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Simply Food: Chicken, avocado and feta salad with creamy cilantro dressing

May 6, 2014 “Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.” –Gibran Khalil Gibran My stepchildren, Archie and Ella, and their friend Dominic, traveled back to England. I get so sad when they leave and try hard not to cry. more »»

Celebrate mom with the berry best — strawberries!

May 6, 2014 By Katie Wilhelmi Fresh berries are in season and strawberries are the crowd favorite. With a sweet scent and bright color, strawberries are appetizing and versatile in many dishes. more »»

Simply Food: Meatzza

April 29, 2014 My step kids, Archie and Ella, are here with us. They flew in from England. We are so happy to have everyone together for a few weeks. We wish they would just stay with us forever. more »»

Wild Rice: Minnesota's whole grain

April 29, 2014 Since we live in the land of 10,000 lakes, wild rice is a locally grown whole grain. more »»

Cooking with Quinoa

April 22, 2014 Continuing with the whole grain theme for this month, this week’s article is about a grain that has been gaining popularity — Quinoa. more »»

Simply Food: Dairy-free Chocolate Chip Cookies

April 15, 2014 I read recently that 75 percent of people in the world are lactose intolerant. I am not certain of the accuracy of this number but I know that there are a lot of people who suffer from thi. more »»

Gluten-free Grains

April 15, 2014 By Katie Wilhelmi RD, LD This month I’ve been writing about the importance of whole grains. They help reduce the risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes and heart diseas. more »»

Simply Food: Mushroom Bread

April 8, 2014 This weekend, The Monro’s ventured down to Southern California to visit our family. We had two birthdays to celebrate. Nana was turning 89 and Charlotte was turning 10. This was call for celebratio. more »»

Popcorn: A perfect whole grain snack

April 8, 2014 The spring sports season is here and along with it comes one of my favorite whole grain snacks: popcorn. Many people forget that popcorn is a whole grain. more »»

Avocado and Watermelon Salad

April 1, 2014 I grew up in the same house from the time I was six until I was 19. It was a great house in Thousand Oaks, California. One summer my mom painted it light grey with blue shutters. It wasn’t very bi. more »»

Easy ways to enjoy whole grains

April 1, 2014 As a supermarket dietitian, I often get asked why whole grains are so important. Whole grains provide a number of nutrients including iron, magnesium, B vitamins, selenium and fiber. more »»

Simply Food: Soy Ginger Sauce

March 25, 2014 Daphne is starting lessons to become a reiki master. Her teacher advised her to go on a three day fast. I recently watched a documentary on PBS about fasting. more »»

Ch-ch-ch-choose Chia to boost your nutrition

March 25, 2014 A new trend has hit supermarket shelves, chia seeds. Yes, I’m talking about the same chia seed that you see growing as Chia Pets in clay pots around Christmas time. more »»

Sipmly Food: Eggplant Rolls

March 18, 2014 I absolutely love to throw a dinner party. That must be why we have one almost every week. I usually don’t put too much thought into whom I get together to sit and eat at our table. more »»

Five foods to fit in your freezer

March 18, 2014 As we celebrate National Nutrition Month and Frozen Food Month, I always take a closer look at what is in our freezer at home. more »»

Simply Food: Make your own fruit and nut protein bars

March 11, 2014 Daphne and I are finally back into our gym routine. Thank goodness for small miracles. I really want to get ready for bikini season. more »»

Brussels Sprouts: There’s a lot to love about the most-hated vegetable in America

March 11, 2014 According to a 2008 research study by Heinz, Brussels sprouts are the most-hated vegetable in America. I am not one that hates these cabbage-like vegetables, and I hopeyou aren’t either. more »»

Simply Food: Falafel Pita Sandwich

March 4, 2014 Last week I visited a little restaurant called Sababa. I have driven by this place several times and have always wondered what it would be like. more »»

Fishing for a fast meal? Seafood is quick and delicious

March 4, 2014 By Katie Wilhelmi RD, LD When it comes to preparing an easy meal in minutes, seafood is probably not the first thing that comes to mind, especially for those of us who live in the Midwest. more »»

Chicken, I Made It Up

February 25, 2014 We have become friends with a magician. His name is Piff The Magic Dragon. You may have heard of his older brother…Steve. That is actually one of his jokes. He moved out here from London, England. more »»

 
 

 

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