Sweet strawberries. Juicy peaches. Luscious mango. If you’re looking for ways to upgrade a salad, fruits in their prime are an excellent place to start.
Throw a bash these days, and you’ll likely be faced with a barrage of requests from friends who are gluten-free, dairy-free, meat-free — you name it. But that doesn’t mean these guests are fun-free! Whatever your pals’ eating styles, they will be primed to party (and think you are the Best Host Ever) when youRead more
Even if summer isn’t officially here, it’s fair to say Memorial Day marks the beginning of the backyard food-fest season. Whether you’re a host or a guest, make this your motto: No vegetarian left behind! Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes (above, from Food Network Magazine) Start the party off right with these one-bite wonders, which come together in 20Read more
Whether your mother is a recent kale convert or wouldn’t touch health food with a ten-foot-fork, one of these dishes is sure to match her unique brand of awesomeness. Here’s what to make if … … your mom is on a whole-grain kick: Blueberry Almond French Toast (above) When it comes to brunch, you just can’tRead more
If you spend more time on the phone with the takeout-delivery guy than, let’s say, your family members, this is the moment to put down your device and head to the kitchen. The best part about turning out your own takeout favorites: You might just wind up with some leftovers you feel good about. LightenedRead more
Whipping up a healthy meal doesn’t have to be a source of agita — or a gigantic time commitment. Each of these good-for-you dinners is ready in 25 (make that 24!) to 40 minutes. Swiss Chard Soup: 40 min (above, from Food Network Magazine) Swiss Chard is in charge when it comes to this satisfying soup.Read more
It doesn’t take much to bring out salmon’s rich flavor, but let’s face it: The old lemon-with-a-dash-of-salt routine gets old. The good news: Salmon need not be boring. Try these tasty ways to amp up an old standby. Mustard Maple Roasted Salmon (above) Mustard and maple syrup? The two condiments may seem worlds away, but theyRead more