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Featured Ingredient: Bok Choy

Featured Ingredient: Bok Choy

Bok Choy, also known as Chinese Cabbage, is part of the cruciferous family of vegetables, which includes broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and cabbage. It’s very popular in Asian dishes, which is why I picked it to celebrate the upcoming Winter Olympics in Peyongchang, South Korea. I […]

Featured Ingredient: Blood Orange

Featured Ingredient: Blood Orange

I have never really been a huge fan of oranges, mostly because the thought of orange juice disgusts me. I can’t really separate in my head oranges from orange juice, hence I have never featured oranges on my blog. Blood oranges are of course all […]

Featured Ingredient: Kale

Featured Ingredient: Kale

It only seemed fitting to start of the new year with kale as my featured ingredient. Kale has become synonymous with healthy food. You can find kale in smoothies, salads, chips. You name it, you can make it with kale. To be honest, I have […]

Featured Ingredient: Persimmons

Featured Ingredient: Persimmons

Persimmons always feel like a special treat on the east coast. They are beautiful to photograph, but taste can be hit or miss for some people, that’s likely because you can only eat some of them when they are perfectly ripe. There are two types […]

Featured Ingredient: Purple Potatoes

Featured Ingredient: Purple Potatoes

You cannot go wrong with food that is naturally colorful and beautiful, right! Sure potatoes are always good, but purple potatoes just have all the fun, which is why they are the featured ingredient on my blog right now! White potatoes have received a bad […]

Featured Ingredient: Coffee

Featured Ingredient: Coffee

Coffee! When I found out that September 29th was National Coffee Day, I knew I wanted to use coffee as a featured ingredient. Coffee runs in my blood. I am without a doubt addicted to caffeine but also really its part of my family history! In […]

Featured Ingredient: Grapes

Featured Ingredient: Grapes

I must admit, I prefer grapes in the form of wine. But that doesn’t mean they can’t be enjoyed in other forms right. Four Facts on Grape Nutrition: The highest concentration of nutrients and antioxidants in grapes exist in the skin and the seed. Grapes, […]

Featured Ingredient: Plums

Featured Ingredient: Plums

I cannot get enough of plums this year! I have always loved anything tart so plums are no exception. I am partial to plums that are red on the inside only because they are more photogenic… you know how it goes.

Featured Ingredient: Summer Squash

Featured Ingredient: Summer Squash

We all know about zucchini and yellow summer squash but did you know there are many more types of summer squash! I have found all these at my local farmers market in DC.

Featured Ingredient: Blackberries

Featured Ingredient: Blackberries

If you could only eat one summer fruit all season long, what would it be? I think I would have to choose berries so that I could have them all, especially blackberries (and raspberries, blueberries, strawberries…