Spring recipe & shopping must-haves

(Courtesy: DietitianJulieFeldman.com)

This week, nutrition expert Julie Feldman offers her recipe for jicama fries, and shares her Spring shopping list and must-haves from the English Market.

Jicama fries:


  • 1 jicama (1 lb.), peeled and cut into ¼-inch-thick fries
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees


  • Line a cookie sheet with foil and fit it with a cooling rack
  • Place the jicama strips in a microwave-safe bowl
  • Add 2 tablespoons of water
  • Cover and microwave for 15 minutes, stopping once to gently stir
  • In a large bowl, toss the jicama fries with the olive oil and the spices
  • Arrange on the cooling rack and bake 45 minutes, until browned
  • Serve immediately.
  • Nutrition Per Serving

    • Calories: 145
    • Total Fat: 7g
    • Carbohydrates: 20g
    • Sugars: 4g; Sodium: 289mg
    • Fiber: 11g
    • Protein: 1g

    Julie's Spring Shopping List at Hiller's Market:

    • Jicama
    • Grassmilk
    • Annabel Cohen's Salads
    • Siggis 0% milkfat yogurt
    • Yakult probiotic drink
    • ChiaPod
    • Banza chickpeas
    • Opal Apples

    Julie's Spring Must Haves from English Gardens:

    • Pots for herbs
    • Sprouting kit
    • Seeds for your favorite produce

    Click here to learn more about dietician Julie Feldman.