Cooking 101: How to Peel Butternut Squash

How to Peel Butternut Squash (A Seat at the Table)

Can you believe it’s October already?!  My head is seriously back in June, so I’m having a hard time coping with the rapidly changing months.  But hopefully a couple of crisp days and some fall-flavored food will help me get my head in the right month!  So today’s cooking 101 is about one of myRead more

Adobo Black Bean Bowls with Chipotle Dressing

Adobo Black Beans with Chipotle Dressing (A Seat at the Table)

Black beans and rice is one of my favorite meals.  They’re tasty, easy, and make great leftovers too.  These Adobo Black Bean Bowls with Chipotle Dressing are a great twist with awesome smokey flavor.  This comes together quickly, and works well with the Adobo Chicken I made previously, but it’s also a completely satisfying dishRead more

Curry Yogurt Chicken with Coucous

Curry Yogurt Chicken with Couscous (A Seat at the Table)

After all the fun and excitement of graduating, getting married and going on a honeymoon, I’ve been looking forward to getting back into cooking.  This curry yogurt chicken with couscous is an incredibly simple meal that really comes together quickly and easily.  One of the best things about this curry yogurt chicken is that youRead more

Key Lime Icebox Cake

Key Lime Icebox Cake slice (A Seat at the Table)

Here’s your go-to dessert for the summer!  Perfect for the summer, this dessert doesn’t require any baking and is refreshing and so simple to put together.  Icebox cakes became popular at the early 1900s as iceboxes (early forms of refrigerators) became more common. This icebox cake combines the flavors of key lime pie for a refreshinglyRead more

Life in Balance: Becoming a Registered Dietitian

If you’ve been following along for a while, you’re likely aware that I’ve been taking classes for the past several years on my way to becoming a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.  Next month I’ll graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of Maryland.  Alas, the journey doesn’t end there.  Last week I justRead more