Category Archives: Healthy Food

Kale, Beet and Black Rice Salad with Ginger Vinaigrettte

August already. So much has been eaten…maybe it’s time for something uber healthy. I’m still working up at  The Market Restaurant three days a week. When I get home, the guys have gotten pretty good at throwing something on the … Continue reading

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Short and Main – Pizza Wizardry in Gloucester

Last night was opening night up at Short and Main in Gloucester. Short and Main is the newest restaurant on Main Street featuring delicious wood fired pizza, a fabulous raw bar, fresh salads and a full bar. Owners,  Nico and … Continue reading

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Vegecation: A Chive Sunday Supper

Two weekends ago I went with a friend to one of Chive Catering’s events to benefit The Food Project. This event was held in Glen Urquhart’s greenhouse where The Food Project starts some of their seedlings. I’ve said it before … Continue reading

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The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie at The Utopia Farm Stand

The Whisk’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
It just makes sense that the perfect chocolate chip cookie would be at Utopia Farms in Manchester – doesn’t it? When it comes to chocolate chip cookies, there’s an ongoing debate: which is best – crispy … Continue reading

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Clover Headquaters on Holyoak Street in Cambridge!

Clover Headquaters on Holyoke Street in Cambridge
Yesterday afternoon Lauren and I met in Cambridge. We had planned on dinner at Casa B in Somerville but we had a little time to kill and thought we would walk around Harvard … Continue reading

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It wasn’t easy…Addis Red Sea- Ethiopian on Tremont Street

I can’t believe we found a parking spot (with time left on the meter no less) in the South End on Friday night. There is so much snow everywhere…what a mess!
Addis Red Sea is a great destination for a snowy … Continue reading

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Quesadillas!!! Hard to spell, easy to make!

Brie, Apple and Arugula Quesadilla
Here are two of Elizabeth’s favorite Quesadilla recipes. They are both simple, healthy and delicious. I can’t wait to make these because I think that even I can do this one!
Brie, Apple, and Arugula Quesadilla
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Red and Green Christmas Salad

Where have I been and why was I not told about pomegranate seeds? All I know is that now I am absolutely obsessed! They are incredible and tis the season! The only difficulty is getting at them, but Elizabeth’s recipe … Continue reading

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Cookin’ it up with Elizabeth: Popovers, Red and Green Christmas Salad, and Sweet and Spicy Nuts!

Popovers, Red and Green Christmas Salad (with pomegranate seeds)  and Sweet and Spicy Nuts! Elizabeth showed me how to make all three of these simple and excruciatingly delicious treats. You can do them all together or add … Continue reading

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Green Land Cafe in Salem!

A couple of nights ago,  I went with two girl friends, Elizabeth and Diane, to Green Land Cafe in Salem. Most of the Halloween crowds are gone, so Salem is once again a nice destination; a little out-of-town, but still … Continue reading

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