The Easy, Healthy Dinner That’s So Good I Made It Twice in Three Days!

August 21, 2019

This kinda looks like a lasagna, but it’s not.

Actually, it’s very similar to a lasagna, in that it has layers of ingredients. But this is a zucchini bake, and it’s lacking two major components that a lasagna has: noodles, and sauce.

I’m done talking about what it doesn’t have, though, I’d rather Read the rest of this entry »

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Shrimp Primavera a la David + My Interview on Half Size Me!

August 1, 2016

Remember all those awesome veggies I bought at Eastern Market? I put many of them to good use in a healthy, lower-carb version of an Italian favorite. I’m sharing the recipe in this post… plus a bonus side dish recipe!

BUT FIRST… check this out! A few months ago, I was interviewed by Heather Robertson for her podcast, called “The Half Size Me Show,” which is about Read the rest of this entry »


Zucchini Spaghetti

February 12, 2016

I love a fun kitchen gadget. My friends know it, too. So when I was chatting with my friends Kristy and Mike a few weeks ago, Kristy asked if I had a Veggetti. I didn’t – I hadn’t even heard of it – and we moved on to other topics of conversation. Then, three days later, a package arrived. Kristy and Mike sent me a Veggetti!

A veggetti is a simple little spiral slicer that Read the rest of this entry »


Two Awesome Farmers Market Finds

June 24, 2015

I’m racing to get a bunch of stuff done before leaving for the Fitbloggin’ conference in Denver, so this one’s short and sweet. I met up with my friends Heather and Nancy at the Hollywood Farmers Market over the weekend, and found two things that practically made me jump up and down. Two!

1) ROMANESCO BROCCOLI!

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This variety of broccoli is the Read the rest of this entry »


Parmesan Zucchini Chips

May 27, 2015

There’s nothing better than a crispy, crunchy snack. I crave potato chips (and corn chips) (and Cheetos) frequently, so I like having a way to satisfy that craving that’s actually nutritious. Enter zucchini chips. They are exactly what they sound like… and they start with zucchini.

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These are Read the rest of this entry »


Tasty Zucchini Boats AND An Exciting New Partnership!

May 1, 2014

I’m so excited to share this… I have a new partnership with the LA Salad Company, and I’m the new Guest Blogger on their website! It’s a really cool arrangement: in exchange for free veggies, I’m giving them veggie-based recipes for their website. I’m featured at the bottom of LA Salad Company’s home page (see it here), and have my very own page that has photos, a quickie version of my weight-loss story, and, of course, the recipes.

LA Salad Company sells all sorts of veggies to restaurants and supermarkets all across the United States and Canada. A couple recent recipes – my Baked Green Bean Fries and my Beef and Butternut Stew – were made using their products, and they were delicious. But don’t worry, loyal readers, nothing will end up on my LA Salad Company page that you can’t also find right here!

The first veggies my friends at the LA Salad Company sent me were… zucchinis!

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And I had a great idea about what I was going to do with them. Read the rest of this entry »


Easter Veggie Ribbons with Ginger and Rosemary

April 22, 2014

On Easter, I headed out to my aunt and uncle’s place for lunch with them and my cousins. My aunt Annie had already said that she was making a ham and some sort of potato dish, so I offered to bring a veggie-based side dish, and she took me up on my offer. Here’s what I came up with: Easter Veggie Ribbons with Ginger and Rosemary!

What’s a veggie ribbon? It’s a vegetable sliced into ribbons by your vegetable peeler.

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