Tag: leftovers

How Long Will the Food in Your Refrigerator Last?

by in Food Safety, June 25, 2013

Go ahead, open your fridge. How long have the items been in there? Is everything you’ve got chilling safe to eat, or should you toss it?

5 Ingredients: Leftover Turkey Quesadillas

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, Healthy Holidays, Thanksgiving, November 27, 2009

Now that the feast is over (believe it or not) it’s time to eat again! Here’s a simple, five-ingredient recipe that gives new life to your leftovers. We make lots of these in my house for snacks and light lunches over the holiday weekend.

Weekly Bits: Tips for the Fall Harvest

by in Reader Tips & Comments, November 7, 2009

This week’s list of favorite comments touch on cooking with cranberries, making use of that leftover chicken and healthy tailgating. Plus, some readers shared how they avoid caving to unhealthy snacks (and high prices) at the airport.

In the Bag: Keep Your Packed Lunch Safe

by in Food Safety, Healthy Tips, April 27, 2009

When trying to control calories or a budget, many of us turn to brown-bagging, but sometimes it’s not as easy as just tossing food in a sack and being on your merry way. Here are four simple rules to remember.

Spotlight Recipe: Chicken Sate with Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce

by in Healthy Recipes, December 29, 2008

With a coconut milk marinade and a sweet-and-spicy dipping sauce, this chicken Sate is perfect for any party.

Leftovers Reinvented: 10 Healthy Tips

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, December 25, 2008

Don’t think you’ll ever be hungry for one more Christmas cookie? Think again! Instead of tossing those holiday leftovers to avoid more over-indulging, use them to your advantage. Here are some practical tips and recipes to help you reduce food waste and space out the calories.