Have you ever experienced a new dish or meal at a restaurant and can't forget about it? A few years ago I ate at an Indo-Chinese restaurant. It was the first time I've had Indian - Chinese fusion. I love Indian and Chinese...but I'd never expeienced them together. There are so many delicious flavors - spicy, rich, salty, creamy. For me, this meal was all about a dish I'd never had before - Burnt Garlic Fried Rice. I just remember loving the unique flavors - spicy and over-the
If you haven't noticed by all the recipes on this blog - I love quinoa. It's one of my ultimate pantry staples because it's nutritious and versatile in cooking. Have you ever cooked with quinoa? It's a gluten-free, high protein grain packed with fiber, vitamins and minerals. I love how it cooks up quickly in about 10-12 minutes on the stove top. Any quinoa newbies can check out these quinoa cooking tips from my friends over at WellSeek. Quinoa can be used in a variety of dish
By posting this recipe, I am entering my recipe into the Taste the Mighty Concord Welch’s Recipe Contest, a sponsored recipe contest in which I am eligible to win prizes. I was not compensated for my time. The inspiration for this recipe was an attempt to satisfy my love for sweet + savory + spicy flavor combinations. Welch's 100% Concord Grape Juice is the perfect sweetness to compliment a savory application in my Sweet & Spicy Grape Dipping Sauce. I used the flavors found
A few days ago a friend and I were discussing our love of Asian peanut sauces. She told me she just made a peanut noodle stir-fry with tofu and her meat-loving husband gobbles it up. Earlier today, I stood looking through my pantry pulling out items to make a peanut sauce of my own. Although I’m certainly not the first person to think it, I decided to make an almond butter based sauce instead. Why not? I’d made a few version of an almond butter dipping sauce at my old job and
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Welcome to the Well Fed Nutrition Blog. I'm Jessica, a dietitian nutritionist sharing recipes, kitchen tips and advice for a life well-fed.