Sunday, September 23, 2018

Recipes

Try a fresh twist on fish with Cod With Pomegranate and Zucchini en Papillote

Try a fresh twist on fish with Cod With Pomegranate and Zucchini en Papillote

The health benefits of eating fish two or three times a week are well-documented. So, as a mom, I’m always looking for creative ways to add fish into our weekly menu. I love Alaskan cod, which is loaded with omegas and lean protein, and my girls all ...
Updated a year ago
No-sugar-added berry jam is a real treat

No-sugar-added berry jam is a real treat

My grandmother used to make jam every year out of the summer bounty of berries. It was a multiday project involving scorching-hot vats of berries, thickened by pectin and pounds of white sugar, which she balanced with the tang of lemon or lime juice....
Updated a year ago
Put Alaskan king crab leg shells to work in a creamy, dreamy bisque

Put Alaskan king crab leg shells to work in a creamy, dreamy bisque

Nothing says indulgence like noshing on some seriously giant Alaskan king crab legs. They’re not just tasty, they’re a low-fat source of protein: One leg has about 25 grams of protein and a host of vitamins and minerals (including sodium, incidentall...
Updated a year ago
Avocado toast gets a persimmon twist

Avocado toast gets a persimmon twist

You’ve likely seen persimmon in the grocery store and then shied away from it, not quite sure what to do with it. The most common variety in the United States is the fuyu persimmon, also called Japanese persimmon, and it looks similar to a slightly f...
Updated a year ago
Creamless White Bean and Garlic Soup big on protein, fiber and flavor

Creamless White Bean and Garlic Soup big on protein, fiber and flavor

White bean soup with garlic is a classic comfort dish in the Mediterranean region. Usually, it’s loaded with heavy cream, which also loads up the fat and calories. My version uses no cream at all, getting its body from adding extra garlic plus a lone...
Updated a year ago
North African Carrot and Chickpea Salad exotic, easy

North African Carrot and Chickpea Salad exotic, easy

By Melissa D’ArabianI first tasted harissa when I was 19 and traveled on a lone adventure to Tunisia after spending a semester abroad in France. I browsed the open markets, with their appealing drapey white cotton clothing. I was particularly drawn t...
Updated a year ago
Tasty Weeknight Thai Curry Chicken packs a protein punch

Tasty Weeknight Thai Curry Chicken packs a protein punch

Boneless skinless chicken breasts save the day for so many busy folks who want to get a lean, protein-filled, affordable dinner on the table in a hurry. I always have a package or two in my freezer. I buy them when they are on super-sale and freeze t...
Updated a year ago
Smoky (Vegan) Lentil Soup full of nutrition, flavor

Smoky (Vegan) Lentil Soup full of nutrition, flavor

Rich bean soups are classic winter comfort food. They are filling, healthy and inexpensive, making them a worthy addition to the menu rotation. The downside to dried bean cookery is the time it takes to soak and then cook the beans. Canned beans are ...
Updated a year ago
Easy yet classy: Shrimp and Pineapple Brochettes

Easy yet classy: Shrimp and Pineapple Brochettes

After all the cooking and shopping that the holidays inspire us to do, I’m looking forward to pulling out some easy recipes that use pantry ingredients I keep on hand. One of my favorite items to keep in the freezer is frozen shrimp. I keep both cook...
Updated a year ago
Weekday Sauteed Broccoli is healthy and tasty

Weekday Sauteed Broccoli is healthy and tasty

Every weeknight, 6 p.m. rolls around, and across America, we scramble to find something to feed our families. Our end-of-day creativity is sapped, and we turn to our core repertoire of recipes that we make over and over. And this isn’t a bad thing. H...
Updated a year ago