It isn’t easy balancing the ideological demands of being a foodie, and a [soon-to-be] dietitian, but up and coming cookbook author, Abbey seems to be one of few who can. Abbey understands that food represents so much than nutrients, numbers, calories, and portions. It can symbolize culture, family, love, identity, and sensuality at its peak. Her unique philosophy helps break our association of healthy food as boring and bland, and demonstrates instead, its satisfying, flavourful and sexy qualities. So take a leap into Abbey’s gastronomic adventures and fully embrace the experience of food, ‘cause as American newspaper columnist, Harriet van Horne suggests, “cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon, or not at all”.