Fighting the Culinary School Freshman 30…or 50

There it was, a 4-pound weight gain after only a week of culinary school. Was it the bananas foster with ice cream? Maybe the grilled ribeye with compound butter? It couldnโ€™t be the delicious little arancini balls, could it? It was probably the fact that I ate full servings of ALL those things in a …

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Buckwheat Pancakes for One

Sometimes you just need to sleep in and make yourself pancakes. I've been playing around with buckwheat flour for a few months now. I actually prefer it straight up, not mixed with AP flour. I like really hearty grain taste and the more fiber the better. This recipe could be adapted to use half buckwheat …

Mediterranean Diet Month

The Mediterranean diet has been a favorite of health care professionals for a long time. Studies have shown that the diet has positive effects on heart health, anti-cancer properties and could potentially extend life. This is thought to be due to the high antioxidant, fiber, and healthy unsaturated fatty acid content. The Mediterranean diet encompasses …

5 breakfast ideas with 5 ingredients or less in 5 minutesย 

Mornings are great for some, nightmares for others. I don't think anyone wants to physically cook while half asleep in their jam jams. I've mastered the art of drinking coffee while watching YouTube videos. But, I have also mastered the quick and healthy breakfast game. Now my mornings are perfect.  Here are 5 ideas to …

Ketogenic Diet

I have been fortunate to work with patients on the ketogenic diet. The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate protein, and very low carb diet. This diet helps to put patients in ketosis, which means they use fat as their main fuel source rather than glucose. This diet is highly effective at helping control seizure …