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National Nutrition Month Day 4: Whole Body Reboot

Friday, March 4th, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews  /  Comments: 0
  Today’s cookbook highlighted for National Nutrition Month is Manuel Villacorta’s Whole Body Reboot. Manuel’s cookbook is filled with amazing Peruvian recipes and highlights 21 Incan superfoods like yuca and pichuberries. Manuel was kind enough to share we me his recipe for Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers. This cookbook is a perfect one to add to any healthy collection, whether you’re…

National Nutrition Month Day 3: Great Balls of Cheese

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 0
  Here is a recap of first few days of my National Nutrition Month blog project. My brother Jack is marrying a dietitian named Gena. I wanted to do something creative and special for her. I chose to review a month of books and each author was kind enough to donate a copy (signed, if possible) to Gena. Each day a new post featuring a new cookbook or nutrition book is posted — that’s the book Gena will receive.…

National Nutrition Month Day 2: Natural Pregnancy Cookbook

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes  /  Comments: 1

    This year for National Nutrition Month, I’m doing more than just a cookbook review. Each one of the books that I will share a recipe and review this month, the author generously donated a copy to my sister-in-law to be, Gena. Naturally, today’s choice is that of a Jewish mother. Now that the wedding is around the corner, the next question I’ll keep asking is “Are you expecting?”…

National Nutrition Month: Cookbooks Galore & A Wedding Gift

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Healthy Eating  /  Comments: 1
Photo by Joe Natale   March is National Nutrition Month and last year I highlighted nutrition and exercise tips from top experts around the country. This year I wanted to come up with something especially creative, especially since this is the month before my brother marries Gena, a fellow registered dietitian and amazing cook. With that in mind, I decided to highlight one nutrition or cookbook a day (usually featuring…

Southern Cooking: Lightened Up (Featuring Carolyn O’Neil!)

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Book Reviews, Recipes, Tips  /  Comments: 0


By: Catherine Cioffi, RD, Contributing Blogger As I lived most of my life in the Northeast, I’ve found my recent move to the South to be quite the learning experience. In particular, my favorite part has been getting to know the “local” cuisine of Southern comfort food – from crispy fried chicken, to creamy cheesy grits, to biscuits, fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese, and more! All of these dishes and…

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