Hello again! Thanks for finding the time in your busy day to catch up with me. I’m so glad you could make it to our lunch date again this week! I just flew back from the annual Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition (FNCE for short) last night. I am saving my photos from the week for my upcoming FNCE recap post, so we’re light on pictures today!
Here’s my collection of articles and recipes from the last week, from what to eat before you workout to a maple-apple pecan crisp (with an optional dose of boozy bourbon).
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My Recent Press:
- Turn Frozen Food Into a Five-Star Meal – Health Magazine (November issue), page 141
What I’m Reading:
Food News & Trends:
- 5 Books That Fueled My Childhood Love for Food – The Kitchn (Kids Cooking taught me how to cook!)
- Grapes Are the New Cocktail Olive – The Kitchn
- How I Meal Plan – Yeah…immaeatthat
- Are steel cut oats healthier? – Nutrition Diva
- Know the pros and cons before you start fasting – McKenzie Hall for Chicago Tribune
- What to Eat Pre & Post Workout – To Live and Diet in L.A.
What I’m Salivating Over:
- Breakfast Baked Acorn Squash with Greek Yogurt, Honey & Pecans – Ambitious Kitchen
- Gingerbread Pancakes – EatingWell
- Spinach & Ricotta Quiche Muffins – Love and Zest
- Starbucks Spinach Feta Wrap – Peanut Butter Fingers
- Turkey Meatballs Over Greens – The Kitchn
- How to Build a Perfect Grain Bowl – An Avocado a Day
- Arugula and Goat Cheese Portobello Pizzas – Eating Bird Food
- Roast Chicken with Yams, Oranges, & Blue Moon – Adventures in Cooking
- Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese – two pears & their pod
- Blackberry Balsamic Grilled Cheese Sandwich – Cooking with Books
- Crispy Shredded Sprouts, Cider Short Rib, and Caramelized Shallot Pizza – how sweet it is
- Baking Sheet Spaghetti with Roasted Peppers & Eggplant – big girls small kitchen
- Butternut Squash Recipes – Cooking Light
- 12 Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners – Holley Grainger, MS, RD
- Slow Cooker Maple Apple Oatmeal – NourishRDs
- Dried Cherry, Walnut, Wheat Germ and Peanut Butter Bars – Kretschmer Wheat Germ
- King Arthur Flour’s Original Cake-Pan Cake – King Arthur Flour
- Pumpkin Yogurt Snack Cake – bake your day
- Whole Grain Chunk Cookies – King Arthur Flour
- Gingerbread Speculoos and Dark Chocolate Cake – Joy the Baker
- Chocolate-Swirl Gingerbread – Martha Stewart
- Pumpkin Fudge Balls – Chocolate-Covered Katie
- Fresh Strawberry Scones – California Strawberries
- Apple Cinnamon Streusel Galette – two peas & their pod
- Baked Pears with Walnuts & Honey – skinnytaste
- Maple-Pecan Apple Crisp (with bourbon if you’d like!) – Ambitious Kitchen
- Pumpkin Bread – The Lean Green Bean
- Pumpkin Gingerbread – Simply Recipes
All of these recipes & many MANY more on my Pinterest page. Follow me!
The Week in Photos:
Just one photo this time around – the rest will be in my FNCE recap!
Be well! See you for another mid-week lunch date next Wednesday!
Question…What article or recipe are you most excited to read?