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7 Surprising Things To Do With Tomatoes

by in Healthy Recipes, August 5, 2013

Pretty soon, gardens and farmers’ markets will be overflowing with tomatoes. Don’t dare waste them! When they’re piling up and you’re sick of salads and sammies, turn to these fresh ideas. # 1 Make Jam This tangy, sweet and savory jam tastes good on just about everything. Add some cayenne pepper for an extra kick!Read more

12 No-Cook Breakfasts

by in Healthy Recipes, No-Cook Choices, August 2, 2013

The sweltering days of summer have arrived and the last thing I want to do is cook anything over a hot stove. It’s the perfect time for those easy breakfasts, where no heat is required.

10 Fun Ways to Enjoy Coconut Water

by in Healthy Recipes, July 29, 2013

Chilled coconut water is a tasty beverage (and keeps gaining popularity), but I’ve been coming up with all kinds of ways to use it. Try this Crazy Coconut Lemonade. Make frozen treats! Add to ice pops or fro-yo. Cozy up with Slow-Cooker Coconut Brown Rice Pudding. How about a cool spin on ceviche? Whisk withRead more

All-Star Slaws: Hold the Mayo (or Add the Mayo!)

by in Healthy Recipes, July 25, 2013

What’s cool and crunchy and delicious all over? Slaws made with cabbage (or broccoli, or kale or any other vegetable you feel like shredding) are one of summer’s great ways to showcase produce. And the side dish doesn’t necessarily have to involve loads of mayo — but used in moderate amounts, the creamy condiment canRead more

5 Calcium-Packed Delicious Dishes

by in Healthy Recipes, July 24, 2013

Are you getting enough calcium? Turn to diet first to get your recommended daily dose of (or as much calcium as possible) before popping a calcium supplement. Here are 5 recipes to help you do so.

5 Healthier Hot Dogs

by in Grilling, Which is Healthier?, July 23, 2013

I used to be totally against anything related to a hot dog. Two kids later, I find myself turning to them as a viable option for the occasional backyard barbecue or last-minute weeknight dinner. Part of the reason I changed my mind was because of healthier options. After reading TONS of ingredient labels, I found someRead more

22 Healthy Zucchini Recipes

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, July 18, 2013

It’s prime season for summer squash, and like most folks, I get all jazzed up when the zucchini harvest arrives. Here are 22 healthy ways to devour this summer goodie. Soups, Salads, Snacks … and a Cocktail! Zucchini is the chameleon of the produce world, adapting to any surrounding flavor and texture. It’s tremendously delishRead more

10 Great Ways to Use Up Fresh Basil

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, July 13, 2013

Pick up a bunch (or two!) of this fragrant herb while it’s in season. The toughest part is deciding how you’ll want to use it—there are just so many good ways.

20 Kid-Friendly (and Healthy!) Summer Recipes

by in Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, July 13, 2013

It’s time to break away from the same old chicken nugget and mac-and-cheese routine. The summer brings with it a bounty of fresh fruits and veggies, which make for deliciously healthy dishes your kids will love.