Introducing the Modern Mediterranean Diet

With Memorial Day next weekend, for many, the idea of baring all and wearing a bathing suit can seem daunting at best. In fact, the weather in the northeast has been so mercurial these past few weeks, I have still been layering in sweaters and jackets. So, how can you expedite your countdown to summer and right yourself onto a healthy food journey that will yield results sooner rather than later? Pangea Nutrition has designed a science-based meal planning delivery service designed to help busy Americans incorporate the eating habits … [Read more...]

Chef Master 19-Piece BBQ Tool Giveaway

Memorial Day is the kick-off to summer which means, if you have a grill, hopefully it's been prepped for months of extended use. Living in the city we obviously don't have the luxury of walking out in our backyard to fire up the grill.   However, when we venture outside the concrete jungle, we almost always opt for any meat and veggies that have been prepped on a grill. For the novice grillers out there, I'm thrilled to have received some best grilling tips from the myriad food-related events along my journey with My Judy the Foodie : … [Read more...]

So Long Summer, Hello Whatever-Comes-Next

There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. ~Celia Thaxter  It seems like just yesterday we were kicking off Memorial Day weekend with the traditional burgers-and-dogs barbeque, watching our pale-faced kids enjoy the warmth of the sun and the extra day light hours.  Last night we were doing the same, except we were toasting to the end of Summer 2011 in our fleeces, watching our sun-kissed children roam around in our neighbor’s backyard!  As with the end to every summer, I’m left scratching my head wondering where the time went.  Last … [Read more...]

Friday-Food-Frenzy: COOL Dishes for HOT Summer Days

With the weekend upon us, and the temperature mounting, I scoured MyJudytheFoodie for some recipes that'll provide a cool relief to the sweltering heat.  For the week's Friday-Food-Frenzy items, you'll get to enjoy two very quick and easy side dishes that will compliment any meal.  We've dealt with part of the meal planning for you.  Just print out the recipes, put them in your back pocket and try them this weekend alongside your barbecue.  And, don't forget to write in and tell us what you think (do you prefer Judy's Cole Slaw with Grapes and … [Read more...]