Archives for February 2014

Healthy Deli Sandwiches

A zesty deli sandwich can be a healthy option for the quintessential American lunch, and a couple of quick spreads can make this typical fast food a little easier on the waistline.

How To Reduce Sodium Without Compromising Taste

When it comes to following a low-sodium diet, there’s definitely a right way to do it! Here are simply delicious ways to swap healthier items for high-sodium ingredients, without compromising on taste.

Is Everything You Know About Weight Loss Foods Wrong?

I’m sure you’ve seen the “one food to lose belly fat” but there are substantial studies that show that eating certain foods definitely affects satiety and how hungry you are throughout the day.

Crispy Chicken Tenders

Satisfying your fried chicken craving doesn’t necessarily mean deep-fried food, as this healthy chicken tender recipe with green bean fries offers a waist-friendly, pan-fried alternative. Create a full-flavor, crunchy chicken meal, sans the high fat levels in this 11th episode of ‘Food Courting’.

5 Pantry Items That Are Better Homemade

Store bought pantry items can certainly cut back on cooking time, but some foods can actually taste better (and are certainly healthier) if you make them from scratch.

Cooking Class: 5 Healthy Ingredients or Less

Cooking healthy meals that are tasty too doesn’t have to mean hours in the kitchen. You can make sumptuous dishes with 5 ingredients or less in under 30 minutes in this informative, fun class that I’ll be teaching February 25, 2014.

Salmon Cakes

Serve salmon cakes on top of a lightly dressed mesclun or baby spinach salad. Sprinkle fresh chopped chives and enjoy as an alfresco lunch or the start to an elegant meal. Fish lovers will be hooked on this tasty preparation. A great way to use up leftover white wine and extra fresh herbs, these cakes also freeze beautifully.

Spotlight on Spinach – And 15 Ways To Love It

“Spinach vs Kale” – which one would be the heavy weight? If kale is the reigning champion of the superfood world, then spinach is certainly a tough contender… but you don’t have to let them duke it out, enjoy both!