Filling Fiber: Cardio Friendly Foods Muffins can be a nutritional boon or a bust, depending on what’s in them. Those gigantic bakeshop muffins can contain over 500 calories and 20 grams fat. Smarter choice: Home-baked muffins bursting with antioxidant-rich dried fruits and fiber from whole wheat flour and wheat germ. Wheat germ is also high inContinue reading
Grilled Asparagus with Caper Vinaigrette Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds asparagus spears, trimmed 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided Cooking spray 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 garlic clove, minced 2 teaspoons capers, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup small basil leaves Preparation:Continue reading
Southern Corn Bread Dressing Squares INGREDIENTS: 3 1/2 tablespoons melted butter, divided 3 cups corn bread dressing mix or crumbled corn bread 2 1/2 cups unsalted chicken stock 1 1/2 cups toasted and crumbled day-old bread 1 cup herb stuffing cubes 1 cup finely chopped yellow onion 4 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup finelyContinue reading
Sautéed Carrots with Sage You can easily double, triple, or quadruple this small-yield side dish recipe to feed more. This recipe takes carrots to a whole new level! INGREDIENTS 1 teaspoon butter 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 1/2 cups diagonally sliced carrot 2 tablespoons water 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2Continue reading
Couscous Salad with Chickpeas and Tomatoes Lets get mediterranean with this quick and easy salad that keeps well and tastes best at room temperature. Pack 3/4’s cup of couscous with hummus & pita and 1 cup of fresh grapes! INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons organic vegetable broth (such as Swanson Certified Organic) 6 tablespoons water 3/4 cup uncooked couscous 3/4Continue reading
Pretzel Crusted Chicken Breast Tenders with Garlicky Dipping Sauce A crunchy coating from a snack time favorite is sure to win big with the whole family. INGREDIENTS 5 tablespoons yellow cornmeal, divided 1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk 3 teaspoons Dijon mustard, divided 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 cup finely crushed unsalted pretzel twists 3/4Continue reading
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