About Lara Rondinelli, RD, LDN, CDE
Lara Rondinelli, RD, LDN, CDE is the co-author of The Healthy Carb Diabetes Cookbook (American Diabetes Association, 2008) as well as Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking (American Diabetes Association, 2004). Lara is owner of Rondinelli Nutrition Consulting, LLC and has been featured nationwide on various television and radio programs promoting healthy eating, cooking, and meal planning. As a dietitian and diabetes educator, she has counseled people with diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure, and for weight loss and general wellness. She has a special interest in celiac disease as she was biopsy-diagnosed with it in 2007. Lara has been involved with the American Diabetes Association diabetes camps, working as lead dietitian for the Triangle D camp in Illinois. She is an active member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators and the American Dietetic Association, and is a new member of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center Advisory Board. Lara writes on food and diet, and dishes up healthy recipes for the dLife community in her monthly column, "Everyday Eating."
Read Everyday Eating here.
Minted Green Pea Soup White Gazpacho Crustless Carrot Quiche Chocolate Raisin Cookies Frozen Almond Cappucino Peanut Butter Oatmeal Granola Bars (Gluten Free) Salmon Pasta Mexicali Pie Steak with Pineapple Relish Barley Casserole
Tsimmes is a simple, tangy-sweet stew made of beef, carrots, potatoes, honey, and prunes. Like most stews, it's carb-heavy, tasty, and filling. Making a tsimmes is a colloquial Yinglish (Yiddlish?) expression meaning "making a big deal out of nothing". While the similar expression "making a moutain out of a molehill" suggests exaggerating a difficulty, "making a tsimmes" has no "negative" baggage associated with it, just...