All Posts By Silvana Nardone

Skip Takeout and Make These Spicy Recipes at Home

by in Recipes, March 5th, 2015

No need to order takeout when it’s easier — and cheaper — to make your own. Thinking Thai? Try my take on Curry Mee. Translation? Asian comfort food in a bowl. My recipe for coconut chicken noodle soup spiced with curry will soothe your Thai cravings — and you’ll have dinner ready in less time than it takes to wait for the doorbell to ring. Mexican sound good tonight? My spicy chipotle shrimp with arroz verde is so good you may never dream of ordering in again.

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A Vegetarian Thanksgiving

by , November 11th, 2014

Sorghum Salad
This Thanksgiving, gather your friends and family and serve them, well, sorghum! It won’t send your guests running for the hills — we promise. The recipes we’ve created below are as tasty as they are good for you. But instead of white ...

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A Healthy Halloween? Yes, It’s Possible.

by , October 20th, 2014

Halloween
Halloween is not exactly associated with images of health and nutrition. It’s a day for candy, candy, and more candy. But not all candy is created equal. These recipes look and taste like the real deal, but they’re refined sugar free so ...

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Hearty, Healthy Soups and Stews for Fall

by , October 19th, 2014

Chicken Soup
When the air starts to turn chilly, there’s nothing quite like a stew simmering on the stove. These recipes not only ladle up comfort, they’ll boost your immune system too. Warm up with this quick veggie noodle soup. Lemon energizes and ...

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Juice Across America: Nine Fresh Juices Worth a Detour

by , October 11th, 2014

These days you can’t travel more than a few miles without running into a juice bar. They’re even popping up at airports across America. But not all juices are created equal. Food Network squeezes out the competition with the nation’...

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Football Sunday? Try These Healthy Tailgating Snacks

by , September 28th, 2014

Tailgating
Get your game-day buzz on with these winning tailgating snack recipes. They’ll get everyone in the team spirit — and you’ll score points ’cause they’re good for you, too.

Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Sauce
Have your...

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8 Cleverly Bread-Free Sandwiches

by , September 18th, 2014

iceberg BLT
Whether you’re dialing down refined carbs, giving up gluten or watching your sodium intake (bread adds up on that front), these loaf-free sandwiches — most of which sub in vegetables in place of the usual buns, baguettes, wraps and rolls...

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5 Next-Level Gazpachos

by , August 17th, 2014

charred tomato gazpacho
No need to pigeonhole a perfectly good chilled tomato soup to its classic definition. Instead, let go of your preconceived concepts and you’ll see gazpacho was just waiting to break loose.

Charred Tomato Gazpacho (above, from Food Network Maga...

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Put Up Your Cukes: Umpteen Things to Make with Cucumbers

by , August 15th, 2014

glazed cucumbers

With all that summer has to offer in the way of showy vegetables (squash blossoms, anyone?) and fleeting stars (get your heirloom tomatoes while they’re here!), cucumbers can easily be overlooked. But not anymore.

Glazed Cucumbers
Never cooked...

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All the Healthy Ways to Be Sweet on Summer Produce

by , August 10th, 2014

berry cheesecake tart
Don’t forget about dessert. These recipes — putting summer fruits front and center — give you just the excuse you’ve been waiting for.

Black and Blue Cheesecake Tart
Blackberries and blueberries co-star in this luscious chees...

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