Tag: soup

Make Your Own Matzo Ball Soup

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, April 18, 2011

Every Passover, one of our family traditions is making matzo ball soup. Although Passover is a week-long holiday, we always run out of soup after two days no matter how many batches we cook up. Toss out the pre-packaged matzo ball mix and try my grandma’s famous matzo ball recipe any time of year!

150-Calorie Snacks

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 12, 2011

Snacks are an important part of a well-balanced diet and should contain healthy nutrients like calcium, protein, whole grains, vitamins or minerals. Aim for 1 to 2 snacks per day that are around 150 calories each. Skip those expensive snack packs and try these ten filling 150 calorie snacks instead.

Butternut Squash 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, November 22, 2010

This fall superstar gets hype for making a mean soup. Don’t get me wrong, butternut squash soup is an all-time fave in my house—- but there are more ways to dress up this delicious veggie. Here are our top 5.

Fall Fest: Pumpkins 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, October 13, 2010

This weekend we took the kids to a pumpkin patch and they absolutely loved it! Now we have lots of pumpkins and need to put them to good use. Here are 5 recipes using your freshly picked (and even canned) pumpkins.

Make-Ahead Meals: Big Batch Recipes To Cook & Freeze

by in Food Safety, Healthy Recipes, September 24, 2010

The hustle and bustle of everyday life can get in the way of making healthy meals. But with a little planning, it’s possible. Here are some basic tips on choosing the right recipe and how to safely cook, freeze and defrost them.

Spotlight Recipes: Gazpacho

by in Healthy Recipes, Tomatoes, August 18, 2010

Enjoy a refreshingly cool (and super healthy) soup this summer. Traditional gazpacho is a pureed mixture of fresh tomatoes, sweet bell peppers, onions, celery and cucumbers but don’t be afraid to get creative. Shake things up—blend a batch of watermelon, red pepper or white grape gazpacho instead.

Reading List: Shed Pounds for a Better Sex Life, Low-Sodium Soups and Fat-Fighting Dietary Guidelines

by in Food News, June 18, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Brown rice helps prevent diabetes, getting Dad in the kitchen and what you need to know about the 2010 dietary guidelines.

Eggs 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Easter, March 31, 2010

Eggs are budget-friendly and a delicious meatless alternative for protein. If you’re worried about cholesterol, don’t — according to the American Heart Association, an egg a day is a-okay. Try our five favorite healthy egg recipes.