Healthy Cooking

Traditional Coleslaw (vegan)
There is nothing fancy about this coleslaw - it's the kind our mothers used to make. Here we've added some caraway seeds to bump up the flavor and made a jalapeño pepper an option for those who like a bit of heat. More »
Watermelon and Feta Salad
Watermelons with seeds seem to have more flavor, so that’s the type George Geary, author of 350 Best Salads & Dressings chooses. The watermelon makes this salad so juicy and delicious it doesn’t need any dressing. More »
Catalonian Grilled Vegetable Salad (Escalivada)
Perfect for the long weekend, this grilled vegetable salad is a specialty of Catalonia. The name escalivada means “to cook in ashes,” so for the most authentic smoky flavor, roast the vegetables on a barbecue. Vegan and gluten-free friendly. More »
Pickled Three-Bean Salad
In some circles, it is practically a tradition to have three-bean salad as part of a pot luck spread. This staple has a robust flavor that is unique. Having some on hand allows for easy preparation for any weeknight meal, long weekend or party! More »
White Beans with Orzo and Feta (vegetarian)
This is a quintessential Mediterranean combination — simple vegetarian fare that’s both healthy and hearty. It’s perfect for a long weekend, a potluck buffet, a bridal shower, or a simple (and healthy) weeknight supper. The oil-cured black olives add a real punch of flavor. More »
Killer Quinoa Salad
Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is the most nutritious grain there is. Something so good for you shouldn't taste so good, but it does. Serve this nutty-textured salad alone or with grilled chicken or pork. This is an excellent buffet salad that will hold for about an hour. More »
Easy Outdoor/Picnic Recipes
You can have a picnic just about anywhere you can spread a blanket. Backyards, beaches, parks, patios ~ it really doesn't matter where.  Take advantage of these last days of summer with entertaining expert Denise Vivaldo's Picnic Boxed Lunch of: Roasted Chicken Chopped Salad with Blue Cheese... More »
GF Peanut Butter and Quinoa Granola
'My version ups the flavor and nutrition ante with quinoa, peanut butter and dried cranberries. Spoon it up with milk, sprinkle it on yogurt or pack it in a sealable container for hiking, snacking, or busy mornings on the go.' -Camilla Sausbury More »
I Can Haz Strawberry Ice Cream? (vegan)
". . . Yes, yes, you can. I spent many summers in the fields of rural Ontario picking strawberries with my sisters. It was hard work, but man oh man, did we get great tans! This velvety pink ice cream is brought to you by sun on my shoulders and summertime happiness." -Candice Hutchings, author of... More »
Açai Superfood Bowl (vegan, gluten-free)
This deliciously healthy breakfast bowl is the ideal way to begin your day! So easy. So good for you! More »
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