Saturday, September 22, 2018

Recipes

Lightened Italian Meatballs would do Grandma proud

Lightened Italian Meatballs would do Grandma proud

Spaghetti and meatballs was the classic dish I ate at Grandma's house growing up: She had her all-day recipe that filled her creaky house with heady aromas that built anticipation as meatballs simmered in sauce on the stove. The fact that she was 100...
Updated a year ago
Take the plunge and try kelp noodles in simple cabbage and noodle saute

Take the plunge and try kelp noodles in simple cabbage and noodle saute

The healthy noodle market is booming, thanks to low-carb fans, and so it's no surprise that kelp noodles, which used to be a specialty-store item only, are now readily available at the neighborhood supermarket. Kelp noodles are a sea vegetable with a...
Updated a year ago
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 a year 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 a year 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 a year 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 a year 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 a year 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 a year 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 a year 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 a year ago