Tag: Katie’s Healthy Bites

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Brown-Bagging On-the-Go

by in Uncategorized, September 29, 2011
woman in car
Travel is fun if you pack the right snacks.

Packing lunch on a daily basis does not have to stop because of travel. I often hear from clients that hectic schedules and days on the road constantly throw off their healthy eating goals. With a little planning and commitment you can brown-bag it in any town even if you are just passing through. Here a few how-to tips for travel:

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Katie’s Healthy Bites: Discover Garam Masala

by in Uncategorized, December 12, 2010
Garam Masala Rice
Basmati Rice Pilaf With Garam Masala

Garam masala is an Indian term meaning “hot spice,” though it isn’t actually a spice itself. It’s a dry spice mixture comprised of up to 12 spices. If you haven’t sampled this sweet-spicy blend, here’s the scoop on versatile garam masala, and how to incorporate it into your favorite dishes.

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Katie’s Healthy Bites: Heirloom Tomatoes

by in In Season, Tomatoes, August 1, 2010

heirloom tomatoes

Few can resist taking a bite out of a fresh-picked local tomato, and now that tomato season is in full bloom, heirloom varieties are at their ripest. Unlike their conventional, dull-flavored cousins, these summer beauties melt sweet, summer-fresh juices into your mouth.

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Katie’s Healthy Bites: Spelt’s Whole-Grain Goodness

by in Uncategorized, June 20, 2010

spelt pasta

Lately I’ve been feeling bored with traditional grains, so I’ve added spelt into my regular repertoire. If you haven’t tasted this nutritious, nutty and oh-so-satisfying grain, try it today! Here are some tips on buying, storing and, of course, cooking spelt.

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Katie’s Healthy Bites: Dill-lectable Delights

by in Uncategorized, June 7, 2010

dill

For the past few weeks, I have been inspired by the herbs of the season and dill is one herb you shouldn’t miss. This fragrant, grassy herb looks elegant in my garden with its lacy feather-like leaves gracefully blowing in the wind.

Dill is well-known for the perfection it achieves when paired with a pickle, but this in-season herb has a variety of uses, from salads to sauces and pairings with proteins.

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