Introductions from Anne Hello! My name is Anne Smith and I am the newest RD on the block. I just passed my registered dietitian exam mid summer and I couldn't be more excited! I have, in part, Julie to thank for it! After a 2 week community rotation with her and Cancer Services, I felt more confident and ecstatic to start my career as a dietitian! I currently work as a clinical RD in Raleigh and I am loving every minute of … [Read more...]
Cranberries – One of the Most Researched Cancer Fighting Foods!
If you don't already know it, cranberries are on the American Institute for Cancer Research 'Foods that Fight Cancer' list! Why?? For a start, AICR reports that: Cranberries are good sources of vitamin C and dietary fiber. (FYI - there is convincing evidence that fiber intake can help cut risk for colon cancer). Cranberries are also very high in antioxidant power, most of which comes from the following phytochemicals: Flavonoids, including anthocyanins (they phytochemical … [Read more...]
Articles and recipes I’ve read recently.
First off, I have to plug the Centered Chef Avocado Chocolate Pudding recipe again. We finally had the chance to make it ourselves and it was so good. We've made it twice now. Our toddler loves it, and we even got good reviews from an adult taste tester last night - our neighbor, Linda! I wish I had a picture of her eating it. Here's a photo of our creation though! Anyway, what I wanted to share today is just a few links of recipes and articles I've used recently. First the … [Read more...]
Cooking Class Recipes Part 2: Veggie Inspired Quinoa
Last post I shared the main dish recipe for my most recent cooking class: Make Your Own Packet Meal. It was well received, although it definitely needed some salt! Here are a few photos of us getting our packets ready. We had a lot of fun making our packets the way we wanted. Some with onion, some without, and using whatever veggies come in our box. I mentioned before that the participants are getting CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) veggie boxes from a local … [Read more...]
Cooking Class Recipes Part 1: Make Your Own Packet Meal
Last Thursday was the third cooking class in the series sponsored by Wake Forest University's Translational Science Institute. I chose recipes for the classes that would work for the families that are getting weekly CSA boxes from Harmony Ridge Farms. It's what I like to call "farmer fresh veggies!" See recipes from the first two classes here: Recipes from Cooking Class! Roasted Veggies and Salmon Cakes with Yogurt Dill Sauce 5 Simple Steps to Make Soup With Whatever … [Read more...]
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