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Hi there!  If you’re like me and love entertaining and going out, ordering the menu item that you don’t make at home, discovering a new of craft beer for the brewing, drinking and cooking pleasure, getting the most enjoyment out of the foods you eat, value sustainability and staying active, then you’re in the right place.  Don’t worry, I know you are also working and may have a family, like me.  Dig In Eat Up is for those that want to get the most out of life and their eating experience, and feel good about it.  A dietitian-run practice, I help people look and feel your better while balancing their on the go schedule and social interests. On this blog you’ll find easy recipes— plenty with craft beer, ways to enhance your sensory experience plus tips and insights that will help keep the joy in health, work and your social time.

Pop-Up Farm Dinner Raises Money for Barnard’s Orchard

Nectarines, plums, and peaches…there’s nothing like the first bite of pure nature’s sweetness…and, nothing like the second bite with juices dripping down your hand and nothing like the last bite, thinking that was the best each you EVER had. Until the next one. But...

Live Interview: Kids Eating Right Fosters Young Entrepreneurship

Connecting kids with food is BIG!! And it’s been especially big this month because August is Kids Eat Right month. While getting kids to eat veggies may still present a few challenges for some, getting kids into the kitchen can be a lot of fun and a great lesson in...

Food Poisoning – How to Keep Your Kitchen Safe

  With the recent outbreak of food poisoning at restaurants, people are wondering, “How did this happen?” and “How do I keep my kitchen safe?” No one wants to be sick during the holidays! While there are thousands of germs that can make us sick, the highly...

Hot Cocoa Moment

With all the hustle and bustle of the season, take a moment to relax. For some this moment is when you plop on the couch with a book, submerge in a hot bath or curl up with the sleeping cat for lesson in “taking it easy”. And when it’s cold outside, nothing gives me...

Cultural Holiday Quiz

Test your knowledge of holiday traditions around the world. Learn the answers listening to great conversation at Libby’s Luncheonette on WCHE1520AM (listen live) at 12:15 pm EST. Hanukah – Israel                                     Seven fishes Christmas – Mexico    ...

Translating Traditions

Connecting with family traditions always seems especially important this time of year.   I remember my mom’s recipe box was that dated olive green plastic that matched the living room curtains and modeled green wall-to-wall carpet. Don’t laugh, that was in style when?...

Citrus Spiced Olives

‘Tis the season of getting together.  From a small dinners, to holiday parties, to neighbors stopping by for a chat, you never know when an occasion will arise.  I like to be prepared with a few ready-made foods that I can put out, or quickly put into a small mason...

Flavors of Summer

  Quick…what are your favorite flavors of summer? So many I know, but three are at the heart of summer cooking – tomatoes, corn and basil. Love ‘em! In season and as fresh and local as your back yard garden, or at least your nearest farmers market, these flavors...

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