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Cook Once, Please Everyone: Tacos

by in Healthy Tips, Kid-Friendly, July 14, 2010

Sometimes I feel like I am a private chef for each one of my three kids, my husband and my grandmother (who dines with us often). Instead of pulling my hair out in frustration, I’ve learned to cook kid-friendly dishes that can be dressed-up for adults too. One of our family favorite dishes is tacos—here’s how I prepare them to please everyone.

Eggplant Parmesan, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, July 13, 2010

Growing up in an Italian family, eggplant “parm” was a staple in my house. While it was cheesy, fried and delicious, nowadays I’d rather cut back on some of the calories and fat with these tips and delicious recipes.

Have You Tried?… Gluten-Free Flours

by in Gluten-Free, Healthy Recipes, July 13, 2010

Whether you need to steer clear of gluten because of an allergy or just like to experiment in the kitchen, there are plenty of choices beyond good old wheat. Mix things up with these flour alternatives.

Spotlight Recipes: Stone Fruit

by in Healthy Recipes, July 8, 2010

These fruit from the Rosaceae family contain a single hard seed or pit (a.k.a. a stone). They include some of our summer faves like cherries, plums, peaches and apricots. Enjoy your favorites in these mouth-watering recipes.

Spotlight Recipes: Fun & Easy For July 4th

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, June 29, 2010

Roll up your sleeves and dive into a seafood fest this holiday weekend. Whether you’ll be celebrating in the sand, poolside, or indoors, these recipes can’t be beat.

Make Your Own Jam

by in Healthy Recipes, In Season, June 29, 2010

Many store-bought jams, jellies and preserves contain more sugar than fruit. While you do need some sugar, it’s really the fruit you want to taste! Simple ingredients and a little bit of simmering and you’ll have the best tasting fruit spread imaginable.

5 Ingredients: Berry Trifle with Amaretto

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, June 28, 2010

What better to enjoy sweet and juicy seasonal berries than in a fresh and light dessert? This recipe is a showstopper at parties and picnics — the calories and fat are very reasonable and it’s as simple as 5 ingredients.