Welcome to What’s Dorothy Eating Now?

This is my food blog, and I love to share information about food and food related things. My site includes lots of articles ranging from recipes to reviews. Use the search boxes and menu system to find the topics you’d like to read about. My home page will alway highlight the most recent posts and recipes.

I hope you enjoy the site. Feel free to contact me if you’d like more information about anything you see here, or if there’s something you’d like to see. I’m always happy to help my readers learn what they’d like to be eating now!

Recent Articles from My Food Blog

  • an array of freshly baked coconut biscuits

Coconut Biscuits

I love how coconut oil makes baked goods extra crispy, and how coconut milk makes them extra tender and wanted to know what would happen if I put them together in a biscuit.

  • A jar of vanilla paste and bottle of vanilla extract from Heilala Vanilla.

Heilala Vanilla

Vanilla is my favorite flavor in the world.  Whenever I want to know how good a pastry chef or baker is, I try anything they've made showcasing vanilla.

  • Three tahini pumpkin cookies

Pumpkin Tahini Cookies

I was curious to see how tahini and pumpkin puree would taste together in a cookie spiced with cinnamon and dotted with bittersweet chocolate chips, and I'm here to tell you, it tastes great!

  • bowl of pasta with mackerel and arugula

Pasta with Yogurt, Mackerel, and Arugula

My nutritionist buddy, Lulu Cook, the co-author of The Complete Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Beginners has been encouraging me to eat protein, about 20-25 grams per meal to be exact. Scanning what was in the house I realized I could throw a pasta dinner together quickly.  I had Greek yogurt, arugula, smoked mackerel, and lemon zest.

About Me

Growing up in a wonderful family of farmers and cooks, I had no choice other than to become a chef. My childhood was my own personal Greek festival, weekends spent at the farm exploring the agricultural wonders surrounded by cousins, eating produce off the vine or branch, dancing, singing, and feasting.  It is this background that has shaped my career and cooking philosophy which is, beautiful ingredients, simply prepared.

In addition to creating a restaurant in my mother’s kitchen at age 6, I cooked and baked my way around both coasts and returned to the Bay Area to open my own restaurant and catering company called Bombar’s.  We closed the catering company in 2008 and I have been writing, teaching cooking, developing recipes, and consulting ever since.

I have published three cookbooks available in my Amazon Shop. Two on anti-inflammatory diets, and one on the health benefits of Mediterranean eating.  To learn more about my professional background find me on Linked In.

I spend my days thinking about what to eat next and am happy to take you along for the journey. I hope you enjoy the recipes in my food blog and portfolio and would love to hear from you as you try them. Feel free to contact me, or comment on the individual posts. I try to respond fairly quickly.

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Testimonial from Instagram

HI Dorothy!
I was diagnosed with Graves disease early this summer. In order to best take care of myself (better than before as I was eating fairly clean, exercising, etc.), I began an adapted elimination diet/anti inflammatory diet. I checked out your cookbook (The Anti inflammatory Cookbook, with food plans) from my local library. I have looked at many recipes online and also other cookbooks geared to autoimmune conditions. Your book, thus far, has the best variety and good tasting recipes. They are relatively easy, use common ingredients and are delicious.

Thank you for your efforts in publishing the cookbook. It has made my search for tasty, wholesome, anti inflammatory foods much easier! I even recommended your book to my nutritionist.

Good luck in your future endeavors, especially in the food and cooking world!

Krista Stewart
Ridgway, CO

The Complete Anti-Infammatory Diet For Beginners book cover
The Anti-Infammatory Diet & Action Plans book cover.
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