Saturday, November 18, 2017

Recipes

Start the day off right with a Pumpkin and Spice Breakfast Bowl

Start the day off right with a Pumpkin and Spice Breakfast Bowl

By MELISSA DíARABIANAll four of my daughters love frozen acai bowls because they feel like youíre eating ice cream for breakfast, except healthier. If you havenít hopped on the acai bowl craze, allow me to update you. Superfood acai berry puree is bl...
Published: 10/25/17
Updated: 11/09/17
Get your veggies and flavor with Roasted Sweet Potato and Brussels Hash

Get your veggies and flavor with Roasted Sweet Potato and Brussels Hash

As winter approaches, what goes on our table is transformed. Winter squash, hardy greens like kale and chard, cabbage, cauliflower and sweet potatoes are filling the markets and my recipe-testing table. Baking sheets that are covered in cubed veggies...
Published: 10/18/17
Updated: 11/09/17
Satisfy Chinese takeout craving with Kung Pao Cod

Satisfy Chinese takeout craving with Kung Pao Cod

Eating healthy doesn't mean there isn't room for occasional treats like Chinese takeout or a drive-through for our favorite one-of-a-kind cheeseburger. As long as we keep these kinds of meals reserved for true cravings, not convenience, then I can pr...
Updated one month ago
Meatless oat burger makes part-skim ricotta cheese the star

Meatless oat burger makes part-skim ricotta cheese the star

As much as I love a juicy beef burger, Iíve become a little obsessed with creating veggie burgers that step in and satisfy without any meat. Usual standby ingredients include nuts, seeds, lentils, mushrooms, tofu and, of course, the ubiquitous black ...
Updated one month ago
Lightened Italian Meatballs would do Grandma proud

Lightened Italian Meatballs would do Grandma proud

Spaghetti and meatballs was the classic dish I ate at Grandma's house growing up: She had her all-day recipe that filled her creaky house with heady aromas that built anticipation as meatballs simmered in sauce on the stove. The fact that she was 100...
Updated: 2 months ago
Take the plunge and try kelp noodles in simple cabbage and noodle saute

Take the plunge and try kelp noodles in simple cabbage and noodle saute

The healthy noodle market is booming, thanks to low-carb fans, and so it's no surprise that kelp noodles, which used to be a specialty-store item only, are now readily available at the neighborhood supermarket. Kelp noodles are a sea vegetable with a...
Updated: 2 months ago
Turn corn bread into a sweet treat with sauteed apple slices

Turn corn bread into a sweet treat with sauteed apple slices

Corn bread has always had a bit of an identity crisis in our house: Is it savory or is it sweet? Does it replace dinner rolls or dessert? This very dilemma may be what I love most about corn bread: It can go either way. Usually, we veer more sweet th...
Updated: 2 months ago
Cozy up to a more healthful dessert: Fall Apple Rosemary Crumble

Cozy up to a more healthful dessert: Fall Apple Rosemary Crumble

By Melissa díArabianIím celebrating the original fall flavor (before pumpkin spice syrupy things took over the world) with apples slow-baked in some form of buttery pastry and a recipe that fills the house with welcoming aromas that beckon us to gath...
Updated one month ago
Grab some berries and go for a Tangy Orange Fruit Dip

Grab some berries and go for a Tangy Orange Fruit Dip

Late summer fruit is perhaps my favorite. Berries are juicy and sweet, in their last flourish before slipping away into elite and expensive status. Peaches and plums are soft and caramel-like in flavor. Even the humble pebbly-skinned cantaloupe boast...
Updated: 3 months ago
Fava beans bring protein, micronutrients, fiber to the table in this tabbouleh

Fava beans bring protein, micronutrients, fiber to the table in this tabbouleh

Beans are an inexpensive and lean source of protein, fiber and micronutrients. But it's easy to fall into a bean rut. White beans, black beans, garbanzo beans and fresh green beans easily make their way to the table relatively frequently. Consider wi...
Updated: 3 months ago