The Everyday Chef: Fruit & Veggie Culinary Creations
Welcome to our Fruits & Veggies—More Matters Everyday Chef column. Let our chefs step into your kitchen weekly and offer sound advice and tips to help you eat more fruits and vegetables by bringing delicious and nutritious food to your table! Visit often for original recipes and culinary techniques that will introduce unique ways to prepare fruits & veggies for your everyday meals.
|Equipped with a curiosity in the kitchen and an appetite for wholesome foods, I want to make your healthy eating journey feel both achievable and sustainable. I’m a registered dietitian, yoga instructor and vegetable lover! Together, we’ll experiment with simple, inexpensive recipes and a dash of nutrition tips. Full Bio||Cooking wasn’t always easy for me. My mother’s culinary skills were limited to boiling chicken and preparing a baked tuna casserole. As a registered dietitian, I spend my time helping people reach their personal nutrition goals through therapeutic diets, performance nutrition plans, and preparing meals as a private chef. Full Bio|
|Dairy-Free Mac & ‘Cheese’|
Andrew: This vegetable- and nut-based recipe uses nutritional yeast to create an amazingly creamy mac & ‘cheese’ sauce. It’s delicious and teenager approved! Try My No Cheese Mac!
|Savory Lentil Sloppy Joes|
Andrew: Sloppy Joes for Meatless Monday? You bet! It happened … it was yummy. The goal for this recipe was to get more legumes into the family diet. This recipe is fast, easy, packed with plant protein, and reheats very well. Get Sloppy Joe Recipe
Andrew: Need a delicious party favorite that dairy and non-dairy eaters will enjoy? Look no further! My dairy-free ambrosia is creamy, tasty and easy to make! Get Ambrosia Recipe
|Crispy Tandoori Cauliflower|
Alex: If you like Tandoori chicken, you’ll want to try this! For the vegetarian version, florets of cauliflower get tossed in a mixture of yogurt, lemon, garlic, ginger and tandoori spice before roasting until crispy and golden. Try This Tandoori Cauliflower Recipe
|Fruit Skewer Snacks|
Andrew: Party appetizer, centerpiece … just a fun snack? These fruit skewers will work for any and all! But best of all, they’re very convenient and uber enticing, making the perfect snack to keep in the fridge for your family to munch on. Watch Video
|Interested In Performance Nutrition?|
|Check out Andrew’s monthly column on performance nutrition, which focuses on the relationship between nutrition and athletic performance, including the quality and quantity of your fluid and food intake.|
|Are You Getting Enough Iron?|
The average American gets more than enough iron each day, buy if you’re exercising regularly or actively participating in endurance activities like running or fast walking, you’re not average. Make sure you are getting enough Iron for your active lifestyle.
The Active Person’s Guide to Getting Enough Iron