Monday, November 28, 2016

In The News: Upcoming Presentation on Healthy Holiday Eating!

Now that the holidays are in full swing, I thought I'd mention to all my followers in Los Angeles that I will be doing a presentation this Saturday about healthy holiday eating! Check out the details below:

"Unstuffed- How to Eat Healthy During the Holidays" presented by Marie Feldman RD CDE CHC

This 1 hour discussion with a registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator will include tips on how to eat healthy during but also enjoy the holidays.  Come learn some great strategies to create a sensible holiday eating plan, survive parties and other gatherings with ease, get helpful cooking tips and recipe modifications for holiday favorites and even take home ideas for delicious and festive recipes!

Saturday December 3rd 10-11 am at Elements Pharmacy
12602 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA 91604


Monday, November 21, 2016

Recipe ReDux Post # 52 Double Chocolate Macaroons

November's Recipe ReDux is "Trimming the Table" and the challenge was to create a healthy dessert that we would be sharing with family and friends this season.  I happened to have family visiting this weekend and A LOT of shredded coconut in my cupboard so that combo led to the development of this delicious macaroni recipe for everyone to enjoy.  I "doubled" the chocolate factor by adding cocoa powder AND mini chocolate chips to give them a nice chocolatey kick.  These macaroons are gluten free, dairy free and nut free, so they are a great dessert for people with allergies. They are also reasonably low in sugar, carbs and calories so you you can keep the holiday eating guilt factor on low.  I hope you will give them a try and trim your table with some of these other yummy recipes from the awesome Recipe ReDux crew.


1 1/4 cups unsweetened shredded coconut
2 tablespoons white whole wheat flour (or oat flour if you are on a gluten free diet)
1-2 teaspoons cocoa powder 
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup liquid egg whites 
 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips ( I used Enjoy Life, which are soy and dairy free)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the flour, coconut and cocoa powder in a small bowl. In a larger bowl, beat together the honey and egg whites   Slowly add the flour/coconut/cocoa mixture to the larger bowl with the egg whites and honey until thoroughly mixed. Fold in the chocolate chips. Drop in small spoonfuls (using a scooper is helpful) onto greased cookie sheets and bake 15-17 minutes, until tops are firm and they are very lightly browned.

Makes about 15-16 cookies

Serving size: 1 cookie Calories 80 Protein 1 g Carb 8 g Fiber 1 g Sugars 6 g Fat 5 g Saturated fat 4.5 g Sodium 10 mg 


Sunday, November 6, 2016

In The News: Magazine and Cookbook Appearances!

It's been an exciting November so far.  Gabby and I appeared in our local magazine to showcase some holiday recipes  AND  a terrific cookbook from a fellow nutrition colleague just came out and it features a few of my recipes as well!  Click HERE to check out the magazine and HERE to preview the cookbook!


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