Veggie Bread Hummus


I got this delicious recipe when I attended the 2013 World of Healthy Flavors conference at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley. Ana Sortun is a famous chef in the Boston area who has been cited as one of the best creative fusion practitioners in the US. Her restaurant Oleana in Cambridge, MA, offers a unique style of foods influenced mostly by the cuisines of Turkey, Lebanon, and Greece. Her husband’s farm, Siena Farms, provides Sortun’s restaurant with all of its fresh produce.

Savoring Sweets

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Mindful eating is not only for foods  that are “good for us.” In fact, sweets are some of the best foods to savor as they are so rich in flavor.

Mindful Eating: A Sodium Makeover for Your Pantry

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Our diets are too high in salt and sodium. The optimal limit for sodium is 1,500 milligrams a day, equivalent to the amount of sodium in about two-thirds of a teaspoon of salt.

Dining Spotlight: Vegan, Vegetarian and Healthy Restaurants

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Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, or just looking for healthy options in your local community,I offer these suggestions of restaurants and cafes.

Citrus Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing

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I love this citrus salad recipe, offered to us by the Nutrition Source.

It is fresh and perfect for warm afternoons.

I enjoy with a glass of water or a cup of tea.

Delicious Green Beans for a Summer Evening

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 A simple and healthy recipe for green beans and dried cherries. A perfect side or snack shared with us by the Harvard School of Public Health's Nutrition Source. Enjoy!

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