Beef patties, hot dogs, potato salad made using mayonnaise, chip dips made with sour cream – or burgers made with ground turkey, brisket, grilled fajitas, mini-club sandwiches, salsa or guacamole and tostada chips, fruit salads and vegetable dippers? The healthier food is just as tasty.
Healthy Cooking Tips
So you’ve been buying more fruits and vegetables, reading food labels and doing all those things that are supposed to make you a healtheir eater. But how do you continue your healthy habits into the kitchen? Find a wide array of healthy cooking tips and techniques that will ensure you get the optimum nutrients out of your food. You’ll find ideas for new cooking methods to try like grilling or steaming, or healthy swaps like using apple sauce in place of oil when baking. This is just the start of the many new cooking and baking ideas to explore.
If you’re on a diet or just trying to stay healthy, you may think that typical brunch foods are not an option. Luckily, you can tweak brunch recipes to make them healthier without compromising on taste.
Healthy macaroni and cheese seems like an oxymoron, but a few small substitutions can turn this diet-killing dish into something lighter and healthier. Read on for the details on making over this classic dish.
Following a healthy diet doesn’t necessarily mean you have to pass on all of those delicious baked goods! Read on for tips to cut back on calories, fat and cholesterol to make more heart healthy dessert recipes!
Learn how to roast chestnuts over an open fire and in other ways, too. Chestnuts make a flavorful and fun addition to many recipes and can be eaten alone, as well. Find out more in this overview.
Learning how to cook bok choy can add flavor and nutrition to many eating plans. This member of the cabbage family can be used in more than Chinese food recipes. Bok choy can also be cooked in a number of ways or eaten raw. Learn more about this versatile food in this overview.
Learn how to freeze chestnuts and why it may or may not be the right choice. Find out the best way to freeze them and how to cook them after they are thawed.
Cauliflower has many health benefits like anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. This is reason enough to consume cauliflower year-round, but you already know this. That’s why you need to know how to store cauliflower so that these anti-oxidants and vitamins are retained.
Before your schedule gets too hectic, learn the best make-ahead foods to freeze to cut down the craziness at mealtime. Cook when you have the time, pop it in the freezer and you will always have a meal ready for your family at a moment’s notice.
Shrimp is a seagoing crustacean with a firm texture and smooth flavor. Since much of the country’s shrimp supply comes from warm waters, it is available year round. Learn how to prepare fresh shrimp, often called the poor man’s lobster, to put a smile on your guests’ faces at your next dinner party.