All of us are striving to cook in a way that's healthy and simple. Unfortunately, healthy and simple can sometimes add up to bland: A plain piece of broiled fish or baked chicken isn’t particularly exciting, right?
The remedy for the h... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year... Read more
Choosing healthy foods is an important part of eating right, but cooking them in a healthful way is another huge part. For example, zucchini can take on two completely different forms when it's quickly sautéed in olive oil versus battered... Read more
The word "diet" doesn’t always mean eating less to lose weight—although that’s what we commonly associate it with today. Someone "on a diet" is trying to eat less, or stop eating sweets to fit into a smaller pant... Read more
I was at a class tonight on baking (red velvet recipes). The recipes all call for shortening, but I don't like the idea of using a hydrogenated fat. I am wondering if a person used refined coconut oil (I think that is it -- that has the taste of th... Read more
I tried to make brownies with canned pumpkin instead of egg and oils, but my brownies were gritty! Even my husband said yuk!!
I have tried 2 kinds of pumpkin, too, so it's not that. I read that when I'm mixing all I need to do is get the bat... Read more
UPDATE: The link is fixed, and the giveaway will run for TWO WEEKS! Attention, Hungry Girl fans! HG Lisa Lillien has a new book out: Hungry Girl Supermarket Survival: Aisle by Aisle, HG-Style! It launches next week, and we're giving away three co... Read more
Nicole found this recipe on another blog, YumSugar, and I immediately wanted to try it. I made it for our SparkPeople pre-Thanksgiving potluck. (It was a hit!) Butternut squash is puréed with milk and vegetable broth and mixed with three kinds of che... Read more
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