Friday, November 24, 2017

Recipes

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: 3 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: 4 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: 4 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
Savor this: Lightened Sweet Zucchini and Chorizo Spanish Tortilla

Savor this: Lightened Sweet Zucchini and Chorizo Spanish Tortilla

Growing up in the Southwest, a tortilla was a thin flatbread used to wrap around grilled meat and make tacos. I was in my 30s before I visited Barcelona, Spain, and was served a Spanish tortilla — a completely different dish — and I fell ...
Updated: 5 months ago
Creamy Broccoli and Blue Cheese Salad satisfies

Creamy Broccoli and Blue Cheese Salad satisfies

Tis the season of backyard barbecues, picnics and outdoor potlucks. We gather with friends, or simply migrate to the backyard picnic table for family dinner, and that has me craving the classics: grilled meats, veggies and some creamy starchy sides l...
Updated: 5 months ago