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Healthy and delicious is what everybody wants to eat these days. Why not? There's no reason food that's good for you can't taste good, too.
Most of us spent -- and ate -- more than we anticipated over the holidays. We need look no further than this list, created by dieticians Laura Stadler and Barry Swanson, to get our budgets and waistlines back. Behold, the Top Ten Healthiest Foods for under $1!
Insert whole fresh herbs into the base of the volcano to create grass!
Monopolies are a bad thing, even at the kitchen table. Why allow one side dish, such as rice, to dominate your dinners? After all, there are many delicious alternatives, and one perfect example is barley.
Even people who don't usually like squash have a soft spot for the acorn squash. The ribbed, dark-green skin of this winter squash hides a bright orange interior that is very low in saturated fat and cholesterol but packed with nutrition, including Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, thiamin and magnesium. It's also high in fiber. There are a variety of opinions about how to cook acorn squash. Some people like the old-fashioned method of slicing the squash in half, removing the seeds, filling the cavity with brown sugar and butter and baking it cut-side up. Others like to drizzle honey or maple syrup in the cavity after brushing the squash with melted butter.
Let the whole family get wrapped up in making this dish by having everyone roll the "presents" before baking.
Experiment with different herbs for this recipe, any green herb will do!
Don't you just love all those studies that tell us chocolate is actually good for us? Good for our blood pressure and our cholesterol, reducing our risk of diabetes and even aiding to weight loss? Um, they had us at "chocolate."
The constant sounds of swishing hoops and blowing whistles coming from my TV can only mean one thing--March Madness is here! This year I'm skipping the greasy wings and slices of pizza while tracking my bracket, and opting for these healthy and satisfying game-day recipes instead. Stuffed Cherry TomatoesThe phrase big things come in small packages best describes flavor-packed Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes (shown here), which are perfect to pop while waiting for tip-off.
These huge sandwiches and their kicky sauce will satisfy the hungriest of your crew. To trim preparation time, substitute an 18-ounce package of frozen cooked meatballs (about 32 meatballs) for the homemade ones. Stir the frozen meatballs into the sauce to coat, then cook as directed.