Tag: salad

Travel Tips For Turkey Day

by in Food Safety, Healthy Holidays, Thanksgiving, November 23, 2010

You’ve been asked to bring along food to Thanksgiving dinner—this can get tricky, especially if you’ve got a long car or train ride ahead of you. Here are some things to consider before you make your final decision on what to tote along.

Summer Fest: A Day of Potato Recipes

by in In Season, September 15, 2010

Potatoes definitely weren’t my favorite veggie as a kid. Give me a pile of mashed potatoes, and I was just in it for the gravy. I turned my nose up at baked potatoes, and forget about French fries. Now that I’m older (and a little wiser) I see what all the fuss is about: Besides being delicious, versatile and cheap, potatoes are packed with nutrients and fiber. Sure, they’re good fried and mashed, but spuds have more to offer. Here’s how to eat potatoes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Market Watch: Mizuna (and Simple Salad Recipes)

by in Farmers' Market Finds, In Season, May 28, 2010

You may not know it, but you’ve probably tried mizuna. Commonly found in salad mixes, these feathery leaves are my new favorite salad green. Here’s why you should pick some up at your farmers’ market this weekend.

Healthy & Fast: 20-Minute Spring Meals

by in Healthy Recipes, May 17, 2010

As a working mom of three kids, I can’t remember the last time I wasn’t in a rush. I won’t compromise my health or that of my family and always find simple ways to create fast and healthy meals. Here are some of my favorite spring meals that can be prepared in 20-minutes or less.

Leftover Turkey 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Thanksgiving, November 26, 2009

Who doesn’t love leftover turkey? There are so many creative ways to enjoy it (it was tough limiting it to 5), but making sure your food is safe to eat is equally important. Here are 5 yummy ways to enjoy your leftover turkey and safety tips for handling leftovers.

Spotlight Recipe: Mixed Greens with Mandarin Oranges and Walnuts

by in Healthy Recipes, October 10, 2009

When I get home from work late, I often don’t have the energy to cook up a full meal. For nights like that, this salad is perfect. Gorgonzola is my absolute favorite cheese. Pair it with nuts and I’m in heaven. This salad matches the crumbled cheese with walnuts, which adds more protein and loadsRead more