All Posts By Katie Cavuto-Boyle

10 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks

by , December 13th, 2013

pomegranate seeds
True, time in the kitchen can be relaxing and therapeutic — but that doesn’t mean efficiency is a bad thing. There are lots of shortcuts that make cooking a healthy meal quicker and simpler. Here are ten favorite tricks of the trade.

• Pom...

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Can’t Get Enough Butternut Squash?

by , November 19th, 2013

lemon-maple squash

Butternut squash is one of the most popular of the winter squash varieties. Sure, it can be tricky to peel (try these tips, or go for pre-prepped options), but the yield is high and the uses are many.

Butternut squash is a respectable source of fibe...

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How Not to Overdo It on Halloween Candy

by , October 24th, 2013

candy corn
Halloween is creeping up, and the scare of a sugar overdose is a concern for parents and children alike. Here are a few tricks for keeping the treat in your Halloween without overdoing it.

• Fuel up: Make sure the whole family (that means you, too...

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Delicata Squash with Sunflower Seeds

by , October 12th, 2013

delicata squash
It’s winter squash season which means sweet, savory roasted vegetables that warm us on cold days. It also means tough, thick squash skin that can be a pain to peel or cut away. Delicata squash is the perfect solution, as the small, delicate sq...

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8 Tricks for Using Kitchen Scraps

by , October 11th, 2013

carrot with tops
It isn’t rare to hear comments about the costs associated with eating healthy. But utilizing food scraps (like stale bread and carrot stems), which are inevitable in most kitchens, is one easy way to save money. Here are eight tips.

1. Vegeta...

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Butternut-Squash Hummus

by , September 24th, 2013

butternut squash hummus
If you’re looking to go beyond your usual winter-squash soup or roasted vegetable recipes, try this butternut-squash hummus. Smoky, sweet and filling, the hummus is also loaded with fiber, protein, healthy fats and beta-carotene.

Smoky Butter...

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Last Call for Tomatoes and Cukes!

by , September 14th, 2013

tomato and cucumber salad

Summer may be winding down but there are tomatoes, cucumbers and radishes still ready for harvest. Refreshing, crisp and colorful, this simple salad is the perfect side dish to almost any meal. I swapped the traditional herbs like basil and parsley ...

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5 Healthier Lunchbox Picks (That Kids May Actually Eat)

by , August 29th, 2013

lunch bag

How do we make mealtime appealing to little kids but acceptable to us? With summer winding down and the first day of school approaching, I’ve started thinking of ways to make lunchtime fun and healthy. Here are my product picks.

Juice Box:...

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Chia Seeds + Chocolate = Deliciousness

by , August 25th, 2013

chia seeds

We can all use another healthy dessert option, and this recipe for chocolate chia-seed pudding is so healthy you don’t even have to think of it as a treat. (Another huge plus: The recipe is extremely simple.) By combining chia seeds, almond mi...

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10+ Ways to Cook with Sesame Seeds

by , August 11th, 2013

sesame rice

Although small, sesame seeds are packed with nutrients such as healthy fats, protein, calcium, antioxidants and dietary fiber. The primary fats in the seeds are monounsaturated fatty acids called oleic acid. Oleic acid has been shown to lower LDL (&...

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