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Playing With Your Food: Tips for Creativity in the Kitchen

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Playing With Your Food: Tips for Creativity in the Kitchen




  This post is part of our Healthy + Whole series to inspire a lifelong passion for home cooking and a ... Read More

 

This post is part of our Healthy + Whole series to inspire a lifelong passion for home cooking and a sustainably healthy lifestyle. See the entire series here.
A few months ago, some intriguing photos in my Instagram feed caught my eye: brightly colored fruit, hovering in mid-air. Turns out the face behind these artful photographs is Carlene Thomas, a registered dietitian nutritionist and author of the blog Healthfully Ever After. Carlene’s goal is to make people interested in beautiful food — and then realize it happens to be healthy. (Secret: we are too!) No surprise, we got along swimmingly, and I knew we had to have her featured in our Healthy + Whole series. To us, a playful and creative approach is KEY to making healthy eating stick, since who wants eating to be a chore" Though Carlene is a trained health professional, she mentioned to me that she’s “not about bashing nutrition 101 into someone because I’m a dietitian.”  We love this approach and are honored to have Carlene share about how that beautiful fruit, and her approach, came to be. Check Carlene out on Twitter or Instagram (check out the Instagram tag #floatingfruit).
Photo credit: Carlene Thomas
I?m a type-A, non-creative, list maker by training. To be specific, as a dietitian nutritionist I endured years of chemistry labs and even some body dissecting and I can?t lie?somewhere in there I lost a bit of my passion for food that brought me to that career in the first place (probably in the cadaver lab). When food is your job and crunching numbers for nutrient analysis or measuring recipes to the gram is what you do, you can really start to fall out of love amidst the tedium. And for a while food and health had become just a job and it started to really take on that negative tone for something that I was passionate about. I was so stressed and so focused on keeping my head above water from a business perspective that I had lost touch with that fire.
I can very clearly remember one day someone I love told me how lucky I was to do this as my work: to play with food. Which really made me feel like a big jerk for acting the way I had?because it definitely wasn?t always that way. Growing up, my best memories were all about food. From my Dad making pancakes in specific colors and shapes (we?re talking botanically accurate flowers and your name on a skillet) to my Grandma taking us on walks in the woods to pick berries for ice cream after dinner. And here I was, years later being a total pain-in-the-you-know-what because I had made it into a no-fun grind with excessive pressure. I had lost my sense of wonder and my ability to enjoy and play with a medium that used to make me so happy.
Things started to change when I decided to surround myself with people who were passionate about what they did in their lives. People who showed me...


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