Healthy Cooking Articles

Go for healthier butter alternatives. Vegetable-oil spreads can give you the taste of butter without the extra heart-clogging fat, dietary cholesterol and extra calories. (Compare Smart Balance®...

Winter time is a great time for a hot breakfast ... These days I gravitate toward whole grains. To me, they taste better than refined ones, but they’re also antioxidant-packed and high in fiber...

We’re at the start of California avocado season, which runs from April to August this year. That means you’re buying fresher fruit (yes, avocados are technically fruits) and supporting a domestic...

You’ve probably never used the words “casserole” and “chic in the same sentence before. Instead, the dish that can often be made entirely of canned goods brings to mind words like “practical”, “old-...

When I was a teenager, I spent a fair amount of time at the mall. Oh, heck: Who am I kidding? I spent A LOT of time there. I wasn't hanging out with a gang of friends scouting for boys, though; most...

There are so many ways to make a great veggie burger. This recipe is a delicious and quick option. The baking soda is the secret ingredient that makes a great crispy crust while the burger remains...

Cornbread is one of those foods that makes everything you serve with it taste better. And yet for those of us conscious about fat, cholesterol, and sodium, it’s also often one of those foods that’s...

Find me a person who doesn’t love macaroni and cheese…it’s hard, right? This is a healthier recipe that eaters of all ages will love! The creaminess of the cauliflower puree allows for a very rich...

One of my objectives for my recipes in this blog (and at home) is to use whole grains where they are not traditionally used. So when I saw a request in the community forum looking for a healthier...

Q: What are some heart-healthy and filling breakfast ideas, other than plain old oatmeal? A: Rise and dine! Starting your day with a heart-healthy breakfast can set you on the right track for the...

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