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‘Culinary’

One of my favorite things

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As I believe many if not most of you know, I am the Chief Innovation Officer at Foogal. My position at Foogal is in essence what I have been doing for 25 years. Research, writing, developing protocols for health concerns, developing recipes, and so much more! What I miss is teaching folks how to cook–adults… Read More

No One Wants Their Food Medicalized

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No One Wants Their Food Medicalized. …and two suggestions for the new year Preamble I am in the nutrition world, and my friend is in the policy world focusing on aspects of health, which makes for interesting conversations. On our call yesterday, we caught up on personal things—family, friends, upcoming holidays, plans for the new… Read More

My Harissa Recipe

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I love Harissa. It’s spicy, but not too much so, flavorful and fresh all at the same time. I hope you enjoy my recipe! You may dry toast the spices for additional flavor if you like. Harissa 7 whole dried chilies, New Mexico or Guajillo 2 roasted red peppers, make yourself or purchase jarred, drained… Read More

It Must be Autumn Ginger Cookies

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Yes, I am a nutritionist and I teach healthy cooking–and I eat health-supporting food 90% of the time. That said, I do love ginger cookies:) I use organic ingredients, unrefined sugar (which is still sugar!), and add a bit more spices than some ginger cookies. This recipe is my latest creation. All my neighbors enjoyed… Read More