Recipes

Light Recipes (under 400 calories per serving)
Stuffed Pork Chops
Fettucine with Spinach Pesto
7 Layer Dip (100 calories per serving)


Not Your Ordinary Popsicle Recipes - Tasty, Imaginative Treats

Vegetarian Lunch Recipes
Quick, healthy, cheap, and easy ideas. Recipes, too.

Festive St. Patrick's Day Drink Recipes
Three with alcohol, three without

Heart-Healthy, Family-Friendly Recipes
Author Cheryl Tallman shares tips for heart-healthy eating as well as delicious recipes the entire family can enjoy.

Winter Warming Drinks
Few things keep the chill away like a hot drink in the wintertime. Here, recipes for Crockpot Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Hot Mulled Wine and Hot Apple Cider.

Gift Basket Ideas and Recipes
Create your own gift baskets with these memorable, inexpensive ideas.

Kid Friendly Breakfasts
Healthy Breakfast = protein + fruits or vegetables + whole grains + calcium. Here are some ideas and recipes your kids will love.

Healthy Apple Desserts
Enjoy delicious apples with these low-calorie, healthy desserts.

Low-Calorie Cocktail Recipes
Sparkling sangria, Mojitos, and Bluemberry Lime Margaritas.

Quick BBQ Recipes
Got the grill fired up this summer? Here are five quick BBQ recipes your family is sure to love! (And a delicious BBQ dessert, too).

Healthy Summer Treats
From icy granites to homemade creamsicles, here are lots of easy, fresh-from-the-freezer treats and recipes for you and your kids to enjoy.

Diet Smoothie Recipes
Five good-for-you, delicious smoothie recipes. Includes Power Breakfast Smoothie, A Touch of Citrus Smoothie, Superhealthy Cranberry Smoothie, and Sweet and Tangy Banana Smoothie.

Healthy Smoothie Recipes
More good for you treats that are high in fiber and antioxidants. Kid friendly, too!

How to Make Homemade Bread
Don't be scared! Here are useful tips and recipes (including a favorite recipe for cinnamon bread. Yum!)

Fruit Salsa
This cantaloupe salsa is delicious with tortilla chips - but also fabulous on cheese quesadillas and just about anything from the grill.

Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes
Includes Peach Julius, Virgin Miami Vice, Virgin Mudslides, and non-alcoholic champagne

Perfect Party Punch
A fizzy recipe with ice cream, sherbet and loads more!

Baby & Toddler Recipes
Edamame and Roasted Corn
Calabecitas

Breakfast

Best Breakfasts for Kids
What's the healthiest way to start your day? Linda Miner has the answer.
French Toast with Pear Glaze
Basic Pancake Recipe
Breakfast Bagel Casserole 
Easy Fruit Smoothie Recipes
Seven great ways to get your "5-a-day."

Salads 
Easy Chicken Salad
Chickpea Salad with Onions and Red Peppers

Snacks
Outrageous Orange Recipes
Cheryl Tallman shares a variety of delicious orange recipes, including a healthy Orange Julius recipe.

Calabecitas

Perfect Papaya
Everything you ever wanted to know about papaya -- from how to choose the perfect papaya at the store to how to prepare it. Includes five delicious recipe ideas (including papaya salsa.)


Soups (Includes Soup recipes from our blog)  
Winter Vegetable Soup
Creamy Chicken Soup
Barley Chicken and Leek Soup
Spring Onion Miso Broth and Tofu
Roasted Root Vegetable Soup
Roasted Pepper Soup
Fresh Tomato Soup
Creamy Carrot and Orange Soup
Corn and Sweet Potato Soup
Chicken Wild Rice Soup with Lemongrass

Slow Cooker Recipes (Includes Crock pot recipes from our blog)
Crock Pot Barbecue Beef
Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Stuffing
Crock Pot Chicken Cacciatore
Crock Pot Chicken Stew
Crock Pot Beef and Broccoli
Hearty Beef in a Crock Pot
Crock Pot Meat Loaf
Creamy Crock Pot Roast
Crock Pot Rice and Chops

Dinner
Family Friendly Mushroom Recipes
Crock Pot Beef Stew
Easy Enchiladas
Honey Spice Pork (One Pot Meal)

Desserts 
Baked Rice Pudding
Banana Cake 
Creamy Cupcakes
Get the Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day

New Christmas Bread Recipe: Reindeer Bread

Chai Tea Recipe

Mulled Wine Recipe
A great winter warmer.

Herb Keeper A clever solution for storing fresh herbs.

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain: 10 Quick Tips plus 4 Festive Low-Fat Recipes
Featured recipes: Christmas Biscotti, Cooked Pears with Spiced Syrup, Orange Laced Apple Cider and Vegetable Medley with Vinegar Salsa

Great recipe site: Supercook
A free and useful website to make your life easier.

Pumpkin Time!
Author Chery Tallman shares pumpkin nutritional information and kid-friendly pumpkin recipes.

Kid-Friendly Recipe: Maple Apple Graham Crisp
Cheryl Tallman shares a great kid-friendly treat, perfect as a dessert or an after school snack.

Become Salad Savvy
Master the art of the salad. Here are recipes and mix-ins for healthy salads your family will love. Easy homemade salad dressing recipes, too.

Soups are Souper: A Great Introduction for Toddlers
Introducing Soup to Toddlers, including a recipe for Creamy Asparagus Soup, from Cheryl Tallman.

Simple, Thrifty Meals
Here are some affordable meal ideas to help you get dinner on the table each night without too much time or effort.

Bread Baking Basics
Useful tips for making your own bread, including delicious recipes for White Bread and Cinnamon Bread

Healthy Habits: Starting Family Food Traditions 
Food traditions make for fond memories, lasting impressions, and great stories. Here are a few ideas for starting a tradition that may remain with your family for years. (Includes a delicious recipe for Hot Apple Cider.)

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin recipes kids love, including how to roast pumpkin seeds. From authors Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers.

Homemade Almond Milk Recipe

Kids' Vegetarian Recipes
Quick and easy vegetarian recipes that your kids will love.

8 Quick Tips for Brewing Better Coffee
Getting the perfect brew is not an easy task. If your morning joe leaves a lot to be desired, follow these easy steps to brewing a better cup.

Fast, Festive Summer Meals
It's summertime and the living should be easier. Enjoy these festive ideas to enhance summer meals.

Perfect Papaya
Here are easy ideas for putting a tropical papaya spin on your family’s meals.

Ten Secrets for Better Burgers
Ten easy ways to reach Hamburger Heaven in your own backyard. From author Deborah Taylor-Hough.

Shrimp for Supper
Creative and simple ideas to include shrimp into your family meals. Includes recipes for Shrimp on the Barbi, Restaurant-style Scampi, kid-friendly Coconutty Crispy Shrimp, and more.

Health and Comfort Soup
Nutritionist and author Kymythy Schultze serves up a great recipe for Gazpacho. 


Best-Ever Granola Recipe
Simple flavors - oatmeal, pecans and cranberries baked with natural goodness. This recipe is so simple, that homemade granola may soon become a staple in your house for breakfasts and snacks.

Kid Friendly Pomegranate Recipe
Jewels in the Snow

Pumpkin Soup
Here's a healhty pumpkin soup recipe, from nutritionist Kymythy Schultze.

Easter Recipes
Build your Easter Family Traditions with these yummy, kid-friendly Easter recipes: 
Coconut Ambrosia Fruit Salad 
Creamy Homemade Au Gratin Potatoes 
Orange Glazed Ham
Roast Leg of Lamb
Roasted Red Potatoes
Homemade Macaroni and Cheese
Honey and Lime Carrots
Honey Sweet Potato Mash 
Easter Brownie Cupcakes 
Easter Ice Cream Nests (A perfect kid-friendly desert - guaranteed to be a hit!) 

Valentine's Recipes
Valentine Party Punch
Valentine Pancakes
Valentine Cake
Sweetheart Cake
Quick Chocolate Cherry Pie
Poached Pears in Red Wine
Heart Shaped Cookies
Cherry Cheese "Cake"
Easy Cheeecake Cups
Berry Parfait


Basic Thanksgiving Recipes
Here are easy, basic side dishes and desserts for your Thanksgiving dinner, including mashed potates, sweet potato casserole, Grandma Tatum's stuffing, turkey gravy, pecan pie, and pumpkin pie.

Cranberry Up Your Thanksgiving
Ideas for adding these delicious and healthful berries to your table. Includes an easy recipe for homemade cranberry sauce as well as two dipping sauce recipes.

Pie Baking Tips and Recipes
Tips from a true expert, plus recipes for the best pie crust ever, as well as a recipe for graham cracker crust and make your own pumpkin-pie spice.

Halloween Drinks - Halloween Punch Recipes
Need to brew up something spooky for guests this  Halloween? Here are four fun and festive Halloween punch recipes - 2 for kids, 2 for adults.

Halloween Recipes - Fun Fall Apple Cider Ideas

How to Roast a Pumpkin + Classic Pumpkin Recipes


Product Picks:
Cuisinart EM-200 Programmable Espresso Maker

The Health Benefits of Garlic: Garlic is Heart Healthy
Did you know garlic is good for your heart? Here, all the good things that garlic does for you, and a delicious new recipe for Happy Heart Pasta Primavera.

Hot and Spicy Thai Curry with Tofu and Rice
from Elizabeth Yarnell

Summer in a Glass: Coconut Milk Recipe
Here's a healthy break from the winter doldrums in the form of a tropical treat, complete with coconut milk and papayas.

Perfect Pesto
Low in saturated fats and high in healthy, unsaturated fats, pesto is a wonderful healthy choice for its satisfying flavor and incredible versatility. Here is author Elizabeth Yarnell's favorite pesto recipe, along with two ways to make a healthy one-dish meal with delicious end-of-summer vegetables.

Healthy Meals (and Snacks) for Kids
It can be tough to feed kids, especially if they are finicky. Here are some creative tips to help you make sure your kids get a dose of nutrition in each meal.

Yogurt for the Family
Ideas for weaving more yogurt into your family's diet. Includes tips for substituting yogurt for less healthy alternatives as well as a delicios recipe for creamy dill dressing.

Holidays with Ease: A One-Pot Turkey Dinner with all the Trimmings
Here is a great solution to getting the meal with all the trimmings without spending hours and hours in the kitchen or facing a week of leftovers.

Features

Spinach-Avocado Dip
Blueberries for the Family
Blueberry nutrition facts, recipes, and ideas to help you and your family eat more beautiful blueberries, all year round.
Popsicle Recipes 
Chill out with these easy, inexpensive, healthy, and creative recipes for popsicles and pudding pops. 
Ten Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Moms
Just a few minutes in the morning and dinner is done. Here are ten brand new, quick and easy recipes for your Crock Pot, including Barbecue Beef and Chicken Cacciatore.

Emeril Lagasse Recipes: 
My-Oh-My Spaghetti Pie
Emeril's Favorite French Toast
Big Chocolate-Chip Cookies
Crispy-Crunchy Granola Munchies



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Slow Food: Join the Movement
The basic ethos of the movement concerns buying food in season and locally. It concerns supporting local economies and eating food that is simple, fairly traded, and good for your body. If you think this might be something you’d like to join or contribute to, here are a few basic tenets of the slow food movement to get you started.