Every summer we try to visit Saratoga Springs, NY and connect with our dear friends, Neil and Dianna. Dianna and I go way back to our dietetic internship days at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. One visit Dianna packed a picnic lunch with chicken salad sandwiches that were outrageously good. I remember she […]Continue Reading
Cooking School: Making Spring Rolls!
This past week, I joined my sister Dee in Miami! Dee was the recipient of the President’s Award from her employer which included an all expense paid trip to Florida. This was a very prestigious award and the company provided 4 days of the royal treatment. The best part… I was invited as Dee’s guest! […]Continue Reading
I have to admit, I am somewhat addicted to visiting farms. I’m not sure I would like to work on one 24/7 but I love walking around, checking out the animals, looking at the plants grow, and just the general vibe. It’s peaceful on the farm. At least in my little farm world. I come […]Continue Reading
Weigh to GO! Nutrition Services
Who wouldn’t want 2 registered dietitians to come into their home and teach you how to cook a wonderfully healthy family meal? Meet Liz and Jeanne…of Weigh to Go! Nutrition Services. Weigh to Go, a Massachusetts area service, offers in home cooking classes- teaching basic cooking skills or menu planning for someone with a specialized dietary […]Continue Reading
Happy MOM’s Day!
We had a busy weekend at the Scarlata household. Russ and I went to see one of our favorite folk singers, Kate Klim on Friday night. The concert was very low key in a church hall. A really nice calm atmosphere…a great way to chill out after a long work week. Saturday, after a nice […]Continue Reading
Experimenting in the Kitchen
I love cooking and get very easily inspired to try new recipes. This past weekend we visited with Russ’ parents and my father-in-law, Tony shared a new gadget he had for his television that provided all sorts of recipes. I saw a picture of what looked like French Fries and when I took a closer […]Continue Reading
Blueberry Kiwi Minty Groovy Smoothie
I am into smoothies lately so I decided to post another recipe. I love concocting all types of smoothies adding fresh herbs (mint, parsley and basil), various fruits and sometimes yogurt for some healthy probiotics and a protein boost. Todays concoction….a Blueberry Kiwi Minty smoothie which was totally scrumtrulescent if I do say so myself! Recently […]Continue Reading
Destination: Puerto Rico
Russ and I headed to Puerto Rico for well-needed down time. Why Puerto Rico? We wanted to visit a tropical location that we have never visited. We also wanted to get there on a non-stop flight. Puerto Rico fit the bill and exceeded our expectations. First, the people of Puerto Rico were very friendly and […]Continue Reading