Top grilled chicken with baby greens for a surprisingly different dinner. In this recipe baby greens, also known as field greens or mesclun, are sauteed with garlic as a colorful topping for chicken. If you can't find the baby greens in the supermarket, you can use a soft lettuce such as bib.
Sauteing the greens for a minute enhances the flavor...Read more
Foodies beware: A recent study has shown that the habit of dining out may raise your risk of cancer.
According to a new University of California and George Washington University study, as Newsweek reports, dining out may put you at risk for elevated levels of potentially harmful chemicals called phthalate that are linked to diseases like cancer...Read more
Using sliced onions and green pepper from the produce section of the market helps you make this dinner in 5 minutes.
Wok cooking tip: Make sure your wok or skillet is very hot. Add the food to the hot wok and don't touch it for about 30 seconds. This gives the wok a chance to regain its heat.
-- Diced fresh onions and green bell...Read more
Easter baskets can be so much fun to put together for the kiddos. And while the Easter Bunny is not going to fill up a basket with broccoli and Brussels sprouts, there's no reason for the basket to be loaded with sugar either.
Sugary candies may be easy to buy, but did you know that one prefilled plastic egg can contain more than 30 grams of ...Read more
Pecans and cornmeal make a crisp crust for fresh fish fillets. Hot pepper jelly is a quick way to add flavor to vegetables. Here it spices up a traditional succotash for the side dish.
A general rule of thumb for cooking fish is to cook it for 10 minutes per inch of thickness measured at the thickest part of the fish. I prefer to cook the fish ...Read more
We all know we should eat better.
That's the standard message from health professionals, dietitians and nutritionists. A sedentary lifestyle paired with foods that are highly caloric, high in fat and loaded with sodium is seen as nobody's friend.
Adopting a plant-based style of eating is gaining popularity as a way to live healthier.
For some...Read more
This thick hearty soup is a great 25-minute supper. It's a whole flavor-packed meal in a bowl. It also freezes well. If you have time, make double and you will have another meal ready for emergencies.
-- Fresh or frozen shelled edamame can be used.
-- A good quality paprika can be substituted for smoked paprika.
-- Diced fresh...Read more
In the realm of snacks, yogurt has always been considered one of the healthier options. But is it so healthy, it can help lower risk of cardiovascular disease?
A study published earlier this month in American Journal of Hypertension (Oxford University Press) concluded that both men and women suffering from high blood pressure could potentially ...Read more
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Succulent veal with a sweet Marsala wine sauce and pasta brings a touch of Sicily to your table. Marsala wine is a sweet fortified wine that is produced in Sicily by families who have owned their vineyards for many generations.
-- Sherry can be used instead of Marsala.
-- Boneless skinless chicken breasts can be substituted for...Read more
Are you eschewing asparagus because of recent headlines suggesting that it raises your cancer risk?
Some recent research suggested that foods which contain high levels of asparagine, an amino acid, may be associated with the spread of breast cancer, as USA Today reported.
A study of lab mice found cutting levels of asparagine "dramatically" ...Read more
Although there have been countless opinions over the years about the importance of breakfast, researchers studying how it affects overall health are now saying that your mother was right when she told you it's the most important meal of the day.
A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows a correlation between ...Read more
You know that pepperoni pie you tucked into last night but would feel far too guilty to eat for breakfast, the most important meal of the day.
Get over it and chow down. In a boon to college students and hungover people everywhere, some nutrition experts are now saying that pizza is actually healthier for you for breakfast than that box of ...Read more
Succulent beef cooked in a tomato sauce flavored with onion, green pepper and paprika is the basis for Hungarian Goulash. Here's a quick version.
The secret to a good Hungarian Goulash is good Hungarian paprika. Paprika is the Hungarian name for both sweet pepper and the powder made from it. Ordinary paprika comes in varying degrees of flavor -...Read more