Fresh vegetables are a colorful addition to your summer barbecue. This versatile recipe is simple, flavorful and our new grilling go-to. Made with a variety of bell peppers, summer squash and mushrooms, your version can use any seasonal produce. A marinade of olive oil and balsamic reduction adds a light sweetness and enhances your body’s...Read more
Healthy snacks can add important nutrients to your diet and help keep your hunger satisfied between meals. These roasted chickpeas are a great make-ahead option that packs fiber, protein and other beneficial phytonutrients. Sprinkle on salads, in soups or enjoy them all on their own. (more…)...Read more
Having healthy snacks on hand can help fight hunger throughout the workday. This easy, portable mix is quick to make and lasts all week. Pecans pack healthy fatty acids and protein that keep you full longer. This hot and sweet spice blend adds a kick of flavor to satiate your midday cravings.
Celebrate the International Year of Pulses with a splashy pulse that is becoming very popular - cranberry beans. Also known as borlotti, romano or Roman beans, these cream colored beauties with crimson swirls, streaks and speckles become a pretty pink-brown color when cooked. Convenient canned cranberry beans are quickly simmered with aromatic onion, garlic, thyme,...Read more
For a quick and easy side dish, look no further than your pantry and freezer staples. Quick cooking barley pairs well with frozen sweet green peas and corn. Barley is a whole grain that’s rich in soluble fiber, beneficial for controlling blood sugar, cholesterol and weight. It also contains beta–glucans that may help prevent inflammation...Read more
Food is a central part to any holiday celebration, but after having the same recipe for the fifth or sixth time, even beloved dishes can feel bland and boring. This year, spice up traditional fare with a few unique twists guaranteed to have guests raving. Read more
“Try it, you’ll like it, “ was an award-winning ad slogan in the 1970s. It definitely fits kohlrabi. Crisp and crunchy, with a gently snappy taste, this oddly named, odd-looking vegetable is related to broccoli, cabbage and other crucifers. Seeming like an arrival from ET-land, this flattened, pale green or red-purple globe has antennae-like stalks sticking...Read more
Roasted cauliflower is tender and creamy. As they brown, the florets caramelize, gaining a perfect balance of sweet and bitter flavors. I thought roasted cauliflower was heaven until at an Indian restaurant I had Manchurian Cauliflower. Spicy and roasted in a tomato sauce, it was even more irresistible than cauliflower roasted with olive oil and...Read more