A quick search on “vegetarian sources of protein” pulls up a number of listings (“Top 17,” Top 26,” etc.) And each of those listings identify a different and random assortment of protein sources–which can make it confusing to keep track of them and, more importantly, to remember them when hurrying to put a meal together. … Read more
The Fine Line Between Realistic Goal Adjustments–and Plain Old Flaking Out What if I can’t keep up? Is that fear lurking in the shadows whenever you get up the courage to try some new habit? “Will I just end up failing and kick myself for even trying?” These fears sure cropped up for me as … Read more
Want a nicely browned and crisped chicken that’s still moist and tender? Try the slow cooker!
Cooking vegetables gratin-style is a delicious option–in the winter. Because a gratin is baked an hour or so, it’s tough to even think about making one in the heat of summer. Hence the slow cooker version in this recipe. Of course in cooler weather, you can also bake this dish at 350 (F) for an … Read more
Leftovers are a common problem for solo cooks. Not just extra servings of a dish, but also all the vegetables, seasonings, meat, rice, and other ingredients left over from making the dish. See how those left overs can be turned from problems to possibilities.
June can be frustrating for seasonal eaters in Colorado. We’re ready for the riotous color of tomatoes, peppers and eggplant but our gardens and markets are filled with greens that can withstand our unpredictable, often brutal springs. So in the vein of making lemonade with life’s lemons, here’s a quick idea to make flavorful use of kale–or chard or spinach.
. . . or How to Be Smarter Than the Average Food Marketer Food marketers must smirk with glee at how handily they seduce the American consumer. “Americans are so gullible!” they must all be laughing in their cubicles. Fortunately for us, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is watching our backs. … Read more
One-dish meals are the best: Fewer moving parts to keep track of and everything gets done together. Enjoy seasonal cilantro in this fun fish-based dish.
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