How healthy (or not) certain foods are-for us, for the environment-is a hotly debated topic among experts and consumers alike, and there are no easy answers. But when Prevention talked to the people at the forefront of food safety and asked them one simple question-"What foods do you avoid?"-we got some pretty interesting answers. Although these…
In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Grilled Chicken Breasts with Country Ham and Swiss Cheese. These chicken breasts are grilled on an outdoor grill, and when done they are topped with a thin slice of country ham and a sprinkling of Swiss cheese. They are very tasty!
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
4 slices of country ham, trimmed of fat (You may use prosciutto or another type of cured ham.)
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
Added by Tony Pinto on June 5, 2010 at 11:08am —
The good folks over at Santa Barbara Spice Company were kind enough to send us some of their "El Capitan" spices to try out. We've been enjoying it in different recipes (pictures to come!), and will be giving some away in an upcoming contest, so stay tuned.
Here's a recent Fish Taco recipe from their web site:
I’m in my kitchen a lot and I love it. Kitchens really are the heart… Continue
Added by Tony Pinto on June 4, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Who doesn’t like baked beans? Preparing them may not be a difficult process, but it is time consuming. The following is a recipe for some great tasting baked beans that can be thrown together in a pinch. Let it be known that it’s a total cheat and is not meant to take the place of an authentic version made from scratch. But don’t be surprised if your fellow partygoers start hounding you for the recipe.
To make a meatloaf recipe heart healthy, simply use ground turkey breast as the meat and dry oats as the binding agent. Cook a healthier meatloaf with help from a professional cooking instructor in this free video on healthy comfort food.
Expert: Susan Walker
Bio: Sue Walker owns her own freelance cooking business. She worked as a pastry chef and a full-time head cook for more than 10 years before deciding to start her own company.
Filmmaker: Luke… Continue
Added by Tony Pinto on May 23, 2010 at 11:39pm —
In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make delicious nachos that are great for entertaining--particularly for events like the Super Bowl. It takes less than 15 minutes for the entire preparation (cooking time: 10 minutes, or when cooked to your liking). Super quick and super easy for the Super Bowl!!!
1 bag restaurant-style tortilla chips
1 can (approx. 16 oz.) refried beans
1 can (approx. 16 oz.) chile without… Continue
Added by Tony Pinto on May 23, 2010 at 9:23am —
In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make her Best-Ever Oven-Baked Tuna Casserole recipe. It is creamy and crusty and full of wonderful Parmesan cheese--the best tuna casserole around!
6 oz. uncooked pasta (I used bow-tie pasta.)
1/2 medium, to large pot of water, salted with 1 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
1 1/2 cups milk for cheese sauce (I use skim… Continue
Added by Tony Pinto on May 23, 2010 at 9:15am —
1 Whole wheat wrap
2 tbs hummus-traditional or a flavor of your choice-I went with garlic this time...
1-2 handfuls of arugula
1/2 handful of sprouts-(I used a sprout salad mix which included Organic Alfalfa, Organic Radish, Organic Lentil, Organic Green Pea, Organic Azuno Bean, & Organic Garbanzo-this added extra yummy texture, crunch, and flavor)
2 white mushrooms chopped
salad dressing of your choice-I used a… Continue
This recipe will have everyone cheering at the dinner table. With the sweetness of apricot it's almost like a dessert dinner...well, you can tell your kids that at least. The recipe serves 2, but can easily be doubled to serve 4 (or quadrupled to serve 6). Enjoy!
1/2 tbsp butter or margarine
1 tbsp cider vinegar
1/2 tsp cornstarch
1/2 cup sugar free apricot preserves - room temperature
1/2 tbsp dry onion soup mix
Added by Tara Perry on May 10, 2010 at 10:44am —
Here is a quickie recipe to get dinner on the table that will also leave your children with smiles on their little adorable faces because they will LOVE it...promise.
2 1/2 cups cooked chicken (I usually grab a rotisserie chicken from Costco & shred it)
1 can condensed cream of chicken soup
1 8 oz package of shredded cheese (I use the Mexican mix pack)
1 cup sour cream, divided
1 can olives, chopped
1 cup canned… Continue
4 chicken breast halves, boneless and skinless
1/4 cup all purpose flour
salt and pepper
3 TBS butter
2 TBS olive oil
1/2 cup dry Marsala wine
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
3 TBS freshly squeezed lemon juice
Place chicken between two sheets of waxed paper and flatten with a mallet.
In a shallow dish, combine flour, salt and pepper. Dredge… Continue
A luau in a bowl...have a happy, healthy Hawaiian dish that satisfies the pickiest of eaters and nourishes your body from within. In less than 15 minutes, you can have this delicious, nutrient-packed meal that makes you feel like you are on vacation in Hawaii!
Yams are not only filled with flavor but they are also nutrient-dense sources of energy.They are very low in fat but yield lots of energy and fiber with vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, calcium, phosphorus, and choline.
Jon succeeded in developing the simplest and sweetest way to make yams and they were a huge hit in the kitchen! We washed and sliced the yams into discs. Then we shook some cinnamon… Continue