All Posts By Karen Ostergren

Weekly Bits: Summertime

by in Reader Tips & Comments, June 12, 2010

greek yogurt

There’s plenty to love about warm-weather eats. On this week’s menu of reader comments: spice rubs (great for grilling!) and a seasonal veggie salad, perfect as a side dish at a summer cookout. Plus, weigh in on our next taste test.

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Weekly Bits: Old Faves, New Tastes

by in Reader Tips & Comments, June 5, 2010

eggs

Every time we talk eggs, you all come back with ever more delicious-sounding suggestions. But here’s an ingredient not many people have tried: fiddleheads. Find them both on this week’s list of reader tips and comments.

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Weekly Bits: Fire Up The Grill

by in Reader Tips & Comments, May 29, 2010

strawberries

Cookout season kicks off this holiday weekend, and with ideas from our readers, we’re ready to get started. Plus, we’ve included the latest feedback on our yogurt taste test, including a savory yogurt-based dip — perfect for nibbling while you get your grill on.

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Weekly Bits: Fuel Your Body

by in Reader Tips & Comments, May 22, 2010

treadmill

We know how busy life can get. That’s why healthy eating is so important, to give you the energy to get through the day. We’ve got ideas to take you from first thing in the morning (check out some veggies-for-breakfast ideas) through the end of a workout, to dinnertime. The best part? No flavor sacrifice needed.

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Weekly Bits: Eat Your Greens

by in Reader Tips & Comments, May 15, 2010

greens

Spring is in full bloom, and grocery stores and farmer’s markets are teeming with fresh produce. It’s the perfect time to try something new. This week’s list of reader comments includes some tasty ideas for an uncommon pick. Plus, a cool yogurt trick.

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Weekly Bits: Mother’s Day Treats

by in Reader Tips & Comments, May 8, 2010

mini frittata

This Sunday, surprise Mom with a day of homemade decadence. Start with the day with a deliciously low-fat quiche. Flavor up her kitchen with custom infused oils and vinegars. And toast her with a fresh fruit margarita — use her favorite berries for an extra taste of summer.

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Weekly Bits: A Few Of Our Favorite Things

by in Reader Tips & Comments, May 1, 2010

flavored oils

We love sharing our favorite healthy recipes and flavors — and we love hearing about your kitchen successes, too. Get a taste of new ideas and updated classics in this week’s comment round-up.

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Weekly Bits: Eco Eats

by in Reader Tips & Comments, April 24, 2010

asparagus

In honor of Earth Week, we focused on some easy ways to green up your cooking. Our latest comment roundup includes some of the great responses you, our readers, shared on saving energy in the kitchen. Also on this week’s menu: Get your green on with more ways to love asparagus.

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Spotlight Recipes: 25 Vegetarian Favorites

by in Healthy Recipes, April 21, 2010

hummus

Whether you’re a committed vegetarian or vegan or just want to try something new, meatless meals provide great variety to your dinner table meal line-up. They can be both delicious and healthy (foregoing meat isn’t an excuse to eat cheese pizza every day!) We chose 25 tasty recipes covering all of the major food groups vegetarians should be eating (these are healthy picks for meat-eaters, too): fruits and veggies, whole grains, beans/legumes, nuts, and seeds.

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Weekly Bits: Movin’ Up

by in Reader Tips & Comments, April 17, 2010

spinach

Last week, we got an upgrade: Healthy Eats is now hosted by our parent site, FoodNetwork.com. But we haven’t changed our wholesome approach to food, or lost any of the great recipes and tips you’ve come to expect from us. Find out what everyone’s saying about the move, plus check out some of our readers’ latest recipe suggestions.

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