Archive for Author: Manju Karkare

Dinner from leftovers: Bean Pasta with Salmon

With the theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month, Go Further with Food, the focus is on not generating food waste. USDA estimates that we waste almost 30-40% of food. There are ways to bring it back into the food supply through composting or reusing the leftovers through creative recipes. Just make sure that the…

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When in India…..

I always enjoy local cuisine no matter where I am. It is especially true when I am in India. Eat fresh, eat local has always been the mantra here. Growing up here, I remember the seasons of grapes, mango, chikkoo (a delicious brown, sweet fruit), leafy greens, govar beans, tondali (small green gourds that grow…

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Bring the fall colors to your plate

Autumn is all around us! The trees are displaying blazing warm colors while there is a crisp cool in the air. The seasonal produce this time of the year has the same potential to bring the fall beauty to your menu. A variety of squash, acorn, butternut, spaghetti, pumpkin and more have the wonderful earthy…

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New look to the Nutrition Facts Label

Have you spotted the new Nutrition Facts label lately? It has begun to show up on the shelves on some products.¬†In May 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration¬†finalized¬†the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts Label and Serving Size final rules and set the compliance date for July 26, 2018, with an additional year to comply…

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