Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
No one wants to spend hours planning menus, making countless trips to the grocery store and slaving in the kitchen, only to endure dull and tasteless food. If you want to eat healthy, home-cooked meals without all the fuss, try a seasonal pantry make... Read more
Think about what is offered on a typical children's menu at a sit-down restaurant: burgers, fries, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, and chicken nuggets. When did these menu standards become "kid food," and why are we still conforming to... Read more
When we're not feeling our best, whether we're stressed out or we're coming down with a cold, we often turn to "comfort food" to soothe ourselves. There's nothing wrong with using food to feel better as long as you don... Read more
What would life be like without parties? And what's a party without great snacks? Too often, food is an afterthought to the drinks at cocktail, Super Bowl and holiday parties. What's a healthy eater to do when her only choices are a cheese ba... Read more
I just got both of these recently and am trying to figure out what I can use them for. The food scale is obvious and learning how to measure flour by weight for a measurement would be a goal, but I have no idea how that works. Other than that I find... Read more
Ok, if over ambitious husband decides to make his wife mashed cauliflower, how does the wife track it?!?! It was a 1 lb bag of frozen cauliflower, 16 oz total. It cooked down to what we could best guess to be 2 cups. How in the world do I track that!... Read more
This week there has been an article featured on SparkPeople that lists the many healthy things one can grill this summer, like tofu, zucchini, peaches (yum!), etc.
This just so happened to coincide with my birthday, during which I got a pre-seas... Read more
I tried a recipe where you substituted cooked cauliflower for mashed potatoes and it was wonderful. Now I substitute cauliflower in all my potato recipes. So I thought, why not see what other things I could substitute cauliflower for that would be a... Read more
In the summertime, I eat a from-scratch meal almost every night, but I only turn on my stove and oven once or twice a week.
I don't like air conditioning, so I take creative steps to avoid having to turn it on. So far, despite several... Read more
Did you resolve to cook more in 2013? Want to branch out from your favorite healthy foods? Here are my top 13 healthy foods you have to try in 2013! Some of these foods will be completelyt new to you; others will simply be new uses for old favorites.... Read more
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