All Posts By Michelle Buffardi

Your Favorite Smoothie Combinations

by in Uncategorized, January 6, 2012

We asked our fans on Facebook and Twitter for their favorite smoothie combinations and got a big response. Find out what our readers put in their smoothies.

Last-Minute Holiday Appetizer: Spinach-Artichoke Dip

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, December 24, 2011

Don’t fill up on heavy snacks this Christmas, try Ellie Krieger’s lightened-up version of spinach-artichoke for an indulgent, yet light appetizer instead.

12 Days of Holiday Gifts: No-Bake Truffle Cookies

by in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, December 10, 2011

Make delightful little truffle cookies for everyone on your holiday list this year: they’re full of healthy ingredients and you won’t need your oven to make them.

12 Days of Holiday Gifts: Wine (in Festive Packaging)

by in 12 Days of Holiday Gifts, December 9, 2011

When you give wine as a gift this year, make it extra special by wrapping in a simple, festive way.

Food Network’s Communal Thanksgiving Table: Green Bean Casserole With Crispy Shallots

by in Healthy Recipes, Thanksgiving, November 16, 2011

We’re joining Food Network’s virtual Thanksgiving potluck and we’re bringing Ellie Krieger’s lighter green bean casserole to the table.

Cook This Now: Garlicky Broccoli Rabe

by in Cookbooks, In Season, November 2, 2011

I see a lot of cookbooks — that’ll happen when you work for Food Network — and even though there’s a stack of new books on my desk threatening to topple over, I still get excited when I get a really good, new cookbook. The cookbooks that excite me are the ones filled with healthy,Read more

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds, Plus 4 Flavoring Ideas

by in Healthy Recipes, October 21, 2011

When you’re carving Jack-o’-lanterns, don’t toss the seeds! When roasted, they make a great, low-calorie snack, and can be used to add crunch to salads and soups.