Butternut squash makes an incredible swap for starchy sweet potatoes! Serve this at your Turkey Day table, and brace yourself for OOHs and AHHs...Continue reading...
Family traditions often dictate each element of a holiday meal. What do you do when health needs and lifestyle changes need to be considered? Can you blend the must have comfort foods that throw calorie control out the window with healthier dishes? This aromatic and savory casserole of stuffing is both vegan and calorie friendly. Give it a try tonight, it may well replace your family favorite!Continue reading...
Football season calls for satisfying snacks. These chili-cheese fries are both insanely good AND guilt-free, thanks to butternut squash, low-fat chili, and more. SCORE!Continue reading...
You might be freezing and canning to preserve your food, but are you dehydrating? A food dehydrator can be an exciting purchase for your kitchen. Make dry fruit, fruit leather, jerky, and chewy treats all while saving money. Read up on the benefits of a dehydrator and try a recipe or two from below, whether you have one or not.
November 17 is Homemade Bread Day, a perfect excuse to whip up your own loaf of soft, hot goodness. Making your own bread at home can be cheaper than buying it at the store, and it’s a sure way of avoiding the preservatives, high fructose corn syrup, and other additives you don’t want in your body. The best part is that you can tailor it to your needs and taste buds. Fill your kitchen with the smell of fresh-baked bread by experimenting with the recipes below.
Let the aromatic mixture of nutty wild and brown rice, the sweet-tart background note of cranberries, walnuts, and delectable acorn squash call your family to the table. Serve as a side dish or as a Vegetarian main. It's a breeze to make, so don't wait for the holidays, make it tonightContinue reading...
Adorable and outrageously good, bite into these tiny deep-dish pizzas! Pre-made pizza dough makes these super simple to whip up…Continue reading...
Peanut butter has been around for centuries and by now the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich is old news. Being a 2013 trend, chefs and lovers of all nut butters got creative with new recipes that pack in the nutty flavor along with the heart-healthy fats, protein, potassium and fiber. Take it beyond the PB&J in your own kitchen with these recipes, swapping out the peanut butter for your favorite nut butter.
When roasted to perfection, sweet potatoes are nature's candy. A simply dressed tuber dosed with nothing more than a touch of unsalted butter and a sprinkling of pecans puts a nutritious finishing touch on many family meals. For something a little more special, the background hint of maple is the perfect fit in this savory sweet recipeContinue reading...
If you’ve never heard of pichuberry or sacha inchi, they’re worth getting to know. These two foods are among the “superfoods” celebrated in the new book, Peruvian Power Foods: 18 Superfoods, 101 Recipes, and Anti-Aging Secrets from the Amazon to the Andes.Continue reading...
Think salads are boring? Guess again! This one's loaded with flavor and comes complete with a DIY citrusy dressing. So good!Continue reading...
Can you really live longer if you eat more fruits and vegetables? Yes you can! Go beyond the number of servings recommended for longevity and the health and weight loss benefits rise. How can you eat to maximize your health and just how many servings of fruits and vegetables will extend your life?Continue reading...
When a marinade recipe calls for wine, is it ok to substitute something else? Yes! Grape juice is a delicious alcohol-free addition to a marinade. Head on out to the store and pick up a tasty non-tenderized flank steak, a lovely bunch of red grapes, and a bottle of 100% red grape juice. While the coals are heating up, let this excellent marinade work it's magic.Continue reading...
Pumpkin is not just for pies. The bright orange squash is perfect for savory dishes like curry. Skip the store bought curry paste and learn how to make your own mild yellow curry. Chop up a mountain of pumpkin, sweet potato, and onion. Then let the flavors merge and mellow to perfection in your pan or wok.Continue reading...
These chicken 'n cheese enchiladas are FRIGHTENINGLY good. They even come topped with black-olive spiders!
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