An outdoor grill lets you cook up a tasty, healthful meal while creating a great atmosphere for chatting with friends and family on a warm summer evening. But after months of grilling out, you may grow tired of the same old chicken breasts and turkey... 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
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
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
I looked up the calories in a grilled, 4 oz. chicken breast and got the following results: Bullrito's 220, SparkPeople 137, two other sites 187 and 211, respectively. I am not sure which one to use. This is scary because it's only one item, but if I... Read more
Todays test ... I work at a local bar and grill where 90% of everything on the menu is fried ... Heading to work in an hour, did my mile and half workout hoping to be able to resist the food tonight at work it's gonna be a long 12 hours ... ideas??... Read more
I plan on making some spaghetti squash and I'm going to bake it. Do I just bake the whole thing and then cut it in half and remove the seeds? Or do I cut it in half first, remove the seeds and bake it? Also what would be an appropriate temperature to... Read more
Grill up some veggies....Eggplant is especially good. When grill is hot, slice eggplant about 1/2-inch thick. Whisk together olive oil / vinegar, garlic,herbs, pepper. Brush both sides of the eggplant slices with the oil & vinegar mixture. Grill 20... Read more
I have already in the past bought assorted mixed vegetables microwave the time they tell you to,but they always were mushy & bland. Now if I do not have fresh to grill & I have the frozen I grill, last night I had a mix in a bag of squash,zucchini c... Read more
If you have even grown zucchini you know that when Mother Nature works her magic the zucchini harvest is overflowing. What to do with all those green squash? After you've made Easy Zucchini Parmesan, Chef Meg's Zucchini Muffins, and... Read more
Fall and winter squash varieties, including acorn, butternut and spaghetti, are now showing up in farmers’ markets. You’ll be delighted by how delicious, easy to prepare and versatile spaghetti squash can be. Spaghetti squash is name... Read more
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