Eating Your Feelings: How Do You Cope When Sadness Strikes?

Tippy Flower Girl for Veggie Quest

I haven’t wanted to talk about it much on the blog—much at all, actually, because it’s been so hard—but in November, Jeff and I said goodbye our sweet Boston terrier, Tippy. She had congestive heart failure which took a turn for the worse, and just when it looked like she would stabilize, out of nowhere,… 

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5 SuperVeggies to Eat Now

Here’s a homework assignment I actually enjoyed: Make a fun video promoting healthy food! Creating the video was part of a school lunch menu project for my Foodservice Management class. (SO many classes to become a registered dietitian.) Specifically, we had to design a week-long menu that met the nutritional specifications of the National School… 

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Hidden-Veggie Chocolate Silk Pie (Gluten Free, Vegan, Low Fat)

Don’t you love sneaking veggies into “fun” foods and having no one be the wiser? Well, get ready for the ultimate stealth veggie adventure, because this rich and creamy chocolate silk pie is made almost entirely out of cauliflower. Yep, cauliflower. I got the idea from the cauliflower “ricotta” in the sweet potato and spinach… 

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Do You Need to Worry About Dirt on Mushrooms?

For the past week or so, it feels like my life has been fungus 24-7. So it’s only appropriate that today’s post should be about mushrooms. Perhaps I should explain. Towards the end of the summer, Jeff and I got some water in the basement after a particularly heavy rain. Neither one of us realized… 

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Fruits and Veggies Linked to Creativity, Wellbeing

This is my very favorite kind of good news: Beyond supercharging your physical health, fruits and veggies may improve mental health, too. That’s right, from kale and cauliflower to peaches and pears, a recent study has found that what you put on your plate may have the power to boost mood, well-being, curiosity, and creativity…. 

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Delicata Squash Rings with Cinnamon Apples

Can you believe it’s fall already? I’m such a summer girl—I adore hot weather!—so for me, it’s especially hard to let go. Of course, I also recently got back from a blissful week at the beach with my family in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, too, so you can see why I’m feeling a… 

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New Look + Quick Barbecued Vegetable Kebabs

Welcome to the updated and improved Veggie Quest! Not only is the blog sporting a fresh look, but it’s also got an inspiring new mission: to help you look good, feel great, and love your vegetables! What can you expect from the new Veggie Quest? As always, you’ll find deliciously easy vegan vegetable recipes, tips… 

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