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DIY Hummus from the Silk Road Vegetarian Cookbook

by in Cookbooks, June 28, 2014

These days, it’s all the rage to join a community supported agriculture plan, or CSA. But as recently as 2008, it wasn’t quite as easy. That was the year Dahlia Abraham-Klein, frustrated with the lack of locally sourced food in her Long Island, NY, town, gathered enough signatures to start a CSA out of herRead more

Embracing a New Old-Fashioned Take on Healthy Eating

by in Cookbooks, June 25, 2014

Sustainable. Gorgeous. Rich in nutrients. These are three ways The Nourished Kitchen captures the fresh and simple elegance of food. In her new cookbook, blogger and real-food proponent Jennifer McGruther – who favors the likes of bone-enriched broths and fermented goods — entices readers to once again get their hands dirty in the kitchen. What areRead more

The Antioxidant Avenger Smoothie from “Blender Girl” Tess Masters

by in Cookbooks, June 9, 2014

Tess Masters is the first to admit she’s not a trained chef, but she has been experimenting with food for as long as she can remember. As a smoothie-obsessed teen, she started exploring the various virtues of the blender as a food prep tool, and she has never looked back. It was also starting inRead more

For the Love of Vegetables: Recipes That Celebrate Produce, Year-Round

by in Cookbooks, May 19, 2014

The journey of Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge from New York City executives to country farmers has been well-chronicled — on the reality TV show The Fabulous Beekman Boys and in their best-selling cookbook The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook (both named after their historic home in upstate New York, Beekman 1802). Combining their business savvy withRead more

When It Comes to Greek Yogurt, Thinking Outside the Bowl

by in Cookbooks, May 8, 2014

Cookbook author Toby Amidor is a registered dietitian, a mother of three and a regular contributor to Healthy Eats – which might just be some kind of nutrition intelligence trifecta. She has long been a fan of Greek yogurt, not only for the flavor but also for the numerous dietary benefits it bestows. Her passion for the tangy ingredient inspiredRead more

Bringing Back the Family Dinner, One Tasty Cauliflower Recipe at a Time

by in Cookbooks, April 21, 2014

A longtime filmmaker and environmental activist (she produced the Academy Award–winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth), Laurie David is now on a crusade to change the way America eats. A lofty goal, for sure, but after revamping the way her own family approached food, she’s primed to share her practical yet sly spin on healthier homeRead more

A Whole New World of Whole-Grain Breakfasts

by in Cookbooks, January 25, 2014

By now, most people know that increasing their intake of whole grains can help them reap more nutrients, lose weight, lower levels of “bad” cholesterol and support digestive health. But in the kitchen, some cooks find it hard to get excited about what can easily pass as boring piles of drab grains — the likesRead more

How to Eat a Rainbow (Even in Winter)

by in Cookbooks, January 17, 2014

Half our plates should be filled with colorful fruits and vegetables at every meal. But is eating a rainbow possible all-year round? And can you really get your picky youngsters to eat a spectrum of colorful fruits and veggies? I spoke with the fabulous Frances Largeman-Roth, RD, author of the new book Eating in Color: Delicious, Healthy Recipes for You and Your Family. She shared simple tips and tricks to get you and your family eating a more colorful diet.

Ellie’s New Cookbook: Health Food That’s Also Fast

by in Cookbooks, January 10, 2014

You don’t need to slave over a hot stove to get a healthy, delicious meal on the dinner table. I spoke with nutritionist Ellie Krieger whose fabulous new book Weeknight Wonders has 150 fabulous recipes to get the job done in in 30 minutes or less!

Book Review: Savory Bites — Meals You Can Make in Your Cupcake Pan

by in Cookbooks, July 3, 2013

Good (and healthy) things do come in small packages. Get a taste for the yummy creations in the new book from Cupcake Wars champ Hollis Wilder.