Posts Tagged ‘Southern food’

Hoppin’ John Patties

Hoppin John Patties

These Hoppin’ John Patties with Tomato Salsa transform traditional black-eyed peas and rice into an easy, healthy, vegetarian meal that’s packed with protein and fiber. Hoppin’ John is traditionally a combination of white rice and field peas or black-eyed peas. Though my Grandma used field peas, I had Hoppin’ John at least once a week
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4 Southern Staples, 4 Ways eCookbook Available Now!

4 Southern Staples, 4 Ways Cover

I’m excited to announce the release of my very first eCookbook written with three of my best dietitian friends. 4 Southern Staples, 4 Ways is packed with healthy regional recipes that will redefine your image of Southern food. Read on to learn more and purchase.  Healthy southern recipes just got easier! I just co-authored a digital cookbook
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Roasted Okra & Tomato Salad… The Last Taste of Summer

Summer Okra

If there’s anything that cements my southern food roots it’s my love for okra. I love okra any kind of way: in soup, stew, steamed whole or cut up, sautéed, fried and especially roasted! Though fried okra is delicious and the most common way you’ll find it in the south, roasting allows the okra flavor to
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My Love Affair with Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes at the Farmer's Market

Confession: I love sweet potatoes. As a child, I remember visiting sweet potato fields in South Carolina with my grandmother. My cousins and I would run through the fields getting our shoes and clothes covered in the grayish, brown dirt from the farm. I’m sure this was not appropriate—but it was fun. We’d head home
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