Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Recipes

Turn corn bread into a sweet treat with sauteed apple slices

Turn corn bread into a sweet treat with sauteed apple slices

Corn bread has always had a bit of an identity crisis in our house: Is it savory or is it sweet? Does it replace dinner rolls or dessert? This very dilemma may be what I love most about corn bread: It can go either way. Usually, we veer more sweet th...
Updated: 3 months ago
Cozy up to a more healthful dessert: Fall Apple Rosemary Crumble

Cozy up to a more healthful dessert: Fall Apple Rosemary Crumble

By Melissa d’ArabianI’m celebrating the original fall flavor (before pumpkin spice syrupy things took over the world) with apples slow-baked in some form of buttery pastry and a recipe that fills the house with welcoming aromas that beckon us to gath...
Updated: 2 months ago
Grab some berries and go for a Tangy Orange Fruit Dip

Grab some berries and go for a Tangy Orange Fruit Dip

Late summer fruit is perhaps my favorite. Berries are juicy and sweet, in their last flourish before slipping away into elite and expensive status. Peaches and plums are soft and caramel-like in flavor. Even the humble pebbly-skinned cantaloupe boast...
Updated: 3 months ago
Fava beans bring protein, micronutrients, fiber to the table in this tabbouleh

Fava beans bring protein, micronutrients, fiber to the table in this tabbouleh

Beans are an inexpensive and lean source of protein, fiber and micronutrients. But it's easy to fall into a bean rut. White beans, black beans, garbanzo beans and fresh green beans easily make their way to the table relatively frequently. Consider wi...
Updated: 3 months ago
Get your protein and omega-3 fatty acids in Lentil and Salmon Salad

Get your protein and omega-3 fatty acids in Lentil and Salmon Salad

Sometimes, it's just too hot to turn on the stove. The key is to stock up your kitchen with "healthy convenience food" that doesn't require any heat, such as fresh produce, canned beans, canned fish and small boxes of precooked legumes found in the p...
Updated: 4 months ago
Add 'Creamy' Tomato Soup to your summer palette

Add 'Creamy' Tomato Soup to your summer palette

Check out your grocery store right about now because I'll bet you'll find gorgeous tomatoes everywhere. Roma tomatoes are a bargain this time of year, and they are ideal for cooking in all sorts of recipes. Full of vitamins C and A, as well as lycope...
Updated: 4 months ago
Give lean, protein-packed chicken breasts a taste of Provence

Give lean, protein-packed chicken breasts a taste of Provence

Boneless skinless chicken breasts are a convenient go-to for so many cooks. The mild flavor makes them incredibly versatile, so it's easy to slip this cut of chicken into almost any recipe or flavor profile. Chicken breasts are one of the leanest cut...
Updated: 4 months ago
Explore the veggie noodle world with Sunshine Vegetable Ribbons

Explore the veggie noodle world with Sunshine Vegetable Ribbons

Vegetable "noodles" are super trendy, and summer is the best time to make them since the king of veggie noodle — zucchini — is ubiquitous, and inexpensive. Zucchini is a true powerhouse of vitamins. One cup provides over a third of your d...
Updated: 5 months ago
Give Foolproof Cauliflower Pizza Crust a try

Give Foolproof Cauliflower Pizza Crust a try

Cauliflower is a wonder veggie. No longer relegated to boiling and covering with a bright orange cheese sauce (sorry, Mom), cauliflower is stepping out in the place of starch like rice in stir-fries or instead of wheat flour in pizza dough. Cauliflow...
Updated: 5 months ago
Quench your thirst with a fruity and frozen treat

Quench your thirst with a fruity and frozen treat

Balmy weather calls for ice-cold sweet treats; fruity drinks are a natural part of the summertime poolside landscape. But those drinks are often loaded with sugar, boasting 40 or more grams in even a reasonably sized drink. Worse, the "fruitiness" is...
Updated: 5 months ago