How Do You Celebrate Thanksgiving?

Back row: Grandpa Bill, Larry, Martha, and Grandma Ellie
Front row: Jane, Julie Anne, Suzanne
Thanksgiving was a big deal when I was a child. Being the matriarch that Grandma Ellie was, she made certain that all her children and grandchildren gathered in Des Moines for the… Keep Reading »

The Conscious Cook Challenge Week II

Personal chef Julie Anne Rhodes explores cooking within a plant-based diet

I came down with a severe case of the giggles when I watched Top Chef this week. Natalie Portman was a guest judge. She started off saying she was an adventurous eater and would eat… Keep Reading »

The Conscious Cook Challenge

Julie Anne & Tatjana Rhodes photographed in their London kitchen for Hello Magazine
I have mentioned before that I am a die-hard omnivore. Tatjana has been leaning more and more towards becoming a fully-fledged vegetarian like her father… as indeed many of my clients and friends… Keep Reading »