Plate in Shape” this March, and even more hints, tips and recipes, etc. Why you can even find short to-the-point Videos in
Provide a Better Fuel Supply for Your Body
March is National Nutrition Month (NNM)! This year’s theme focuses on “Get Your Plate in Shape” — an analogy to which might be to pay more attention to the fuel you buy for your car and find the best match for your car’s needs. In other words, seek out and enjoy food choices that simply provide a better quality food supply for your body so that you give it the fuel it needs to work better. Then focus on moving that body around adequately so that you feel the best you can feel overall. NNM “Widget” (aka image code) courtesy