Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Recipes

Indulge in Orange and Raspberry Tart

Indulge in Orange and Raspberry Tart

During the holidays, we could all use a fantastic tart recipe in our hip pockets. Tarts are a perfect festive end to any dinner party, and they make a lovely gift for a neighbor. If the thought of making homemade crust intimidates you, or if you jus...
Updated a year ago
Lightened Shepherd’s Pie comforting, quick

Lightened Shepherd’s Pie comforting, quick

When the weather gets cooler, we want to tuck into comfort food in our home. Doing a recipe makeover on a tasty-but-less-than-healthy dish is one of my favorite challenges. Today, I’m taking on a wintertime classic with my Lightened Shepherd’s Pie. T...
Updated a year ago
Green Salad With Pumpkin Vinaigrette celebrates holiday season

Green Salad With Pumpkin Vinaigrette celebrates holiday season

By MELISSA D’ARABIANSummer may officially be the season of green salads, but wintertime versions have advantages that make them worth exploring. The cooler weather seasonable greens are hearty and darker green, which makes them nutrient-rich. And, th...
Updated a year ago
Looking for something extra quick and comforting? Try 10-Minute Tortilla Soup

Looking for something extra quick and comforting? Try 10-Minute Tortilla Soup

By MELISSA D’ARABIANI owe the idea to well-meaning fans, who over the years would approach me to thank me for the genius of making 10-minute meals. I never had the heart to correct them: I hosted Ten Dollar Dinners. Ten-minute meals, I always mused, ...
Updated a year ago
Enjoy an Italian masterpiece: Eggplant and Spinach Parmesan

Enjoy an Italian masterpiece: Eggplant and Spinach Parmesan

Make-ahead meals and cooking for the freezer, once relegated to suburban supermoms who had it more together than the rest of us, are now trendy with the healthy-eating crowd. Sure, we call it "meal prep," but it’s pretty much the same thing: Make goo...
Updated a year ago
Get your veggies and flavor with Roasted Sweet Potato and Brussels Hash

Get your veggies and flavor with Roasted Sweet Potato and Brussels Hash

As winter approaches, what goes on our table is transformed. Winter squash, hardy greens like kale and chard, cabbage, cauliflower and sweet potatoes are filling the markets and my recipe-testing table. Baking sheets that are covered in cubed veggies...
Updated a year ago
Start the day off right with a Pumpkin and Spice Breakfast Bowl

Start the day off right with a Pumpkin and Spice Breakfast Bowl

By MELISSA D’ARABIANAll four of my daughters love frozen acai bowls because they feel like you’re eating ice cream for breakfast, except healthier. If you haven’t hopped on the acai bowl craze, allow me to update you. Superfood acai berry puree is bl...
Updated a year 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 a year ago
Meatless oat burger makes part-skim ricotta cheese the star

Meatless oat burger makes part-skim ricotta cheese the star

As much as I love a juicy beef burger, I’ve become a little obsessed with creating veggie burgers that step in and satisfy without any meat. Usual standby ingredients include nuts, seeds, lentils, mushrooms, tofu and, of course, the ubiquitous black ...
Updated a year ago
Satisfy Chinese takeout craving with Kung Pao Cod

Satisfy Chinese takeout craving with Kung Pao Cod

Eating healthy doesn't mean there isn't room for occasional treats like Chinese takeout or a drive-through for our favorite one-of-a-kind cheeseburger. As long as we keep these kinds of meals reserved for true cravings, not convenience, then I can pr...
Updated a year ago