Spinach, strawberries, blueberries, and walnuts sometimes are called superfoods because they are loaded with antioxidants, thought to contribute to good health.
Much as I love those little juicy citrus fruits -- clementines, mandarins and tangerines -- I have a hard time telling which is which. And Im sure Im not the only one. But all you really need to know is that all of these festive little fruits are in season right now.
Caramelizing the onions brings out their naturally sweet flavor. Try them in this simple vegetarian dinner.
Double the chocolate in this tart recipe. Chocolate crust and chocolate filling make this easy dessert rich with flavor. Work carefully to get an even layer of crust in the muffin tins.
Try baking up a loaf of this moist and hearty potato bread for a holiday supper or a simple side for Sunday dinner.
Knowing how to make tomato soup is one of those skills every home cook should have -- canned tomato soup dont hold a candle to the flavor and texture of homemade, and its ridiculously simple to make. The reason this recipe is extra easy is because it uses canned tomatoes, so theres no fretting over what type of tomato to use, or whether the tomatoes are at peak ripeness (in fact, canned tomatoes often have better flavor than what youll find in the produce section during much of the year).
Bok choy is a popular Chinese vegetable that easily pairs with shrimp for a sensational stir-fry recipe.
These hearty grilled cheeseburgers are layered with bacon, honey slaw, a pimento cheese spread, and crushed potato chips and are then toasted in the oven and served warm.
Cook up this slow cooker White Chicken Chili and feed a crowd this holiday season.
Serve this potato, egg, and cheese casserole with slices of ham or bacon at brunch.
Whether as a simple fall dinner, a holiday side dish, or a vegetarian entree, this stuffed squash recipe is pretty and delicious.
I eat these asparagus with my fingers, dragging the spears through the mayonnaise. The tarragon mayonnaise is delicious with boiled asparagus, too.
What tops the no-no list when youre watching your weight or trying to keep the fats in your diet to a minimum? French fries, right? Not anymore. Youll be delighted to know how to make sweet-potato fries that are totally fat free and have only 76 calories per serving. Plus, these fries are sprinkled with spices that give the potatoes an extra kick of flavor.
Enchiladas arent always made with red saucethe "verde" (green) version has a bright, tangy flavor that balances the rich cheese. Doesnt that sound good? And doesnt it make you want to learn to make cheesy chicken enchiladas verde right now?
Serve these Garlic Cheese Straws as an appetizer at a holiday party or as a snack on any afternoon. Or, package and give as a delicious gift.
This low-fat Tex-Mex recipe calls for bottled picante sauce, which is a less chunky salsa. For a twist, substitute salsa verde, a green salsa made with tomatillos and chile peppers.
Make this homemade vegetable soup recipe in less than 30 minutes. Marinara sauce from a jar gives the soup the flavor and body that usually comes with slow simmering.
Looking for a yummy casserole recipe? This old-fashioned chicken and rice main dish is truly comfort food at its best.
Crumbled Italian sausage adds slow cooked flavor to this broth-based soup thats filling enough for dinner and delicious enough to serve at a party.
Learn how to make fruit smoothies, and youll always have the perfect summer snack solution. These snack/drink hybrids are delicious and refreshing, but the true triumph is in how waistline-friendly they are. Practically any fruit mixture you choose will provide healthy doses of Vitamin C and dietary fiber, not to mention the more specific benefits of individual fruits. Perhaps best of all, these little miracle drinks are super simple to make. When you know how to make fruit smoothies, you can spend the rest of the summer happily sipping away.
Using whole milk instead of the more traditional cream makes this frozen chocolate dessert lower in fat.
Dont skimp on flavor even when youre short on time. Creamy chicken and pasta is a quick dish thats easy to customize with your familys favorite vegetables.
Weve handpicked our best salad recipes into this delicious recipe collection. From Caesar salad to fruit salad and salad dressing, weve got the recipes youll love.
Treat yourself to this savory meal of turkey tenderloins seasoned with a sage rub and topped with grilled spinach. This quick dinner recipe is ready in under 30 minutes.
Edamame is a trendy appetizer your party guests will go for. The addition of Chinese Five Spice adds extra interest.
The judges applauded the rusticity of this gooey lasagna, packed with cheese and sausage. The style is called free-form because the pasta can be arranged in different ways--for instance, folded over the filling--instead of traditionally layered.
Kids love this creamy, main-dish soup. Its just like a cheesy stuffed potato--but served in a bowl.
Either of these two flavor variations make a quick and satisfying calzone meal.
Pasta lovers who want to cut back on carbs and calories wont regret learning how to cook spaghetti squash. This oblong winter squash has flesh that separates into spaghetti-like strands when you cook it. Its a worthy low-calorie substitute for the real deal, and it boasts a fair amount of vitamins and minerals, too, including vitamins A and C, plus dietary fiber.
Artichokes, chicken and spinach come together in this delicious casserole recipe.
Make this quiche on Sunday night and you can have a protein-packed breakfast ready and waiting all week long. It works well for brunch too!