Healthy Eating

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Ask Miriam | Summer Dinners a Family Quandary

Dear Miriam, In the unstructured lawlessness of summer vacation, I can't figure out how to feed my family dinner. Everyone seems to snack all day...

Philacatessen | Wasabina: Where Have You Been All My Life?

I love it when I discover a totally new food. This happened to me recently at the farmers market when I stumbled upon a...

Spring Dilly-icious Carrots

Spring has sprung in our region, and that is cause for happiness in my world. We are eagerly awaiting early-season produce, but I’ve managed to...

Celery Takes Center Stage (or at Least a Supporting Role)

Celery is having a moment. Early this year, celery juice seemed to have replaced kale juice as the cure-all panacea. Every time I turned around,...

Vegan White Bean Soup with Chipotle Peppers

This soup came together one Sunday after a long weekend of hosting a houseful of guests. We wanted something warm, simple and healthy that...

Cabbage Steaks

Those of us who try to eat primarily local foods are a bit challenged this time of year. Cabbage is one of those veggies that...

Kabucha: My New Favorite Squash

On a recent ramble through the farmers market, a sign caught my eye: “Kabucha, $2.00/lb, tastes like chestnuts.” I’ve always been a fan of the...

Turning Point Café Offers Wide Selection of Breakfast, Lunch and Brunch Dishes

The Turning Point Café occupies the daytime dining space and, oh my, does it do it well. Established in 1998 in Little Silver, N.J., the...

Beef Bone Broth: Healthy and Versatile

Bone broth seems to be having its 15 minutes of fame these days. The name — bone broth — refers to a long-simmered concoction of...

P.S. & Co., Rittenhouse Vegan Destination

I was invited to lunch by a vegan friend recently. I suggested she choose the place because, well, she’s somewhat limited in her intake. I...