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
Yesterday I took my boys to a small amusement park -- promising them lunch on the way home -- so we didn't have to end up eating the junk at the park. Of course they wanted McDonald's Happy Meals (which I did not want to partake in -- but I allowed... Read more
I recently downloaded and started fixing veggie dishes using Zucchini squash. It's really watery. I tried to slice and bake it, but it was still pretty moist. Any suggestions?
I have High BP so salting it isn't really an option.... Read more
I am trying to incorporate new, healthy foods into my diet to make things a little exciting. The grocery store had some good deals on summer squash -- the yellow and some zucchini. Does anyone have any good recipes or ways to inc... 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
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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