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By Liz Krieger This week’s cooking installment began almost as a dare. On my recent visit to my parents, my mom nearly fell out of her chair when I told her...

By Liz Krieger Full disclosure: I had a bit of help with this week’s cooking escapade. You see, I spent the weekend at my parent’s house in the suburbs, and the...

By Sidra Forman Gumbo is a stew that originally comes from Louisiana. There are endless varieties of the dish, but most contain okra to give the stew a thick consistency. If...

By Liz Krieger There’s that old joke that asks where a 200-ton elephant sits. (Anywhere he wants, of course!) Well, in a similarly obvious manner comes this week’s cooking adventure. What...

By Sidra Forman Everyone loves lasagna but it can be seriously high in saturated fat. This version substitutes lean turkey for beef and incorporates both non-fat ricotta and low fat mozzarella....

By Sidra Forman Berry delicious! Fresh fruit crumbles are good any time of year, I tend to make them more often in the summer thanks to the abundance of berries. I suggest...

By Sidra Forman Traditionally asparagus is served steamed with a heavy sauce. My favorite update to this dish that I think tastes superior and is more healthful? A quick roast at...

By Sidra Forman I know that okra is somewhat controversial: People tend to either love it or hate it. Wherever you fall, I suggest you try roasting fresh okra, which is...

By: Stephanie Clarke, R.D., and Willow Jarosh, R.D. 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...

By Sidra Forman 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...

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