Whole Foods Grab-n-Go Lunches

Yesterday I was rushing around trying to get errands done.  Around noon I hit Whole Foods for some dinner ingredients and was lured over to their prepared foods section with the waft of wonderful smells!  I often grab a salad at their salad bar (amazing healthy options in there!), but wanted to give their new […]

EVO (Extra Virgin Oven) Pizza in Park Circle

Appetizer special: local figs drizzled with chimichurri and topped with parmesan-reggiano.  A-mazing!  My four year old ate  75% of it!

Last week my husband and I took the boys out for pizza.  We’ve been to EVO numerous times before – and the thing that always brings us back is the passion this restaurant has for supporting local businesses and farms, and the emphasis they place on preparing foods that are fresh, seasonal and unique (not […]

Puree Organic Baby Cafe & Goods

White bean dip with fresh herb pita chips

Over the past few month’s I have been eyeing a small cottage next to Mustard Seed on Chuck Dawley as it transformed from a mundane small restaurant to a bright, colorful and inviting building.  Once the bright green and white round sign reading “Puree –  Organic Baby Cafe & Goods” sprouted, I was fully committed […]

Black Bean Co. Energy Food Restaurant

Lotus Root Salad from Black Bean Co.

Last week as I was driving down Folly Road on James Island to give a nutrition talk, I passed an attractive green and black sign that read “Black Bean Co“.  The minute I saw “Energy Food Restaurant” I knew I had to stop in for lunch on my way back home.  Here in Charleston there […]

Pattaya Restaurant in Mount Pleasant

Pattaya Prawn Salad

My husband and I recently had a hunkering for Thai food.  We’re both from “Up North” and had a variety of fabulous Thai restaurants to choose from.  Here in Charleston we feel a bit more limited in our choices for ethnic fare, so we approached Pattaya with a bit of hesitation. First trip was with […]