Foodie Fridays: Farmer’s Market Finds

Posted July 16th, 2021

Summer farmer’s markets are full of fresh picked goodness from the farm. Last week I found Lots of green, yellow, and purple beans-also known as string beans. Eat them raw; steam them lightly and marinate in a vinaigrette dressing; sauté them with lots of garlic and sprinkle with some toasted pine nuts, slivered almonds, or walnuts; […]


Foodie Friday: What to do with all these zucchini?

Posted July 9th, 2021

Don’t hide when your neighbor comes to your door with another one of those baseball bat-sized zucchini! Here some fun recipes from The American Institute for Cancer Research.   What’s to love about those long green and yellow summer squash that seem to go from tiny little squash fingers into baseball bats overnight? Low in calories […]


Foodie Fridays: An Ode to Summer Tomatoes

Posted July 2nd, 2021

I love the smell of tomatoes in the sun. I used to have a little cherry tomato plant in my front yard as part of my urban garden. I would harvest about 30 baby tomatoes every year. But, I grew them. I tended to them. Watered them. Cut them back when they needed a trim. […]


Determining Fluid Requirements

Posted March 26th, 2021

March is National Nutrition Month! To honor National Nutrition Month, our resourceful dietician friends have created a number of blogs that will post during the month of March. These blogs will cover popular nutrition topics and myths. Check back often to see what new topics are being blogged about! Making sure that you get enough […]


Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Posted March 19th, 2021

March is National Nutrition Month! To honor National Nutrition Month, our resourceful dietician friends have created a number of blogs that will post during the month of March. These blogs will cover popular nutrition topics and myths. Check back often to see what new topics are being blogged about! “My friend told me to stop […]


Intermittent Fasting

Posted March 12th, 2021

March is National Nutrition Month! To honor National Nutrition Month, our resourceful dietician friends have created a number of blogs that will post during the month of March. These blogs will cover popular nutrition topics and myths. Check back often to see what new topics are being blogged about! To Fast or Not to Fast-That […]


Registered Dietitian vs. Nutritionist

Posted March 3rd, 2021

March is National Nutrition Month! To honor National Nutrition Month, our resourceful dietician friends have created a number of blogs that will post during the month of March. These blogs will cover popular nutrition topics and myths. Check back often to see what new topics are being blogged about! “All registered dietitians are nutritionists but […]


Food for Thought: A Fresh Perspective on Nutrition

Posted February 5th, 2021

One of my favorite lessons from my Chinese Medicine studies was this perspective on nutrition … Nutrition includes everything you take in with all five senses. It is not just what you eat, but also what you feel, what you hear, what you smell, and what you see. To my Western mind, this simple idea […]


Understanding Serving Sizes

Posted January 15th, 2021

Use these tips and nutritional information when thinking about serving sizes. Paige Dietz is a student dietetics volunteer at the Penn Abramson Cancer Center. She is currently working towards her second degree in nutrition at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. In 2013, Paige obtained her BBA in marketing at LIM College in New York, […]


Dress up that Salad!

Posted December 21st, 2020

Include salad as part of your holiday meal by using this easy salad dressing. This base can be used and altered to make a marinade for salmon or turkey if that is your holiday entrée or can be used to dress up roasted vegetables.   Classic Oil and Vinegar Salad Dressing (Base to marinades and […]