I know. You could eat an entire box of Valentine's chocolates in a day. I feel your pain. You probably do not want to core an apple in cute heart shapes this Valentine's Day. Me neither. So, here are some healthy holiday treats that are guilt-free indulgences, usually under 100 . . .
Why slave over a hot stove for hours when you can make this easy scallops recipe in minutes? Company-ready and so yummy! Easy scallops recipe serves 4 Ingredients 16 scallops 4 Tablespoons butter 2 cloves of garlic, chopped (or 2 cubes of frozen garlic) Juice of one lemon Pepper and salt 1. . . .
I am not exactly an adventurous eater. I like basic food prepared well. I do not always enjoy the output of chefs who think combining odd flavors makes for a good (and expensive) dish. As the late, great pastry chef, Gina DePalma once said, "People are just too jacked up on food and cooking. Just . . .
"Easy baklava recipe" was the headline. It looked delicious. I'd never made it before. We were having dinner with our Palestinian neighbor and I wanted to bring something from his side of the world. Of course, he'd lived here for many decades and is an American citizen, but still. Why not give it . . .
Hey, I know. You're dieting and you're hungry. You want some flavor and you want some crunch. Oh, how well I know it. You simply can not face another salad, though. You want something new. Snacky. Yes, something snacky. An easy, low-calorie snack. So when a friend gave me some of these and told me . . .
"I had an organic box delivered one year and kept forgetting to use the vegetables, so I wasted much of it." This might be you, right? Because I have heard this--or the fear of it--from friends. And in fact, this used to be me. Until I discovered how to make the most of my weekly organic produce . . .
"Eat your vegetables," Mom always said. Ok. Not my mom. But fictional moms said this, for sure, right? Anyway, if this Brussels sprouts recipe had been served at family dinner tables, I guarantee you no one at all would need urging. Because it is absolutely scrumptious. Pretty easy, too. So, I . . .
This is, in fact, the easiest and most delicious chestnut stuffing ever. I made it up, so determine quantities and proportion to your liking. I swear, it really doesn't matter. "This is the stuffing from now until infinity," my husband pronounced on Thanksgiving. Easy Chestnut . . .
SkinnyKitchen.com is my go-to meal planning site, hands down. Run by my friend, Nancy Fox, it's the best website around for finding delicious healthy, low-calorie meal ideas that are simple to prepare. Guaranteed. I've never made a single dish from her site that wasn't absolutely yummy. So I . . .
No, there's nothing wrong with it. It's just got loads of beta-carotene: 25 percent more Vitamin A than other our familiar white cauliflower. It was originally a mutant, discovered in 1970 and bred with its white cousins. The result can be any shade of yellow or orange--as you can see, the one that . . .