All Posts By Liz Gray

12 Days of Healthy Holiday Gifts: Aida’s Fruit Chips

by in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, Healthy Holidays, December 6, 2010

Help a friend get their apple a day this holiday season with a container of Aida’s easy spiced fruit chips. These festive chips are super-simple to make, and they’ll stand out from the crowd of cakes, candies and cookies.

Healthy How-To: Breaking Down a Butternut Squash

by in Healthy Tips, November 24, 2010

It’s winter squash season! Butternut squash is delicious in tons of dishes, from muffins to risotto to soup, but breaking one down can be a little daunting.

Seven Days of Thanksgiving Sides: Stuffing, Slimmed

by in Healthy Recipes, Seven Days of Sides, November 23, 2010

We’re counting down to Thanksgiving with a new side dish every day! Thanksgiving turkey would be lost without stuffing (or dressing, if you prefer it that way). But sticks of butter and pounds of sausage are not mandatory ingredients.  Instead, combine rich sauteed shiitake mushrooms with in-season butternut squash and sourdough bread cubes for aRead more

Seven Days of Thanksgiving Sides: Quinoa With Pine Nuts and Raisins

by in Healthy Recipes, Seven Days of Sides, November 21, 2010

We’re celebrating the last few days before Turkey Day with a new side dish each day. Today, add Ellie Krieger’s Quinoa With Pine Nuts and Raisins to your menu. This flavorful, protein-packed quinoa side dish will please everyone at your Thanksgiving feast: It’s gluten-free, vegan and delicious enough that everyone will be asking for seconds.Read more

Seven Days of Thanksgiving Sides: Lighter Green Bean Casserole

by in Healthy Recipes, Seven Days of Sides, November 20, 2010

Make your own slimmed-down version, or try Giada’s fresh take on this holiday favorite.

Fall Fest: Sweet Potatoes 5 Ways

by in In Season, November 17, 2010

We’re teaming up with other food and garden bloggers to host Fall Fest 2010, a season-long garden party. Each week we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. To join in, check out awaytogarden.com. Early this fall,Read more

Fall Fest: Kale 5 Ways

by in In Season, November 10, 2010

We’re teaming up with other food and garden bloggers to host Fall Fest 2010, a season-long garden party. Each week we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. To join in, check out   awaytogarden.com. It may notRead more

Fall Fest: In-Season Root Veggies

by in In Season, November 3, 2010

We’re teaming up with other food and garden bloggers to host Fall Fest 2010, a season-long garden party. Each week we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. To join in, check out awaytogarden.com. Fall is inRead more

Fall Fest: Mad Squash Stash

by in In Season, October 27, 2010

We’re teaming up with other food and garden bloggers to host Fall Fest 2010, a season-long garden party. Each week we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. To join in, check out awaytogarden.com. Pumpkin farms areRead more

Photos: 40 Healthy Weeknight Dinners

by in Healthy Recipes, October 21, 2010

What’s for dinner tonight? If you’re drawing a blank, don’t resort to takeout — try one of our quick, healthy dinner ideas. From better beef chili to oven-fried chicken to lighter pesto pasta,  these perfect-for-fall meals will satisfy without a high-calorie toll. Browse 40 weeknight meal ideas » TELL US: What are your go-to healthyRead more