Monthly Archives: January 2011
Do you keep an aloe plant in your kitchen? Aloe is an incredible plant with a wide range of benefits — most people know the aloe plant simply as something that’s used to treat sunburn. However, Aloe vera has been used for thousands of years to remediate a plethora of issues.
Filling and flavorful, this Italian vegetable soup becomes a meal in itself when served with a robust, whole-grain bread and a green salad. It keeps well and develops flavor as it stands.
When winter rolls around, it’s good to consume as much onion and garlic as possible. This delicious sauce makes it easy to do so. Serve this over grains, pasta, or baked potatoes.
This fun-to-make cookie will please young and grown-up tastes alike. Kids can participate in every step of the recipe, but they have the most fun with forming the dough into balls (make sure they have plenty of flour on their hands—the dough is slightly sticky), making the thumbprints, and filling the holes. I like to […]
Incorporating silken tofu into this lightened cheesecake, and topping with fresh berries, gives it a healthy spin.
Few sensory experiences offer more pleasure than the wonderful flavors and aromas of homemade baked goods. Or better yet, the hearty, nutty-flavored whole grain baked goods. Whole wheat flour is just one of several players in this healthful field that includes barley, oat, rye, and spelt flour, among others. Even if you don’t have the […]
I’ve heard that these simple, only slightly sweet wafers are reminiscent of animal crackers and arrowroot cookies, but better tasting. I feel the same way and enjoy nib- bling them unadorned, but what makes this recipe especially useful is how easy it is to make number of very different cookies, both in appearance and taste from […]
If you’re looking live a healthier life, the first step is to know exactly what you’re putting into your body. Estimating your fat and calorie intake is a good start, but why guess when you have the facts right in front of you? Nutrition labels are important sources of information that can help you on […]