All Posts By Kristine Brabson

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Spotlight Recipe: "Old Bay" Grilled Steak Fries

by in Healthy Recipes, May 30, 2009

Doctored up with a spice mix that echoes Old Bay’s flavor, these steak fries are an easy side for your next cookout.

Spotlight Recipe: Lemon-Ginger Iced Tea with Berry Cubes

by in Healthy Recipes, April 25, 2009

Antioxidant-rich white tea is the base. It gets a boost from fresh lemon slices (vitamin C), chopped fresh ginger (a bit of spice), honey (a simple, natural sugar) and the pièce de résistance: frozen raspberry cubes!

Spotlight Recipe: Ruby Red Grapefruit Mimosas

by in Healthy Recipes, April 15, 2009

You’ll feel rich clinking glasses filled with this vibrant libation made from a simple mix of fresh grapefruit, Triple Sec and Champagne.

Spotlight Recipe: Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bars

by in Healthy Recipes, April 4, 2009

We had a couple posts this week on the snack and energy bars you can buy at the market lately. Continuing on the theme, I wanted to give props to Dana for this homemade recipe. Made with oatmeal, peanut butter, brown rice cereal and dried fruits, these bars are versatile — mix it up with your favorite fruits or nut butter variations.

Spotlight Recipe: Steamed Artichokes with Almond Saffron Dip

by in Healthy Recipes, March 28, 2009

We love our artichokes here at Healthy Eats, but we know they can be a pain to prep. Use your extra time this weekend to try this steamed artichoke dish. Serve them as a side, appetizer or just a fresher snack in place of chips and dip.

Shopper's Guide to Pesticides

by in Food News, Food Safety, Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, March 24, 2009

Environmental Working Group, a non-profit focused on keeping our foods and environment healthier, released its “Dirty Dozen” list — a wallet guide to the top produce to get organic (if you can) and conventional fruits and veggies that aren’t overloaded with pesticides.

Spotlight Recipe: Asparagus with Parmesan-Egg Crumb Topping

by in Healthy Recipes, March 20, 2009

What better way to celebrate the new season than with the quintessential spring veggie: asparagus. Ellie Krieger doctors up the typical green spears with a Parmesan-egg crumb topping, and the quick steaming helps preserve the nutrients, flavor and crunch.

Last Chance: Warming Winter Meals

by in Healthy Recipes, March 14, 2009

For those of of us in more seasonal climates, winter is headed out the door (and not soon enough for me!). This weekend, salute the end of chilly temperatures with some hearty, stick-to-your-ribs favorites. Before you know it, we’ll be firing up the grill and tossing those summer salads. Try these healthy recipes: Chicken ParmesanRead more

Dana's Healthy & Fast Snack Ideas

by in Healthy Recipes, March 4, 2009

Dana Angelo White stars in a new series of videos on Foodnetwork.com. In them, she shares prep tips and healthy tidbits about a few of her favorite quick snacks.