Keeping cool and carrying on with chilled cucumber-avocado soup

Sometimes, salads get to be a bit mundane in the middle of a summer heat wave. That’s when a chilled gazpacho or other cold soup variant is a nice change of pace. My adaptation of a Martha Stewart Living recipe is a summer must-try: Summer-fresh English cucumbers add lightness and volume to the richness and…

The Healthy Diplomat brings tzatziki to a party – do you dare to Feta?

As the Super Bowl fast approaches with its slew of entertaining commercials, a dazzling halftime show, and, most importantly, the year’s biggest excuse to eat junk food.  Fried chips, a variety of salsas or dips, and the obligatory chicken wings are certain to pop in to so many gatherings.  The airwaves buzz as morning television…