The 2005 USDA Food Guide Pyramid favors plant-based proteins (like legumes and nuts), and even recommends fewer servings of meat than before. Research has shown that eating a few meatless meals per week can lower risk of heart disease and may eve... Read more
This cuisine features smaller portions that are lower calories and lower fat (IF you avoid fried options) and emphasizes rice and soybean products. Sometimes features tabletop stir-fry cooking, some foods are fried, but most ar... Read more
Reflects many different cooking styles, traditions, customs, ingredients and flavors from multiple regions of China. Cantonese, the most popular form in the U.S., features grilled meat, steaming and stir-frying, and flavors are... Read more
Dishes are usually packed with lots of fresh ingredients, and have many hot, spicy, flavorful, along with some sweet and sour options.
These foods feature chili peppers, rice, noodles, sugar, citr... Read more
Warm days are filled with family picnics, neighborhood cookouts, community parades—and lots of summer food favorites.
Grilling can enhance the flavor of meats, poultry, fish and even garden-fresh fruits and vegetables. To liven up yo... Read more
So I've been trying to find a healthy (but delicious) way to make chicken tenders that I have. Normally, my roommates would cake them in flour and deep fry them but I'm really trying to stay on track. I've been trying to find flavorfu... Read more
I was writing to get any feedback upon makin the Crockpot Buffalo Chicken dish on here Sparkpeople. The end result was water and it did NOT turn out with buffalo taste, it all watered down into the pot. I did fall asleep and so it cooked 7 hours in... Read more
Pick up a block of Tempeh, a soy-based meat substitute. Cut it into small chunks and steam it for 5-8 minutes. You can chill it and add to "Chicken Salad" or any type of chicken casserole. No animal products, no cholesterol, low fat.... Read more
Went to Sam's Club with my nephew, Fancybird24 last week. We double dog dared each other to try the soy milk that the Demo Lady offered. It was awesome! I have lactose problems anyways, so this was an even better deal for me. It was fantastic wit... Read more
Hi, it's Chef Meg.
Wondering what to make for dinner? Here in Northern Kentucky, where I live, it's cold--without a ray of sunshine in sight. Still, that doesn't mean that we can't imagine we're someplace warmer.
My makeover of a user-submitted... Read more
When it comes to the protein portion of a healthy diet, boneless, skinless chicken is a hero. It’s versatile, easy to prepare and naturally lower in fat and calories than many other meat options. But by itself, chicken can be, well, a little bo... Read more
I found this awesome recipe in the May 5, 2009 issue of Woman's Day magazine. It was submitted by their style director, Davida Sidrane Hogan. I like her style! (Haha sorry had to do it!) I've made it twice in the past month, so I want to put it on he... Read more
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