Vegetable

Indian cuisine has always fascinated and inspired me.  I come from a large extended family with roots strongly set in the British Empire and their colonies.  My Granddad and his siblings scattered around the globe as railroad engineers, some moving to Australia, others to South Africa, and most to India….

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A few months ago, my dear friend Kate of BeyondFit Physiques asked me to be a part of a special event she was planning: A weekend retreat for women who love fitness and nutrition, and who deserve a little break from the hectic, 24-7 hustle & bustle of daily life. She…

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The menu plan for New Year’s Eve was going to be steak, sweet potatoes and greens of some kind – sauteed swiss chard, roasted broccoli, roasted brussels sprouts – something along those lines.  Everyone else in Arlington had the same idea and the steak selection at Whole Foods was…non-existent:)  This…

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My sister recently asked me, “How do I roast beets?” A few years ago, she would have known better than to ask that question. I spent most of my life convinced that I *hated* beets.  Would not touch them.  Then a couple years ago, a dear friend introduced me to…

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