TIP OF THE DAY: Appliances That Make Low Calorie Foods

It’s easy to make your own grilled chicken,fish, kebabs and roasts in this CuisinartVertical Rotisserie.   It’s easy to cook low calorie foods when you have the right appliances. One of our most popular articles last January was 10 Appliances For Low Calorie Cooking. Take a look at how you can whip up low calorie…
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RECIPE: Pressure Cook Beans & Rice—Fast!

Some people don’t eat more whole grains because they take too long to cook. But with a pressure cooker, brown rice is ready in 10 minutes, beans in 20 minutes (and really long cookers like short ribs in 40 minutes). Start your healthy New Year with a pressure cooker. We love our top-of-the-line Kuhn Rikon…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Switch Your Starches For Healthy Eating

Alas, our beloved Corn Flakes are not whole grain. We’ve switched to Cheerios and oatmeal. Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE. These painless, easy switches to whole grains and other foods can give you more nutrition, more whole grain fiber and a new perspective on broadening your culinary repertoire. Why do you need to…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Agave Nectar (Agave Syrup)

Any nutritionally-aware person realizes that sugar tastes great but simply is not good for you. How about a natural sugar alternative that tastes great and is good for you? That’s agave nectar (also called agave syrup), made from the juices of the same plant that produces tequila: the blue agave. In the bottle, it looks…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Lettuce Salad

You can make a salad with celery as the main ingredient. Photo and recipe courtesy Whole Foods Market. Commit to having at least one large plateful of salad every day. A salad first course will fill you up so you’ll eat less of the main course, which is typically starch and protein. And you won’t…
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