Why is Nutrition So Confusing? An Infographic

Friday, October 26, 2018

If you’re confused about nutrition, you’re not alone. Please read and share thie infographic, and get all your food and nutrition questions answered in my new book “Food & Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know” . — Learn more about nutrition scientist and food personality Dr. P.K. Newby here, and check out her new book here. You can also follow…

Easy Vietnamese Pickled Vegetables (Do Chua): Essential Bành Mi Ingredient (Recipe)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Quick. Easy. Colorful. Tasty. And with a kick (if you’re into that kind of thing). You need some pickled vegetables in your life. This post is long-past overdue, as I first made my scrumptious Spicy Bánh Mì with Sesame-Soy Tofu, Pickled Seasonal Vegetables, and Miso Mayo at last year’s Lousiana Food Prize Festival in Shreveport. It was such a hit—everyone…

“Food & Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know” Now On Sale & Book Tour Schedule

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Are you sometimes confused about what to eat for health? Do you want science-based information but don’t know who or what to believe? Do you feel like nutritionists are always changing their minds? I’ve got you. From gluten-free to all-Paleo, GMOs to grass-fed beef, our newsfeeds abound with nutrition advice. Whether sensational headlines from the latest study or anecdotes from…

Summer Means Strawberry Rhubarb Pie (Recipe)

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Few desserts are more summery than this scrumptious and vibrant pie, which celebrates the best of the season with local strawberries and rhubarb. You don’t need me to tell you that pie is a special-occasion-only thing when it comes to nutrition, just like any other high-calorie, high-sugar goodie. So it’s filed firmly under the “hedonism” part of my “Healthy Hedonism”…

Spring Green Salad With Asparagus, Apples, and Pecans

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

‘Tis the season for asparagus, and this spring salad also includes Granny Smith apples and toasted pecans for extra green and crunch. It makes a delighful lunch or brunch at home, and it’s perfect for a picnic. This year’s local produce is arriving at last, and I was very excited to pick up some first-of-the-season French radishes, spinach, and asparagus…

Five-Minute Porridge: Ditch the Sugar & Make it Your Own (Recipe)

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Ditch the sugar and pack on the nutrients and flavor with stove-top porridge that comes together in five minutes. Why pay the expense of store-bought packaged oatmeal that packs on sugar, lacks fiber, and creates packaging waste? Head over to the bulk bins to grab some whole grain rolled oats and keep them on hand: they’ll last for ages in…

Happy St . Patty’s Day! (Includes Irish Soda Bread, Brown Bread, and the Emerald Isle)

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Thanking all of you who read my blog, follow me on Facebook and other social media, and are generaly awesome humans. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! My blogging has been dismal, I know. It’s because I spent the last 13 months writing and editing Food & Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press), coming in September 2018. Stay tuned!…

Detox Your Diet with the Only Cleanse That’s Based on Science

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Still looking for the perfect cleanse to detox your diet and start the New Year off right? Look no further. I’ve got you covered with science-based nutrition advice. One week into the new year that is 2018, I ask you: How’s that diet going? If you’re like most people, you’ve gained some holiday weight and want to take it off….

Roasted Delicata Squash Salad with Cranberries, Pecans, and Orange-Tarragon Vinaigrette (Recipe)

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Delicata squash is one of the quickest and easiest squashes to prepare, making it perfect for weeknight meals. With its edible skin, sweet flesh, and seeds that roast up quickly, this squash has it all! Roasted butternut squash gets a lot of love on my blog, with far too many recipes to link to cohesively; please do search away for…

Pati’s Gulab Jamun (aka, Indian Donuts in Saffron Simple Syrup)

Saturday, October 21, 2017

If you’ve never had gulab jamun, you’re in for a treat. Think: round donut holes soaked in a saffron- and cardamom-scented simple syrup. What’s not to love? Never heard of gulab jamun? I hadn’t, either, but made its acquaintance through my husband, who loves the stuff. Think about a moist plain donut hole soaked in a simple syrup flavored with…

Dr. P.K. Newby is a nutrition scientist, speaker, and author with expertise in all things food, farm to fork, whether preventing obesity and other chronic diseases through diet or teaching planet-conscious eating. As a health expert and food personality, she brings together her passions for food, cooking, science, and sustainability to educate and inspire, helping people eat their way towards better health, one delectable bite at a time. Because healthy food shouldn’t suck.

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